This weekend Kristin, my sister Kathy and I did the Walking City Trail, a 28 mile hike through Boston. I first heard of this trail last year when several family members and friends sent me a link to bostontrails.org.
Boston Irish History Walk
My three brothers and two sisters came to Boston for St. Patrick’s Day this year. We are 5th generation Irish-Americans, descending from Irish refugees who came to the United States in the mid-19th century during the Great Potato Famine.
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