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Okay…so here’s the deal. I only have a point-and-shoot digital camera and a basic picture program on my computer. I can’t do any fancy special effects. So my response to the theme is about the story behind the unfocused picture.

My friends, my husband and I went to a wine-tasting event yesterday. It’s a lot of fun with hundreds of wine to taste for just $5.00. Yesterday we had a surprise: Bill “Spaceman” Lee, ex–Red Sox pitcher was at the event selling his wine. My friend, Fanny had just got an I-phone for work and has had little experience with it. The photo below was her attempt to take a picture of him while being jostled by the crowd and after many sips of wine. I proceeded to recite the first stanza (all I could remember) of a poem I wrote about him when I was 16 or 17, and tell him I went to see him pitch in the ’75 World Series, but got the facts wrong (damn wine). We got autographs, and I got a hug, but as for photos of the event…this is all we got.

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