Band Concert in the Park

This afternoon, as on most summer Sundays here, there was a concert in Beacon Hill Park at the band-shell. The weather was perfect, 25C (high 70’s) and my wife was up there playing her flute. She can be seen as one of the dark dots on stage…

After the concert we walked over to the ice cream stand, and then watched turtles sunbathing on a log in one of the many ponds. It is amusing to see 17 turtles in a row, separated by several ducks. I hope and expect this sort of bucolic day was enjoyed across the country and perhaps around the world. If we simply had more sunny afternoons in the park I’m sure there would be world peace. Make it mandatory I say!

concert at the bandshell

concert at the band-shell


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3 responses to “Band Concert in the Park

  1. “Saturday in the park, I think it was the fourth of July.” Your post reminds me of this lyric from, I think, the band Chicago. I heartily agree.

  2. Love your blog and your sketches. Happy to be a new follower!

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