Midcoast lens: Play day

Apr 11, 2014
Photo by: Beth A. Birmingham

With temperatures nearing 60 degrees and the sun out bright, children got outside to play at Merritt Park in Rockland April 11. Three-year-old Anaelle Dodge made her maiden voyage in the calm spring air.

Johnny Feraco, 2, of Thomaston makes his way down the slide. He was one of several youngsters who enjoyed the warmer temperatures and sunshine April 11 in Merritt Park in Rockland. (Photo by: Beth A. Birmingham)
Peek-a-boo was Jack Brodis' favorite game at the playground April 11 in Rockland. The 2-year-old from Union was in town to get some fresh air and expend some energy at Merritt Park. (Photo by: Beth A. Birmingham)
Playing shy is Julia Staples, 3, of Appleton, as she climbs on an apparatus at Merritt Park in Rockland April 11. (Photo by: Beth A. Birmingham)
Taking a run down the big slide is 2-year-old Jack Brodis of Union. He joined several other youngsters at the playground in Rockland April 11. (Photo by: Beth A. Birmingham)
Three-year-old Julia Staples proves the theory that sticking out your tongue will help you attain your goal. The Appleton youngster enjoyed the sunshine and near 60-degree weather at the playground in Rockland April 11. (Photo by: Beth A. Birmingham)
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Beth Birmingham
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Beth rejoined Courier Publications' news staff in February 2013. She previously worked at The Courier-Gazette from 1981 to 1990.

Her coverage area includes Warren, Union, Friendship, Waldoboro, Washington and RSU40.

Beth has a passion for photography, and a degree from the University of Maine at Augusta, in affiliation with the Maine Photographic Workshop in Rockport.

Aside from photography, Beth enjoys working out, ocean therapy sessions and walks along the waterfront, as well as other outdoor activities. She has a daughter, Claire, who is 16.

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