Tuesday, April 30, 2013

Sunday, April 28, 2013

Friday, April 26, 2013

Thursday, April 25, 2013

Wednesday, April 24, 2013

Memorial Service at MIT

Just got back from the memorial service for Officer Sean Collier.  Thousands of police officers, V.P. Biden, James Taylor and a helicopter flyover.  It was a wonderful tribute to an outstanding guy.

Obituary on MIT News site.

Tuesday, April 23, 2013

Happy Birthday, Chuck!

I remember Chuck's 2nd birthday like it was yesterday.  I also remember the day "baby Charlie" came home from the hospital like it was today.  My parents pulled the car into the driveway and I remember running around to the passenger side of the car to get the first look at my new baby brother.  Robert was 6, I was 5, and John was 4 -- we were old enough to be excited and proud to have a baby brother (obviously I don't remember anything when I was 19 months old and John was born and Robert didn't remember squat when he was 13 months old and they brought me home).  For some reason Robert and I argued over which one of us saw Charles first, but I know I got the first look at him.  

My mom wrote this on the back of the photo: Charles Patton's "informal" 2nd birthday celebration - a family outdoor supper!!

Happy Birthday to Chuck!

Sunday, April 21, 2013

Goodbye again

My friends the Jorgensens are days away from finishing their second 6-month mission at the Boston Temple.  They have made amazing contributions to our ward and have touched many lives in the Boston area.  They are potato farmers from Washington State and are solid, down-to-earth, good people.  They will be missed.

Is that a halo?  I think it is.

Goodbye again, wonderful Jorgensens.

Saturday, April 20, 2013

It was nice to be outside today

Photo taken at the Boston Temple.

Friday, April 19, 2013

Thursday, April 18, 2013

Wednesday, April 17, 2013

Tuesday, April 16, 2013

Sweet Ginger

I met the newest gal in the ward tonight; she's a sweet little girl.  I have a feeling she is going to be able to hold her own with two older brothers.

Monday, April 15, 2013