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XavierAs of this date, the only new friend I have made who is NOT of the prison experience. It has been six years since I hollared at "Pierced Angel X" on Manhunt. Each year brings us closer together and I am truly thankful to have this young man in my life!
home & hearthMost of my photos were confiscated when the police raided my home in 1991. Perhaps that is a contributing factor why photography has become such a joy! I am in the process of assembling what photos I can discover here that have anything to do with my childhood memories of family.
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farewell Mrs. B


With a ride to the Union Cemetery in Carver, Bobby Lauretti did me a wonderful kindness. There, on a bright autumn day in October, I met my cousin Phyllis and her husband of over sixty years, Jim. Mrs. B's ashes were there for me to inter in her mortal resting place. She wanted to be buried next to her husband, my father, who had preceded her by some twenty-one years.

As I place these photos in this gallery, I touch the profoundness of this loss which is very much in my heart. The last time I saw my dear mother was on October 23rd, 1991, some thirteen years earlier. Truly, I am my mother's son and in a world consumed by so many losses, this is something that is truly mine and I protect it selfishly.

My deepest and fondest regards to dear cousin Phyllis who is the last 'family' I recognize. Her kindness and thoughtfulness have been known to me since my earliest recollections. Her attendance was such a comfort to me.

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a visit with Phyllis


Spring was here and I had felt charged. My world was simple-- or as simple as the government would allow me. I decided to take my bicycle for a ride to Phyllis' home in Marshfield. It was a delightful ride from Brockton on that sun filled day. I stopped and took a few photos enroute. With my walkman and so much wonderful music, it was a day that I recall fondly.

Phyllis was her usual gregarious self and if there were any effort on my part getting there, it most certainly was greatly rewarded by her spontaneous loving warmth. It was a day of laughter and simple joy.

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photos of bostonThis is my favorite area to spend time with my camera. These are photos generally of the downtown area.
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a sad day


There was a day-- almost three years ago-- when I needed to go to Boston to see my attorney at his office in the north end. The purpose was to be interviewed by two detectives regarding a dear friend. It was all too sad! The interview was to be held at 10:30am. I left home at 6:30am, arriving at South Station a bit after 7:00 and spent the next three hours doing what I do. I shall never forget that day.

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winter on the esplanade


The esplanade must be my favorite place ever! This parcel of land which runs along the Charles River on the Boston side brings many fond memories to me. The winter was quiet when I took these photographs-- quiet, cold and stunning!

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a sunny day in June


This day was a great tour of the city! From South Station, I biked to the Boston Commons and then the Gardens. There is always so much going on at both locations. The garden's statues and the Swan Boats are always enjoyable. (I think this year I might do a study of the statues on the commons, the garden and the esplanade-- and also on the median of Commonwealth Avenue.)

From the garden, I biked up Comm Ave. to the symphony area and stopped for coffee at the au bon pain-- a usual meeting place for me. From there, I biked back on Mass Ave. to the esplanade and enjoyed the various settings along the Charles River down to the locks.

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rose garden - fenway boston


These photos were taken on a lovely afternoon while in the company of two dear people, Bob & Jim, who have been true friends and staunch supporters. I hadn't know of this stunning garden previously. Thanks to Bob & Jim, I am certain to return here often.

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first outing with the 20d


It was a warm engaging day in April when I took my newly purchased Canon 20d and my bicycle to Boston. I started at Downtown Crossing and ventured through the Boston Commons. Continuing along my usual path, I ventured across the Boston Garden to the Esplanade.

The Esplanade was delightful! The Charles River was populated with many sailboats and the wind was enought to test the young sailors' expertise. How beautiful the grounds were. With no leaves yet, one could sense the arrival of new botanical life here.

Exited the Esplanade at Massachusetts Avenue and headed down toward Symphony. Had a coffee at Au Bon Pains and was sorry to see that the tables and chairs had not been set out yet. Met a comrade-in-arms, Larry Davis, for a moment and departed with a promise to visit at length soon.

Met with my dear friend French for a coffee-clutch and contined on to the Botanical Gardens at the Fens. Then back down the Esplanade to Atlantic Avenue. What a wonderful memorable day!

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esplanade - a fall day


What a lovely day at my forever favorite place! I took the train in from Brockton-- with my bicycle-- for a meeting with a dear friend. Since the meeting wasn't until early evening, I spent the afternoon on the Esplanade.

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night time - Boston Garden - Esplanade


My first attempt at taking night time photos. Thanks much to Xavier for His advice and continued support with my 20d! Most are from the Duck Pond at Boston Garden; also, photos of Cambridge (Memorial Drive) taken from the Esplanade.

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Gay PrideVarious collections of photos from gay pride celebrations.
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Boston 2005 - Glen


Glen's photos of Boston Pride 2005. You can certainly tell he was having a superb time!

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Providence 2007 - Glen


Glen took these at the Providence Pride 2007. He ran into Xavier there as well. Wonderful views! Damn, I remember when...

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Providence 2007 - Xavier


It's so easy to see that Sir is a consummate photographer!

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Providence 2009 - Glen


These photos came from Glen who enjoys the Providence Pride more than Boston. You mght garner a sense of Glen's taste as you follow his subject matter.

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special folksThose I've met along the way who have left an impression on me.
trailerThe progression of a refuge that became a prized delight and then was cancelled by the nazis.
Memories of times long since passed...An old acquaintance recently contacted me and there have been hours of discussion of times as young queers in a homophobic society. This place will be for photos that come from that time so long ago.
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When I was in my mid-twenties, I purchased a new GMC Astro. What glorious days! I traveled coast to coast and from the Great Lakes to New Orleans. It was a wonderful time and I had my dobberman, NIbs, to keep me company.

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