James Hobin: A Round Dot

Ong Dia by James HobinHowever much we in Dorchester may strive to achieve spiritual bliss, we also must struggle with the challenge of living in an urban environment, which can be frustrating at...
THE SUBMARINE CHASER. 110 foot length and 16 foot beam: Two officers and twenty-four men: Triple screw, with three 6-cylinder, 220 hp, gasoline engines; Top speed: 12 knots; cruising range: 1000...
Sometimes we come across a thing so fantastically ugly that we are compelled to stop and gaze in admiration. If the object of our attention is found on a Dorchester beach, we might think it is just a...
Shirley-Eustis House: Illustration by James HobinOn March 17, 1776, the British evacuated the city, never to return. The Dorchester Heights monument, which is built of white marble, commemorates the...
An outcropping of Roxbury Puddingstone on top of Savin Hill. Photo by James Hobin Dorchester is approximately six square miles, and almost every square inch of it has been scraped, blasted, planted...
When it gets this cold I begin to wonder about all the birds that don’t fly south for the winter. In particular, I wonder about the Great Blue heron that I had seen so often around the shore here...