Wednesday, July 7, 2010

Beantown

On Saturday (the 3rd) we rode the train to Boston for what was expected to be a very crowded day trip. However, the train was virtually empty, we easily maneuvered through the city, and one sleepless baby was the absolute best company. It was a perfect day.
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This man generously agreed to hold my baby for some photos. It was only after they were taken I found myself hoping he, in fact, worked for the city when he, in fact, could've easily been some weirdo dressed in strange clothing drinking a Diet Coke on a park bench. You decide.
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After the picture on the right was taken, Will definitely started crying.


We meandered on down to Quincy Market. We passed a face painter and I knew Will needed something on his cheek. I was hoping for a flag or a Boston 'B,' but the girl wouldn't go for it. She suggested a star, which ended up being a good choice since Will didn't feel like keeping his head still. Duh.
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Auntie Becky bought Will his first Red Sox baseball hat, which thrills me to no end. There is NOTHING cuter than a little baby in a Red Sox baseball hat. Especially when it's MY little baby in a Red Sox baseball hat.
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Will was a perfectly behaved boy during lunch. Which was good because Mama wanted a Mudslide. It was delish. By the way, the pita is for picture purposes only. I'm still too scared to give him anything other than teeny tiny bite sized pieces of food.
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Making our way to the Harbor, we passed a carousel. Naturally, Will needed to go for a ride. His FIRST!
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Will grabbed that pole and rode like he'd been doing it his whole life. He definitely liked watching himself in the mirror. He's very vain.


A park near the Harbor provided the perfect background for a picture re-creation.
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This was taken last January!
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On this hot day, a fountain provided welcome relief.
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Will hasn't fallen asleep like this since he was a newborn. Well, that might be a slight exaggeration, but I seriously can't remember the last time. And for the whole 5 minutes he was sleeping, it felt heavenly to cuddle him so close.
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