Golden Gate Bridge

I had the opportunity to visit the Golden Gate Bridge this afternoon. I took a cable car to Fisherman’s Wharf and walked along the bay. As I approached it I was not surprised but a a bit disappointed to see the great bridge shrouded in the famous area fog.
 
Luck smiled on me. Just as …

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Flare

Admittedly this is a bit of a happy accident, though once it happened the first time I tried to work with it. This is the best of the attempts.
Made on the grounds of Phillips Academy, Andover, MA.

Acton Memorials

Along the very short Prospect Street in Acton, Massachusetts, are two monuments to minutemen of April 19th, 1775.
The Blanchard brothers were among the men from Acton serving under Captain Isaac Davis. Young Luther was a fifer. When the minutemen formed up to take on the British army at the Old North Bridge in Concord, Capt. …

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