I visited the old port city on Thursday evening. Settled in 1630, incorporated in 1653, capital of the colony in 1679 and refuge for exiles for Puritan Massachusetts.
Buddha in the window and flower box of spring.
Commercial Alley and t-shirts. “Cool story, bro.”
“When nothing goes right, go left.”
Signs: “Live free or die.”
“You can’t drink all day if you don’t start in the morning.”
Moffatt-Ladd House, 1763.
Home during the American Revolution of General William Whipple, one of New Hampshire’s three signers of the Declaration of Independence.
Ayla Brown sings the national anthem at her father’s campaign kick off event at the Portsmouth Sheraton.
Outside the Sheraton, some people tell Scott Brown where to go.
On the left side.
On the cold dead hands side.
Inside, Scott Brown announces run for U.S. Senate.
Introduced by former N.H. governor John H. Sununu as “the once and future senator.”
Post-event, a walk in twilight and a waxing moon.
North Church draws the eye upward…
… to see that the wind is from the south.