Monday, June 21, 2010

Ruby Tuesday

Ralph and I went to Boston this past weekend. Yippee!
It was a treat to see something different for a bit ~ a change of scenery is always good for the soul.
We attended our nephew's wedding and had a great time seeing family and taking in the sights.
I snapped this shot of the '57 Chevy BelAir convertible that cruised around the block several times while we were sitting outside the bar below:

What a perfect Ruby Tuesday sign! Ralph also posted this photo today for RT.
The apartments upstairs must be inhabited by twenty-somethings. Just a guess.
We joined family members outside for drinks. It was a beautiful evening, plus I'm not young enough to go in a place like that!! It was fun to watch the passing parade. A group of sailors in dress whites walked by and we all applauded and said thank you to them.

I took this photo of the entrance to Quincy Market on our way back to the hotel.

Below we find a carousel in Christopher Columbus Park, across from where we had Father's Day brunch. I spied the red and had to shoot a photo for Ruby Tuesday.

We have more photos from our trip north, but I'm saving some for sepia scenes and such. ;-)

See lots more photos featuring red at Mary T's Work of the Poet.


Michele said...

Love your blog Patty!

reg said...

I miss my trips to Boston, I have not been there for many years now. I would think it has changed a fair bit by now

Anonymous said...

Looks like lots of red were spotted on your trip to Boston. Have the wedding was a great one!! :)

Ann said...

It was me inthe car. LOL

No, I like nice car too.

A 2 Z said...

Hi Patty,

It sounds like you had a great time! Pictures are beautiful and your post is really interesting. Thanks for sharing.


Regina said...

How fun and wonderful trip.
Nice bits of red.
Happy RT Patty.

Regina said...

How fun and wonderful trip.
Nice bits of red.
Happy RT Patty.

Annie said...

What a nice trip, Patti. I've never been to Boston. It's on our dance card and I sure hope we make it happen someday.

Love the carousel. My favorite ride.

Anonymous said...

Nice series. I also saw a very long car (yesterday) but it was pink so no photo.

Carletta said...

I just left Ralph's and commented on that red sky shot. :)
You've made Boston look like a fun town. I've always wanted to visit but I've never been.
Love the Chevy!

HOOTIN' ANNI said...

I had a '57 and white was mine. Loved looking back in time with that photo. LOL

My Ruby Tuesday is "Skipping Rocks" - a sculpture. Come by to view if you have time today.


Lisa Ceaser said...

Great pictures, really like the bar shot, looking up! And I wish I could have been there when you all clapped and thanked the soldiers. I get goosebumps just thinking of it. What a great thing to do!!!!

Dianne said...

Boston is such a great city
love your photos!!
takes me back to my last trip there

Magical Mystical Teacher said...

Red Chevy Bel Air—
How dashing! What flair—flashing
its fins here and there!

Ruby (sort of) Graffiti

EG Wow said...

Wonderful photos of Boston!

PeacefulGirl said...

Great shots! I especially like the one of Red Sky. Very cool. :)

Barb said...

A trip to Boston is definitely in my future. The Sisters will be doing a Boston day and one day in the tiny seaside town of Winthrop just across Boston Harbor where we all spent the early part of our childhood. I'll have to keep my eye out for that bar!

Manang Kim said...

You are right a new scenery makes me alive all the time ^_^ Interesting red. Happy Tuesday!

RRT~Red Hollyhock

Vinny "Bond" Marini said...

Boston is a beautiful city...if only they did not have the Red Sox ! LOL

Linda said...

From the sounds of your blog and Ralph's, too, you had a wonderful time in Boston! I'm so glad that you had the chance to go do something fun and get some great pictures at the same time!

I really love Boston though I hate driving in it! I'm going to have to get back up there one of these days when I've got some free time - whenever that may be!

Robin said...

I love Boston. I have a lot of family in the area but the closest I ever seem to get is the airport! Great carousel, so colorful.

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