Peace at the Pond

On this tragic day, when senseless acts of violence have hurt so many, I am grateful for the places of peace in our city. Jamaica Pond is one of those places, an oasis of peace and calm amidst the chaos of the day. We walked its shores, sirens continually wailing along the Jamaica Way as emergency vehicles rushed downtown.

Boathouse and willow
Jamaica Pond boathouse and a willow tree.


maple and willow flowers
Red maple and yellow willow flowers.

Geese and willows
A pair of Canada geese swim the Pond with willows on either side.
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