Duckling Day Parade

Boston’s Duckling Day Parade is the best Mother’s Day event in the history of history. Truly the greatest thing ever. Thousands of kids and adults start by hanging around an area where vendors have set up, as well as crafts and games, before the parade begins. Led by the Harvard band, the parade meanders through the Common before crossing the street and entering the Public Garden. It meanders some more, then ends up at the Make Way for Ducklings statue for many adorable photo-ops (and frustrated photographers, who can’t get through the mass of adults with our cameras)! This was our second year attending, and our daughter’s first. As a Mother’s Day gift to me, she attended without complaint, and her camera was pretty active, as well. She did, however, refuse to wear yellow. Maybe next year! I have about 100 photos of adorable children I’d love to share with you, but instead, I’ll try to cull that down a bit. You’re welcome (or are you?).

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Travel theme: Multiples

When I first saw the theme of this week’s challenge, I didn’t think I had any appropriate photos. Enjoyed searching through the recent archive, and found a few I do think apply.

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Multiple Ecuadorian sailors, and multiple sails on this Tall Ship making its way into Boston Harbor last summer.

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Flowers as big as dinner plates.

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Ten baby ducks. That momma deserves a medal!

Stop by and check out Ailsa’s page to see other bloggers’ takes on the theme, and while you’re there, read a bit about her travels!