Boston’s South End on a Rainy Day

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A couple weeks ago, I was writing an article for the Buzz about Boston’s local florists. I had the privilege of talking to many shop owners and learning just a little bit about the flower industry and the joys of owning a flower shop. When I called one shop, Olympia, I had a lovely chat with Eileen. I had not had the opportunity to step inside Olympia before writing my article, and she kindly invited me to visit the shop. Last Saturday, I trekked over to the South End in the rain to say hello and thank you. Unfortunately, Saturdays are her day off, but I’m still glad I was able to enjoy the whimsical space and admire spring in the South End.

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I’m completely convinced that some of the best adventures are the ones that we aren’t seeking. Sometimes, I like to stroll and enjoy the scenery, with no intention of taking photographs. However, despite the rain, the South End was filled with marvelous flowers, and I was delighted any which way I looked. It was impossible not to stop and snap a photo. Here’s a small collection of the neighborhood in bloom.

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Happy spring and cheers to your next adventure!

~Marissa

 

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