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For our wedding anniversary, B and I to Gowanda. Park by the pine-covered hill, which we walk over following my usual route...

In the late sunshine my mind is at content – nothing but success & happiness seem ahead of me – How short will this state of mind be!

In the evening I take Mary Alice & Martha in the buggy over on the Seneca Creek Road to get some onion shoots. A delicately beautiful May evening... 

Puttering. A wood thrush has come to our yard. Very unusual...

 

The sun climbs more + more heavily; sunlight scarcely noticed on things except shadows have a dark outline...

Evening B & I for drive in country...

A.M. B & I comparing the Two Ravines pictures in the studio – It is clear to me now that the second larger version has [misfired] – In my straining for realism, it has become somewhat plodding, and lacks the abandoned creativeness of the 1917 version...

P.M. East, towards Varysburg to work on cemetery picture. Raining heavily, so to Weathersfield Springs, to visit cemetery there...

Sun glows dimly in a whispy mackerel sky – Orioles, robins & yellowbirds – wrens fill the air...

A clear powerful day – warm noon – yellow bird robins on lawn, sparrows – oriole in checkered shade...

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