This barbershop in North Scituate is just as classic as its name implies.
Thursday, April 29, 2010
Wednesday, April 28, 2010
Tuesday, April 27, 2010
Monday, April 26, 2010
Sunday, April 25, 2010
If you make your way down the Carl Pipes Memorial Trail, eventually you will bump into the Maxwell Trail and this beautiful forty foot long bridge across a brook. It was built by conservation volunteers and not only provides easy passage over a trick spot but a lovely spot to pause and rest as well.
Saturday, April 24, 2010
While Scituate is known primarily for being a seaside town, there's tons of woods and trails as well. The Carl Pipes Memorial Trail is a nice walk in the woods - especially since it's so well marked! This conservation land is a wonderful testament to the hard work of our local residents to preserve open space.
Friday, April 23, 2010
Thursday, April 22, 2010
Wednesday, April 21, 2010
Tuesday, April 20, 2010
Monday, April 19, 2010
Sunday, April 18, 2010
In a March blizzard in 1956, an Italian freighter named the Etrusco ran aground off Cedar Point near the Scituate Lighthouse. The 30 crewmen had to rescued by beeches buoy and found refuge in a local home before eventually making their way back to their native land. As for the Etrusco, well, it took almost nine months before it was repaired, re-floated and on its way again. Tourists came from all over to see the ship where it lay.
The Etrusco Association was founded in 1957, inspired by the town's response to the shipwreck. This non-profit volunteer organization lends medical equipment to South Shore residents in need. I think this anchor is a beautiful way to mark their building and to remind us that you never know where and when need will arise, only that they stand ready to provide aid.
Saturday, April 17, 2010
Friday, April 16, 2010
One of the things I most appreciate about this daily photo project is the discovery of it all.
There's a little park on Rt. 3A, across from St. Luke's and the Town Hall and Police Station; I've always zipped by it, noting the small parking area and the marker post but never actually stopping. But yesterday, I stopped at Teak Sherman Park and followed the path into the woods - and discovered this perfect little jewel of hushed forest and sparkling stream.
You see, I want to photograph the landmarks that we all know - the schools, the local stores, the parades, the festivals and so on- but I also want to seek out and capture these quiet pockets of beauty, the places we know and the places we don't know are right there in the middle of it all... like a sturdy little footbridge leading you into the sunlight.
Thursday, April 15, 2010
Wednesday, April 14, 2010
Tuesday, April 13, 2010
Monday, April 12, 2010
Sunday, April 11, 2010
Tomorrow night is the Annual Town Meeting in Scituate and signs are up all over town reminding citizens of the event.
Town Meeting is fairly unique to the United States of America and this form of governance has been around since colonial times. In a nutshell, the annual town meeting is where issues like budgets and by-laws are voted upon by the townspeople themselves.
There's a lot at stake at this year's Town Meeting. Let's hope we make the wisest possible decisions given the current economic climate.
Saturday, April 10, 2010
Friday, April 9, 2010
Thursday, April 8, 2010
... walk off into the distance with your hard-won spoils.
Thanks for indulging me with this Easter Egg Hunt series. Not long after I shot these photos, I took a nasty fall and wound up in the ER with a concussion - so I haven't exactly been in photo-taking shape this week! If you'd like to see the rest of the Egg Hunt photos, click here to view them on my Flickr photostream.
Wednesday, April 7, 2010
Tuesday, April 6, 2010
Monday, April 5, 2010
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Saturday, April 3, 2010
Friday, April 2, 2010
Thursday, April 1, 2010
The first day of every month is Theme Day* for CityDailyPhoto blogs, and April's theme is "red".
Thus I present the Little Red Schoolhouse, which serves as the headquarters for the Scituate Historical Society.
The Little Red Schoolhouse once served as the town's high school, believe it or not!
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