With Johnny Cash in my head, no less.
The so-called "Freedom Trail" links historical monuments on a cool 2.5 mile walking tour through Boston's center.
It was raining most of the time, but I didn't bust out my umbrella. Seattle-born people are hardcore that way.
A beautiful array of old American flags in Massachusetts' capitol building includes one displayed backwards to show its more neatly embroidered side.
Further down the road, Granary Burial Ground, founded in 1660, is the city's third-oldest cemetery.
Our tombstone engraving norms sure have changed. This close to Halloween, I found the old style sort of creepy!
Old and new buildings in a skyline are one of my favorite things… keep reading for a closeup of the glass skyscraper.
Boston's Quincy Market is a great people watching and grub getting hangout.
But the very Italian North End district won my heart.
Easily could have spent all day here listening to people chit chat in Italian and Boston accents.
Paul Revere sort of resembles Paul Newman, don't you think?
In front of an historic church, a modern memorial to lost Iraq War vets
And that spectacular building, again….
When I'd had my share of walking around and reading plaques, I hopped on the subway and headed outbound to meet a friend at Harvard.
As I walked through Cambridge toward a campus entrance, I saw a perfect looking apple someone had forgotten about. It was sitting on a ledge inside the school, separated from the outside world by iron bars. The apple and the tree in the background made me contemplate the knowledge we attain through higher education.
At least the W.A.S.P.y university's motto is "Truth"
And it's not considered Ivy League for nothing.