Photograph by Helen Williams and posted with her gracious permission.
A guest blog photo from my sister Mary in NYC
This photograph was sent in the early morning by my DIL in Berlin.
For the blog!
Thank you, N,❤️!
I’ve had some excellent contributions from family members and friends, as my own travel has been restricted, during these Pandemic times.
My sister sends me photos from her early morning walks in New York City.
Her guest blogging helps me with interesting posts when I’m not really going anywhere.
It’s cool she’s a tourist where she lives. Thanks, Mary.
Another guest blog today.
The New York Public Library Lions don masks.
My sister has taken the role of a NYC tourist as she walks in the city and today she photographed Patience and Fortitude. They’re carved from pink Tennessee marble, designed by sculptor Edward Clark Potter.
Read about their naming and renaming here
Sunday afternoon of Gay Pride Weekend in New York City, taken from my sister’s window.
On the University of Pittsburgh campus you can see this sculpture of Dr. Thomas E. Starzl, “father of organ transplantation”, seated on an iron memorial bench.
Someone added the mask! You can visit the sculpture on Pitt’s campus, by the Cathedral of Learning lawn.
Dr. Starzl’s bronze likeness was created by sculptor Susan Wagner and unveiled in June 2018 . The statue, sporting a mask during the COVID 19 Pandemic, was photographed by a friend of a friend and asks to remain anonymous.
Thanks for sharing this photo documenting our collective experience and reminding us of safety measures we can all practice.
“Wagner is best known locally for her three 12-foot-tall bronze statues of Roberto Clemente, Willie Stargell and Bill Mazeroski at PNC Park and of the Gulf War Memorial at the 14th Quartermaster headquarters in Greensburg.” From article by Deb Eardley in TribLive
I’ve had a lot of good help with friends and family contributing to the blog during this Pandemic. I appreciate their sharing their images.
Some prefer to be anonymous and I respect their wishes. This early morning I received the photo AND the accompanying title. Thank you guest blogger. 😀