May 2014


Farmer Paul resting on his birthday present from us.<br />May 5, 2014 - At Paul and Norma's in Tewksbury, Massachusetts. Joyce with her swordfish plate.<br />Celebrating our 30th wedding anniversary.<br />May 5, 2014 - At Joseph's Trattoria Restaurant in Bradford, Massachusetts. For Egils, it wouldn't be a complete dinner without dessert.<br />Celebrating our 30th wedding anniversary.<br />May 5, 2014 - At Joseph's Trattoria Restaurant in Bradford, Massachusetts. An unidentified flower in our back yard (White Trout-Lily?).<br />May 6, 2014 - Merrimac, Massachusetts. Azalea in our back yard.<br />May 6, 2014 - Merrimac, Massachusetts. Bird made by Nancy Sander.<br />May 6, 2014 - Merrimac, Massachusetts. One of many stones around the house collected by Joyce.<br />May 6, 2014 - Merrimac, Massachusetts. One of many stones around the house collected by Joyce.<br />May 6, 2014 - Merrimac, Massachusetts. One of many stones around the house collected by Joyce.<br />May 6, 2014 - Merrimac, Massachusetts. A walk along the perimeter of the reservation.<br />May 7, 2014 - Sandy Point State Reservation, Plum Island, Massachusetts. A plover.<br />A walk along the perimeter of the reservation.<br />May 7, 2014 - Sandy Point State Reservation, Plum Island, Massachusetts. A walk along the perimeter of the reservation.<br />May 7, 2014 - Sandy Point State Reservation, Plum Island, Massachusetts. A walk along the perimeter of the reservation.<br />May 7, 2014 - Sandy Point State Reservation, Plum Island, Massachusetts. A walk with Joyce.<br />May 11, 2014 - North End of Plum Island, Massachusetts. A walk with Joyce.<br />May 11, 2014 - North End of Plum Island, Massachusetts. Birch bark.<br />May 12, 2014 - Sandy Point State Reservation, Plum Island, Massachusetts. May 12, 2014 - Sandy Point State Reservation, Plum Island, Massachusetts. May 12, 2014 - Sandy Point State Reservation, Plum Island, Massachusetts. Ipswich Bluff in the distance.<br />May 12, 2014 - Sandy Point State Reservation, Plum Island, Massachusetts. Visit to the usual rock. Lots of sand washed away.<br />May 12, 2014 - Sandy Point State Reservation, Plum Island, Massachusetts. May 12, 2014 - Sandy Point State Reservation, Plum Island, Massachusetts. May 12, 2014 - Sandy Point State Reservation, Plum Island, Massachusetts. May 12, 2014 - Sandy Point State Reservation, Plum Island, Massachusetts. May 15, 2014 - Parker River National Wildlife Refuge, Plum Island, Massachusetts. Barn swallows.<br />May 15, 2014 - Parker River National Wildlife Refuge, Plum Island, Massachusetts. Two photographers on salt marsh boardwalk at Hellcat Swamp.<br />May 15, 2014 - Parker River National Wildlife Refuge, Plum Island, Massachusetts. May 15, 2014 - Parker River National Wildlife Refuge, Plum Island, Massachusetts. Snowy egret.<br />May 15, 2014 - Parker River National Wildlife Refuge, Plum Island, Massachusetts. Traffic was stopped to let this boat go through the opened bridge.<br />May 17, 2014 - Rocks Village, Haverhill, Massachusetts. Bridge almost in place for traffic.<br />May 17, 2014 - Rocks Village, Haverhill, Massachusetts. A walk in the park with Joyce.<br />May 17, 2014 - Maudslay State Park, Newburyport, Massachusetts. Trillium.<br />A walk in the park with Joyce.<br />May 17, 2014 - Maudslay State Park, Newburyport, Massachusetts. Whisteria in bloom.<br />A walk in the park with Joyce.<br />May 17, 2014 - Maudslay State Park, Newburyport, Massachusetts. Whisteria blooms.<br />A walk in the park with Joyce.<br />May 17, 2014 - Maudslay State Park, Newburyport, Massachusetts. Joyce and Tom.<br />Tom's home for the next four weeks or so.<br />May 18, 2014 - AstraZeneca Hope Lodge, Boston, Massachusetts. The common kitchen.<br />Tom's home for the next four weeks or so.<br />May 18, 2014 - AstraZeneca Hope Lodge, Boston, Massachusetts. Joyce and Tom in the common kitchen.<br />Tom's home for the next four weeks or so.<br />May 18, 2014 - AstraZeneca Hope Lodge, Boston, Massachusetts. Tom's home for the next four weeks or so.<br />It houses several dozen radiation patients who live too far for the daily treatments.<br />May 18, 2014 - AstraZeneca Hope Lodge, Boston, Massachusetts. Paul Manship: American Hunter, modeled 1917, bronze cast 2002.<br />May 18, 2014 - Museum of Fine Arts, Boston, Massachusetts. Antonio Lopez Garcia: Day, 2008.<br />May 18, 2014 - Museum of Fine Arts, Boston, Massachusetts. Tom and Joyce heading for Dale Chihuly's Lime Green Icicle<br />May 18, 2014 - Museum of Fine Arts, Boston, Massachusetts. 'Quilts and Color', the Pilgrim/Roy Collection show.<br />May 18, 2014 - Museum of Fine Arts, Boston, Massachusetts. 'Quilts and Color', the Pilgrim/Roy Collection show.<br />May 18, 2014 - Museum of Fine Arts, Boston, Massachusetts. 'Quilts and Color', the Pilgrim/Roy Collection show.<br />May 18, 2014 - Museum of Fine Arts, Boston, Massachusetts. 'Quilts and Color', the Pilgrim/Roy Collection show.<br />May 18, 2014 - Museum of Fine Arts, Boston, Massachusetts. 'Quilts and Color', the Pilgrim/Roy Collection show.<br />May 18, 2014 - Museum of Fine Arts, Boston, Massachusetts. The Diamond Field quilt.<br />'Quilts and Color', the Pilgrim/Roy Collection show.<br />May 18, 2014 - Museum of Fine Arts, Boston, Massachusetts. 'Quilts and Color', the Pilgrim/Roy Collection show.<br />May 18, 2014 - Museum of Fine Arts, Boston, Massachusetts. Log Cabin, Sunshine and Shadow variation quilt.<br />'Quilts and Color', the Pilgrim/Roy Collection show.<br />May 18, 2014 - Museum of Fine Arts, Boston, Massachusetts. Detail of the Log Cabin, Sunshine and Shadow variation quilt.<br />'Quilts and Color', the Pilgrim/Roy Collection show.<br />May 18, 2014 - Museum of Fine Arts, Boston, Massachusetts. Torso of Summer by Aristide Joseph Bonaventure Maillol, about 191011.<br />May 18, 2014 - Museum of Fine Arts, Boston, Massachusetts. 'The Fortune Teller' by Michelangelo da Caravaggio.<br />May 18, 2014 - Museum of Fine Arts, Boston, Massachusetts. Tom contemplating one of the many paintings in the Art of Europe section.<br />May 18, 2014 - Museum of Fine Arts, Boston, Massachusetts. One of the rooms in the Art of Europe section of the museum.<br />May 18, 2014 - Museum of Fine Arts, Boston, Massachusetts. May 18, 2014 - Museum of Fine Arts, Boston, Massachusetts. In and around the Ruth and Carl J. Shapiro Rotunda.<br />May 18, 2014 - Museum of Fine Arts, Boston, Massachusetts. In and around the Ruth and Carl J. Shapiro Rotunda.<br />May 18, 2014 - Museum of Fine Arts, Boston, Massachusetts. In and around the Ruth and Carl J. Shapiro Rotunda.<br />May 18, 2014 - Museum of Fine Arts, Boston, Massachusetts. Tom and Joyce.<br />May 18, 2014 - Museum of Fine Arts, Boston, Massachusetts. Virgin and Child with angel and Saint John, by Bartolomeo Bellano, about 1470s1480s.<br />May 18, 2014 - Museum of Fine Arts, Boston, Massachusetts. Part of the 'Think Pink' exhibit.<br />May 18, 2014 - Museum of Fine Arts, Boston, Massachusetts. Part of the 'Think Pink' exhibit.<br />May 18, 2014 - Museum of Fine Arts, Boston, Massachusetts. May 18, 2014 - Museum of Fine Arts, Boston, Massachusetts. May 18, 2014 - Museum of Fine Arts, Boston, Massachusetts. George Segal: Shaving Man.<br />May 18, 2014 - Museum of Fine Arts, Boston, Massachusetts. Tom and Joyce (and another couple).<br />May 18, 2014 - Museum of Fine Arts, Boston, Massachusetts. Paul IV by Chuck Close, 2001<br />May 18, 2014 - Museum of Fine Arts, Boston, Massachusetts. May 18, 2014 - Museum of Fine Arts, Boston, Massachusetts. Guitar made of gun parts.<br />May 18, 2014 - Museum of Fine Arts, Boston, Massachusetts. May 18, 2014 - Museum of Fine Arts, Boston, Massachusetts. May 18, 2014 - Museum of Fine Arts, Boston, Massachusetts. Antonio Lopez Garcia: Night, 2008.<br />May 18, 2014 - Museum of Fine Arts, Boston, Massachusetts. A walk with Lance on trails around the reservoir.<br />May 19, 2014 - Millvale Reservoir, Haverhill, Massachusetts. A walk with Lance on trails around the reservoir.<br />May 19, 2014 - Millvale Reservoir, Haverhill, Massachusetts. A walk with Lance on trails around the reservoir.<br />May 19, 2014 - Millvale Reservoir, Haverhill, Massachusetts. The dam forming the reservoir.<br />A walk with Lance on trails around the reservoir.<br />May 19, 2014 - Millvale Reservoir, Haverhill, Massachusetts. The dam forming the reservoir.<br />A walk with Lance on trails around the reservoir.<br />May 19, 2014 - Millvale Reservoir, Haverhill, Massachusetts. After seeing the quilts at the MFA,<br />Joyce dug up the quilt for our bed.<br />May 24, 2014 - Merrimac, Massacchusetts Dinner at Bonnie's with Joyce, Tom, and myself.<br />Joyce preparing the dessert just before serving it.<br />May 24, 2014 - Newburyport, Massachusetts. A walk in the park with Joyce.<br />May 25, 2014 - Maudslay State Park, Newburyport, Massachusetts. A walk in the park with Joyce.<br />May 25, 2014 - Maudslay State Park, Newburyport, Massachusetts. A walk in the park with Joyce.<br />May 25, 2014 - Maudslay State Park, Newburyport, Massachusetts. A walk in the park with Joyce.<br />May 25, 2014 - Maudslay State Park, Newburyport, Massachusetts. A walk in the park with Joyce.<br />May 25, 2014 - Maudslay State Park, Newburyport, Massachusetts. A walk in the park with Joyce.<br />May 25, 2014 - Maudslay State Park, Newburyport, Massachusetts. Miranda playing the saxophone in her school's band in the Memorial Day Parade.<br />Upton, Massachusetts. Miranda participating in the Memorial Day Parade.<br />Upton, MA. Memorial Day ceremony in Upton, Massachusetts. Joyce, Miranda, Matthew and Carl watching the Memorial Day ceremonies.<br />Upton, MA. Miranda's newly redecorated bedroom. Holly and Carl did all the work.<br />Mendon, Massachusetts. Miranda's newly redecorated bedroom. Holly and Carl did all the work.<br />Mendon, Massachusetts. Miranda's newly redecorated bedroom. Holly and Carl did all the work.<br />Mendon, Massachusetts. Miranda's newly redecorated bedroom. Holly and Carl did all the work.<br />Mendon, Massachusetts. Kathie, Deb, Nancy, Joyce, Ray, and I watched a video on the Native Americans'<br />opposition to oil drilling in the Arctic National Wildlife Refuge.<br />May 31, 2014 - Merrimac, Massachusetts.