While in Massachusetts, we stayed at my sister's house. On the
night, it was unusually cool, and
we decided to have a fire in the fire pit on her deck. We had
water melon and roasted marshmellows.
The big moment when we surprised him. Despite him discovering
that we had come into town the previous day, he did not suspect
that this party had been organized for him.
The party was in Winter Island Park
Massachusetts. From the windows of the party location, we had a
view over a beach with Boston in the distance. His wife arranged
a clam bake on the premises with hot dogs, hamburgers, corn on the cob,
clam chowder, steamed clams, steaks and lobsters. The birthday
brought to the location by Steve, his long-time friend, under the guise
of looking at a jet ski. As he arrived, he caught a glimpse of
Maya, but still did not suspect anything. We took him completely
The sumptuous clambake was expertly provided by Ipswitch Clambake
Seafood and Catering Company. All the food was cooked
right at the party. My brother decided to 'help out'.
The kids liked skipping stones from the beach in front of the party
The cake was a delicious chocolate layer cake.
At the conclusion of a great day and a great party.
We toured Salem and the historic sites about the Witch Trials.
Stephanie was fascinated by the memorial to the
. Some names
on the memorial are on books she has read about the era.
We rollerbladed along the Lynn waterfront. It was great weather
and the boardwalk was
nice and smooth. My brother also went with us as he is also an
Fariba hosted us for a party on July 3rd, and we saw the fireworks by
the town of Lynn along the sea side.
We had a wonderful dinner prior to that at the hostess' beautiful
As is our custom, we found rinks and places to skate on our
roadtrips. This is
Of course, being so close to Boston on this trip, we had to have some
Dim Sum. This was on
the July 4th holiday.
At the famous "Make
way for ducklings"
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