The above pictures were taken in 1964 after I got my new Brownie camera. The little girl is me with a parakeet that literally blew in with a storm and landed on my head one afternoon as we got in the car….my dad took the picture and the certificate was from a class I took with Mr. Hay in 1965,,,
Over the years I have collected all his books, most with little notes from him inside…they are some of my most treasured belongings.
This week I wrote an essay about being a child under the tutelage of John Hay for the Barnstable Patriot. If you would like to read it you can find it here.