Dance of the Jellyfish: New England Aquarium

The very first thing John and I did when we got to Boston was to become members of the New England Aquarium. Our annual membership fee contributes to public education, exhibit improvements and local conservation efforts. And, it allows us to go to the aquarium as many times as we want, all year long. This was really nice during the summer because the ferry from Boston to Salem is right next to the aquarium, which means we have a place to meander while we are waiting for boarding time. This week we discovered the Jellyfish exhibit. For those of you …

Museum of Science: Butterfly Garden

Last Tuesday we decided to explore the city a bit, and ended up at Boston’s Museum of Science. One of the sections I really enjoyed was the butterfly garden. My college roommate would hate this; she is terrified of butterflies. It’s a long room with air-lock style entryways at both ends, which have forced air blowing down over them to discourage butterfly “hitchhikers”.

Peach Picking!

Our neighbor invited John and I along to go peach picking last weekend. Unfortunately John had to work, but the rest of the housemates made it out. And, it didn’t even rain until the very end!