Looking Past Storrow and Beacon

Looking Past Storrow and Beacon

I was down at the Charles photographing some of the blooming trees the other day when this small slice of Boston across Storrow drive caught my attention.  As I Looked from the river and past Beacon Hill at the skyline, it suddenly occurred to me I was seeing several...
The Tranquil Charles

The Tranquil Charles

I arrived at the Frances Appleton Bridge yesterday overlooking the Charles River in the late afternoon.  It was very sunny, and there were dozens of sailboats. In just about an hour the clouds had moved in, the boats were gone, and the temperature seemed much colder....
Jamaica Pond Sunset

Jamaica Pond Sunset

This was the first day I was able to bike around Boston with only two light layers, along with the benefit of the wind only being about 8 mph. I went down the corridor on my trip inbound, and on the way back by way of Jamaica Pond. I was quite surprised to see the ice...
My First View from Harvard Yard

My First View from Harvard Yard

The firts time I had a chance to see one of the majestic views from Harvard Yard I was at a friend’s apartment in the middle of Summer. Even though I am originally from New York, there was just a wonderful quality and beauty to these towers located all over the...
Humphrey Bird-Man McCarthy

Humphrey Bird-Man McCarthy

If you’ve happened by Battery Park on occasion when bouncing around New York you might have run into “Humphry Bird-Man McCarthy.” I caught him on this day when there weren’t many folks between him and the camera. I switched from the wide-angle to the 70-200 and...
Leif’s Winter Watch

Leif’s Winter Watch

This life-size bronze statue memorializes Leif Eriksson, the Norse explorer believed to be the first European to set foot on North America. Originally sited to overlook the Charles River, Eriksson stands atop a boulder and shields his eyes as if surveying unfamiliar...