May 13, 2018 – Massachusetts – Acton Arboretum

Today, I wanted to add a little tribute to my Mother on this Mother’s Day.  I planned the adventure to the Arboretum with my amazing Mother in mind.  I am so lucky, and grateful to have such a wonderful Mother, who has always provided me love, encouragement, and support.  As a young child we spent a lot of time enjoying the great outdoors, camping, walking in the woods, and learning about creation.  Little did I know I would eventually be blogging my outdoor adventures.  In my blog today I want to give my Mom a shout out, and say “Thank you for EVERYTHING you are, and have done for me.  I am so grateful”.  We are happy to have my parents join us on the adventure today.

Today we visited the Acton Arboretum, which is situated on some of the 65 acres of conservation land in Acton.  It has a short trail system, and provides numerous gardens to explore.  The Arboretum offers self-guided tours, available for download.  It is often difficult to find garden locations that are dog friendly, so I was quite pleased to find this location.

We enjoyed our time at the Arboretum on another beautiful Spring Day.  It is early in the garden season, but we still found beautiful landscapes and floral color to photograph.  The trails included some bridges, and boardwalks, and lots of little benches to sit, and relax.  Shadow enjoyed a swim in a little pond, and Wilma excitedly greeted anyone in her sight.  It was a simple park, but so nice to stroll around with my parents, and to enjoy the beginning of spring.  (Rating:  3, although the company was perfect!)

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