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Pictures taken on 07/19/14

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Mmm.. morning.
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Breakfast?
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Diner!
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I don't know how I missed out on Annie's during Clark. I suppose being on the meal plan will do that
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Goddard Library!
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I figured I'd walk a little through campus on the way back to Tony and Shayna's Place. Wright Hall, my freshman dorm
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Another angle on Goddard
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Wow, where did the stairs to the north of Wright go?
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And what the heck is this??
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Lots of construction near Hughes
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I wonder what they're building
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Red Square
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Had to get my photo with Freud
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That satellite dish is still there
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Nerd Tower (aka the CompSci/Math department)
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Uncle Sam's! One Grease Calzone, please
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Helping Tony and Shayna move the heavy stuff to the driveway ahead of the truck
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Careful..
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This should give them a good head start when the truck arrives
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Satellite dish graveyard
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Cushions!
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Is this going to fit?
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Maybe??
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It did!
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Getting a real workout
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The couch is almost clear
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And into the driveway
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Steph takes a break
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Tony is king of the driveway
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Ready to go?
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'MURCA! Freedom! Yeah!!
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The Orange Line feels so weird after living in NYC so long
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This used to look complicated to me
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Gotta get ready for walking!
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Popular day to be out
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Lots of people walking around the Boston Common
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This lady was trying to line up people for an in-character tour
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Hey cool dodecahedron
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Let's get this started! Here's the trail!
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I've already forgotten what all of these buildings are.. I need to caption my photos sooner
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Religious people singing. Probably about Jesus
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Would you like to buy some Jesus?
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Hey it's the State Capitol. As seen in The Last of Us
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The dome is solid gold. No, that would be too heavy
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One more stop on the trail completed!
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This is how you know it's legit
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Hey we used to have these guys on in the background every morning
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Neat looking building
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There you go folks, the history of the Boston Common. I don't know how long this sign has been here..
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Boston's version of those stupid open top tourist buses
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Very very old graves
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Dad looks around at the old graveyard
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Some of these gravestones have been around since the 1600s. Some of these people fought in the Revolutionary War
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Old gravestones used to be super thin
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Despite what all the ignorant tourists who can't read were saying, this is the grave of Benjamin Franklin's parents, not the man himself.
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People gathered around one of those funny in-character tour guides
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Old timey graves are weird
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Weird tour guides
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Follow the trail. It's made it brick.. inside other brick
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This was some super old church
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Inside the super old church. It was kind of cool because instead of pews they had little cubicles with doors. I was a fan
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Eventually I started taking photos of the signs explaining where we were so I didn't have to remember
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A statue of Benjamin Franklin! Supposedly this is the oldest portrait statue in the United States
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Old City Hall
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Photos used to take a lot longer to make
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Hi Ben
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The "Old South Meeting House"
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I thought it was funny that there was this super old building and right outside is a dude in a Skyrim t-shirt
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Boston streets are weird
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Hey! This is where my Mom worked for years! I don't think I've ever seen it up close
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Tall building.
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Not sure what building this is. I think there were maybe revolutionary meetings here?
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This woman walked through the frame just as I took the shot but I like it. This is the site of the Boston Massacre and hundreds of years later we're just rolling babies through it.
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Hey it's that clock tower from the news
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Three buildings from different times
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A wider angle of the previous shot
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I believe this is the current city hall. It's made with "brutalist" architecture. Pretty cool
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This lady had a nicer lens than me
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Quincy Market or Faneuil Hall or.. something
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Who needs real drums
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Fruits and veggies!
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Hey this is where Paul Revere lived!
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At this point my Dad started commandeering the camera every once in a while
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Horse!
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Who is that riding the horse? I bet it's Paul Revere
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We stumbled across this small memorial to veterans from a much more recent war
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Too many dog tags
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Hey there's the Zakim Bridge
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This building was one of the stops on the trail that I forgot to take a photo of, so I just turned around and lazily took one from far away
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Another graveyard! They're everywhere!
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Funny little bike taxi
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Zakim! The largest asymmetrical suspension bridge in the world! Well, at one time. Who knows if it still is
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This made me laugh.. The rest of the bridge is a grate you can see through to the water underneath
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Lots of boats
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The world's oldest boat still in active navy service: The U.S.S. Constitution!
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Dad says "peace"
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All these ropes seem so complicated
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Lots of cannons
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Coming around to the other side
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The sides weren't really iron. They were oak or something
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Walking along the deck
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These stairs were pretty tricky
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So many ropes
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This life preserver is over 400 years old. No not really.
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Hanging with the cannons
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This reminded me of the payload bay doors on the space shuttle. Very similar purpose!
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Listening to the history of the ship in one of the lower decks.
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The ceilings were a bit low
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Really old rifles!
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Really old.. stuff?
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There were a LOT of cannons. Technically they were "guns" since they're on a ship
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This is where the sailors slept
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Explaining the process of firing a cannon.
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Well that was fun
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Bye U.S.S. Constitution!
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Funny Parappa graffiti
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Hey that's Baltimore's thing!
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Boston roads remain weird
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The end of the trail, the Bunker Hill Monument!
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Hey it's that blimp!
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Close enough that you can't see the pointy top anymore
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We officially made it!
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And here's where we went! We did the entire trail! Most people give up and skip the last two since they're pretty far away. Not us!
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A successful fun day in Boston
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