I was always entertained by the illustrations in Make Way for Ducklings when I read it to my children. Not only for the obvious local interest -- we live near Boston and know the setting well -- but because I worked then for Thinking Machines Corporation in the former Carter Ink building. I could point to my own office window in the background as the ducks nested on an island in the Charles.
Quack, Pack, Ouack, Nack, Mack, Lack, Kack, and Jack.
Today: 9 miles. This year: 468.4 miles.