August 2017

How is summer over already? I have no idea. Tomorrow is Marcus's first day of school, though, so I suppose we should toss up some pictures of how we managed to keep busy in August.


(L-r) Storymobile at the Copley Library, homemade popsicles on our stoop in the evenings, treats in Chinatown


Playground fun


(L-r) Block party in the South End, and "homework"




Gardening! Our tomatoes are 7' high and yielding a pint of cherry tomatoes every other day.


Face painting at miscellaneous events


(L-r) Tenacity, and a pro-environmentalism participatory musical


JP Licks


Events at our local library! (L-r) Owl demonstration, introduction to electronics class, and insect show and tell


More local library events! (L-r) Summer reading log and prizes, Urbanity dance class, and science experiments


Out of the Park Red Sox festival on the Boston Common


Sleepover with Garrison and Clarinda


Wampanoag cultural day at the Mary Baker Eddy


Art classes at Quincy Market


Lunch at the Public Market


Circus classes


Kimball Farm!


Potluck block BBQ


Partial solar eclipse (8/21/17)


Boston Children's Festival in Franklin Park on Marcus's 9th birthday


Grandma Judy's visit and many grandparents for Marcus's birthday dinner


Assorted family fun




And finally, a few photos in memory of our beloved cousin Chris Failla, who passed away this month. We weren't able to get to California for his memorial service, but we will always remember his gentle spirit, family loyalty, love for animals, and sense of humor.


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