More later plus photos, of course - right now I'm going away for the rest of the weekend! Happy Memorial Day everyone!
One picture a day of this rural, old New England town.
One of the loveliest outings near Sharon is the Trevor Zoo, at the Millbrook School. It's only about 15 minutes from downtown Sharon, and it has a unique collection of animals from around the world - no elephants or tigers, but lemurs, tamarins, rheas, and a lot of local fauna as well. It takes about an hour to walk through, depending on how much time you spend reading the thorough displays (be warned, they aren't written for children (too science-jargony) and on a nice day like today you couldn't ask for a finer way to spend your time. See more of my photos here.
I ran the 5-mile Sharon Classic on Saturday. It was cold, it was rainy, and I finished last. Truly. But Janet kindly saved me some of her bounty - what a nice reward! And it was to raise money for the wonderful Sharon Day Care, which has taken fine care of generations of Sharon children, including, this year, my own!
May 1 already! Today's theme is numbers, and this house, which I've posted before, has the number 1780 on the lintel (I'm sure that's not what that's called and that someone will soon correct me!) That confused me when I first walked down Upper Main trying to find a particular house - I was looking for number 34 and couldn't see how it could be near 1780! But of course, 1780 is the year this house was built - many houses in Sharon post them (and the address is somewhere below, next to the door.)
By the way, the reason this is in black and white except for the flag is that I originally posted it on the fourth of July in 2006 - and wanted to highlight the flag.
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