Saturday, April 17, 2010

Massachusetts and Maryland

We have been away from home for a month or so, visiting family in Baltimore and in Edmonton, Alberta, Canada.

I won’t be back till early May, but my husband is now home in New Hampshire and scanned
these drawings from the early part of our trip. Come back in mid-May to see the later ones.

Westford Common, Massachusetts, from the car window. A rainy day.
There was still snow on the ground. We lived in this town for many years when I was in grade school. Yes, that is a small cannon and a pile of cannon balls, Revolutionary War era.

O’Donnell Square, Canton, Baltimore, Maryland
I like the brightly painted buildings on a grey, rainy day. Early spring leaves.

Inner Harbor, Baltimore, Maryland, seen from the top floor of the Barnes & Noble
bookstore in the Power Plant building

Building on stilts is Baltimore’s World Trade Center.

Patterson Park Pagoda, Baltimore, Maryland - 1891
Detail of doorway and cast iron supports

Baltimore skyline from the East
Patterson Park, Baltimore, early Spring
White building on the lower right is an ice skating arena

Twin rowhouses, Patterson Park Avenue, Baltimore
Two grand old brick ladies with ornate wooden cornices.
It had been a hard winter, and the woman weeding the front garden was greatly enjoying herself!

Children’s mosaic, Fairmount Avenue at Luzerne Street, Baltimore
Banner Neighborhood Art Club, 2006

Yellow Man
Eastern Avenue, in the Highlandtown neighborhood of Baltimore
Metal scrap statue by David Friedman

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