By Hairee Lee
When I think Southie, I think of Matt Damon’s character in Good Will Hunting, abused and scared and brilliant, I think of The Town with Ben Affleck back in Southie, but smarter and rougher than his character in the former film. I think of Mystic River, which makes me think of Clint Eastwood, which makes me think of Dirty Harry. The whole romance surrounding South Boston or Southie is that it’s rough, redolent of a violent history.
Melissa‘s been trying to get us to head over to her hood for a picnic since summer. Something about a great view and a pretty park.
Summer flew by and it’s fall. Finally, we make it over to South Boston where Melissa lives and we see for ourselves the great view and the very pretty park full of happy canines romping on the lushest grass since my sister’s backyard’s. Continue Reading