I went for a ride out the Minuteman Bikeway today. It’s a wonderful bike path which follows the old train tracks from Cambridge through Arlington, Lexington, and Bedford.
You can still see reminders of the old commuter rail which ran along these tracks until the 60’s.
From the terminus in Bedford, there’s an extension which goes into Concord. Just after the Great Meadow (the one in Concord, not the one in Lexington which is named after Arlington) …
… I found this big turtle crossing the path. She really didn’t want to have her picture taken.
She kept hiding her face behind things.
The first rule of photographing turtles is to bring a long lens. Even the other end looks pretty serious.
After I got to Monument Square, which was already decorated for Memorial Day …
… I turned around and peddled home.