When we asked readers for photos of their pandemic summer, the entries poured in.
Some residents are taking day trips to beaches and mountains, while others are spending time at home knitting and completing home improvement projects.
“Took my daughter, Alessandra Zides, on a day trip to cool off at Jackson Falls in the White Mountains,” wrote Andy Zides.
“Here my six year old son, Sam, kicking a ball on a deserted Lucy Vincent Beach in Martha’s Vineyard this summer,” wrote Steven Waite.
“A road less traveled in the moors of Nantucket up near Altar Rock,” wrote David Nava.
A bird’s eye view
“While we would usually be enjoying summer weekends with toes in the sand, this year social distancing is prompting some DIY at home…like re-decking,” wrote LIz Gagliardi and Stephen Krysko.
“Exploring all breweries with outdoor social distancing seating,” wrote Rbt Lang.
Want to see more summer photos? Check out how 10 more Boston.com readers are spending their summer.
Responses have been lightly edited for clarity and grammar.