Donuts and Deval
The mission: To check out the 54th Regiment Monument and the Hall of Flags in the State House
The assignment: Family Exploration of Boston: A Third Grade Social Studies Project for School. For real.
After the T, and some dilly-dallying with cameras, monuments, and donuts.......
we wend our way to the inner sanctum of the State House.....
only to find a closed-off ceremony taking place in the exact room we were hoping to enter.
but! the ceremony ends.....
and! we spot the Governor of Massachusetts, Deval Patrick.
and he's shaking hands and the crowds thinning.....and before you know it, the Governor is wiping donut crumbs off the chin of a certain Brookline 3rd grader and a photo is taken.