Walter Mencken 11 a.m., Nov. 27
Seaport Village Ducklings!
It still feels like Spring when you see fluffy little ducklings paddling their way across the pond behind their mama duck. At Seaport Village, in the pond directly outside of one of my favorite bookstores, Upstart Crow, I saw more ducklings in one place than ever before, and that was just this weekend, so if you hurry out there, you'll likely get a few of their fluffy adorableness firsthand.
I think they belong to two different sets of parents, though, because one of the big ducks harassed a duckling until it swam away under water toward another big duck. I caught the whole episode on tape, because I'm prepared like that. Check it out, right here: