Yup, Tuesday's trip down to Massachusetts General Hospital in Boston was a success! My husband was cleared for kidney transplant surgery! 😀
He said when he walked back out into the waiting room and gave me the thumbs up, he could see the relief sweep across my face.
It was still early at this point, and we were in the city, and I really wanted to go see the Henri Matisse exhibit at the Museum of Fine Arts, and the hubby was in a good mood, so we went over to the T station (The T is the Boston subway system), and headed over to the museum for a few hours.
The Matisse exhibit was wonderful, and I have photos to show you another day once I go through them. It was actually a banner day at the museum because there were a couple of other amazing exhibits to see also.
More on those another day also.
But while the hubby sat in a comfy chair and texted with our daughter, I disappeared for a little bit and went up to see the 4 Van Gogh paintings that the museum owns. I also got to see a couple of Gaugin's, Monet's and Renoir's. And a few other paintings too.
After just reading the book about Van Gogh's Ear (by Bernadette Murphy), I was curious to see in real life 2 of the paintings that she included in the book's color plates.
(And Jeanie if you get around to reading this, I did see the Secrets of the Dead episode on PBS about this woman and how she found the info to describe what actually happened. I appreciate you mentioning it.:)
The people in these portraits were described in the book as his friends in Arles, France.
This is the postman, Joseph Roulin.
Plus there were 2 other Van Gogh's which I was not familiar with.
It was cool to see the stylistic differences between different painters of that era and those of Matisse.
It was a good day, for sure.
I hope you had a good day too, and you have a good day today too. (Or tomorrow, if you re reading this in the evening/night.)
Thanks for stopping by for a visit.