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Best photos of the month from Baltimore Sun staff

Jingle Bells, an 11 year old Cavalier King Charles Spaniel, is part of the team at Erin Paige Pitts Interiors, an interior decorating firm in Annapolis. She lives with shop owner Erin Paige Pitts. May 18, 2021
(Barbara Haddock Taylor)
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Best Baltimore Sun staff photos for the month of May.
(Lloyd Fox)
Cavalier King Charles Spaniel Jingle Bells
Jingle Bells, an 11 year old Cavalier King Charles Spaniel, is part of the team at Erin Paige Pitts Interiors, an interior decorating firm in Annapolis. She lives with shop owner Erin Paige Pitts. May 18, 2021
Jingle Bells, an 11 year old Cavalier King Charles Spaniel, is part of the team at Erin Paige Pitts Interiors, an interior decorating firm in Annapolis. She lives with shop owner Erin Paige Pitts. May 18, 2021 (Barbara Haddock Taylor)
Jessy DeSantis
Jessy DeSantis sits on a couch in her room on April 27, 2021, near a painting she made of her grandmother, Vilma Merlo.
Jessy DeSantis sits on a couch in her room on April 27, 2021, near a painting she made of her grandmother, Vilma Merlo. (Ulysses Muñoz/The Baltimore Sun)
2021 NCAA Division I women's lacrosse championship
The Boston College Eagles team rush to their fans after beating the Syracuse Orangemen in the 2021 NCAA Division I women's lacrosse championship at Johnny Unitas Stadium Sun., May 30, 2021. Boston College prevailed, 16-10.
The Boston College Eagles team rush to their fans after beating the Syracuse Orangemen in the 2021 NCAA Division I women's lacrosse championship at Johnny Unitas Stadium Sun., May 30, 2021. Boston College prevailed, 16-10. (Karl Merton Ferron/The Baltimore Sun)
Police Involved Shooting in East Baltimore
A Baltimore City forensics team on the scene of a incident in E Baltimore on Thursday night. A male suspect, possibly involved in multiple armed robberies, was shot by police after striking an officer with a vehicle Thursday night in East Baltimore. The driver crashed a couple of blocks away in the 2000 block of E Preston St. Both suffered non-life-threatening injuries. May 13, 2021.
A Baltimore City forensics team on the scene of a incident in E Baltimore on Thursday night. A male suspect, possibly involved in multiple armed robberies, was shot by police after striking an officer with a vehicle Thursday night in East Baltimore. The driver crashed a couple of blocks away in the 2000 block of E Preston St. Both suffered non-life-threatening injuries. May 13, 2021. (Kim Hairston/The Baltimore Sun)
UNC vs. Boston College women's lacrosse
Boston College players storm the field to celebrate with goalkeeper Rachel Hall (1) following their win over UNC. No. 1 seed North Carolina (20-0) vs. No. 4 seed Boston College (16-3) at the NCAA women's lacrosse semifinals hosted at Johnny Unitas Stadium in Towson. 05.28.21.
Boston College players storm the field to celebrate with goalkeeper Rachel Hall (1) following their win over UNC. No. 1 seed North Carolina (20-0) vs. No. 4 seed Boston College (16-3) at the NCAA women's lacrosse semifinals hosted at Johnny Unitas Stadium in Towson. 05.28.21. (Ulysses Muñoz/The Baltimore Sun)
UNC vs. Boston College women's lacrosse
Boston College's Charlotte North (8) shouts as her team storms the field following their win over UNC. No. 1 seed North Carolina (20-0) vs. No. 4 seed Boston College (16-3) at the NCAA women's lacrosse semifinals hosted at Johnny Unitas Stadium in Towson. 05.28.21.
Boston College's Charlotte North (8) shouts as her team storms the field following their win over UNC. No. 1 seed North Carolina (20-0) vs. No. 4 seed Boston College (16-3) at the NCAA women's lacrosse semifinals hosted at Johnny Unitas Stadium in Towson. 05.28.21. (Ulysses Muñoz/The Baltimore Sun)
Rose Lang, 76, of Joppa, catches a fish at Mariners Point Park.
Rose Lang, 76, of Joppa, pretends to kiss a catfish she caught at Mariners Point Park. on May 20, 2021. The retiree sometimes fishes twice a week at the park.
Rose Lang, 76, of Joppa, pretends to kiss a catfish she caught at Mariners Point Park. on May 20, 2021. The retiree sometimes fishes twice a week at the park. (Kenneth K. Lam)
Waterfront chess
Marcus Martin (left) and Ronnie Atkinson enjoy a game of chess in the shade of a tree at Canton Waterfront Park Tuesday afternoon as temperatures hit the mid 80s. .
Marcus Martin (left) and Ronnie Atkinson enjoy a game of chess in the shade of a tree at Canton Waterfront Park Tuesday afternoon as temperatures hit the mid 80s. . (Jerry Jackson/Baltimore Sun)
Yoga In The Plaza
Iyaliea Hale, 21 of Baltimore, practices her yoga poses as part of an outdoor yoga class at Charles Center Plaza this afternoon. The class meets on Wednesdays from noon until 1. May 26, 2021
Iyaliea Hale, 21 of Baltimore, practices her yoga poses as part of an outdoor yoga class at Charles Center Plaza this afternoon. The class meets on Wednesdays from noon until 1. May 26, 2021 (Barbara Haddock Taylor)
Pimlico Race Course
Pimlico Race Course hosts the running of the 146th Preakness Stakes.
Pimlico Race Course hosts the running of the 146th Preakness Stakes. (Lloyd Fox/Baltimore Sun)
Lehigh At Loyola Womens Lacrosse
Lehigh University at Loyola women's lacrosse. Loyola players celebrate their win in today's Patriot League championship game. May 8, 2021
Lehigh University at Loyola women's lacrosse. Loyola players celebrate their win in today's Patriot League championship game. May 8, 2021 (Barbara Haddock Taylor)
Vaccine protest
Mekkah X Mohammed, a mother who is studying pre-law at the University of Baltimore, expresses her opposition to the COVID-19 vaccination mandate instituted by the University of Maryland system. The rally at Lawyers Mall in Annapolis was organized by the Love Maryland pac. May26, 2021
Mekkah X Mohammed, a mother who is studying pre-law at the University of Baltimore, expresses her opposition to the COVID-19 vaccination mandate instituted by the University of Maryland system. The rally at Lawyers Mall in Annapolis was organized by the Love Maryland pac. May26, 2021 (Amy Davis/Baltimore Sun)
Distinguished Gentleman's Ride in Baltimore
Standing at center from left, Mike Fok, Chris Schafer and Tim Bernstein, hosts of Baltimore's "Distinguished Gentleman's Ride," pause for a group portrait at Baltimore Motorcycle Collective with more than 50 dapper gentleman -Ð and a few women Ð who are participating in a ride on retro-styled motorcycles through the city. The annual worldwide event raises money to support prostate cancer research and mental health and suicide prevention programs through the Movember Foundation. May 23, 2021
Standing at center from left, Mike Fok, Chris Schafer and Tim Bernstein, hosts of Baltimore's "Distinguished Gentleman's Ride," pause for a group portrait at Baltimore Motorcycle Collective with more than 50 dapper gentleman -Ð and a few women Ð who are participating in a ride on retro-styled motorcycles through the city. The annual worldwide event raises money to support prostate cancer research and mental health and suicide prevention programs through the Movember Foundation. May 23, 2021 (Amy Davis)
Boys' Latin defeated St. Paul's in MIAA B Conference baseball championship game.
Boys' Latin's Ian McAslan, right, is called safe on this pick-off attempt by St. Paul's first baseman Luke Trotta in the seventh inning. McAslan later scored the game-winning run. Boys' Latin defeated St. Paul's by score of 7 to 6 in MIAA B Conference baseball championship game on May 25, 2021.
Boys' Latin's Ian McAslan, right, is called safe on this pick-off attempt by St. Paul's first baseman Luke Trotta in the seventh inning. McAslan later scored the game-winning run. Boys' Latin defeated St. Paul's by score of 7 to 6 in MIAA B Conference baseball championship game on May 25, 2021. (Kenneth K. Lam)
Gilman vs Spalding Baseball
Caleb Estes, Spalding watches as Ryan Martinez, Gilman, is caught in a run-down by Ben Wieman, Spalding, in the first inning. Gilman wins the MIAA A title baseball game against Spalding 6-2. May 24, 2021.
Caleb Estes, Spalding watches as Ryan Martinez, Gilman, is caught in a run-down by Ben Wieman, Spalding, in the first inning. Gilman wins the MIAA A title baseball game against Spalding 6-2. May 24, 2021. (Kim Hairston/The Baltimore Sun)
Yankees vs. Orioles at Oriole Park at Camden Yards
Yankees right-fielder Clint Frazier makes a diving catch to rob Orioles' Trey Mancini of a base hit in the seventh inning. The Orioles defeated the Yankees by score of 10 to 6 at Oriole Park at Camden Yards on May 16, 2021.
Yankees right-fielder Clint Frazier makes a diving catch to rob Orioles' Trey Mancini of a base hit in the seventh inning. The Orioles defeated the Yankees by score of 10 to 6 at Oriole Park at Camden Yards on May 16, 2021. (Kenneth K. Lam)
Ram
Preakness entry Ram gets a bath after working out on the Pimlico track Tuesday morning.
Preakness entry Ram gets a bath after working out on the Pimlico track Tuesday morning. (Jerry Jackson/Baltimore Sun)
Rombauer wins the 2021 Preakness Stakes
Jockey Flavien Prat guided Rombauer past Midnight Bourbon and a fading Kentucky Derby winner Medina Spirit in the stretch to win the 2021 Preakness Stakes.
Jockey Flavien Prat guided Rombauer past Midnight Bourbon and a fading Kentucky Derby winner Medina Spirit in the stretch to win the 2021 Preakness Stakes. (Kenneth K. Lam/Baltimore Sun)
Domino sign replacement
Workers from Gable install the uppercase S, final letter of the replacement Domino Sugars sign at Tide Point.
Workers from Gable install the uppercase S, final letter of the replacement Domino Sugars sign at Tide Point. (Jerry Jackson/Baltimore Sun)
2021 NCAA Division I women's lacrosse championship
Syracuse Orangemen goalkeeper Asa Goldstock (21) blocks a shot by Boston College Eagles attacker Charlotte North during the 2021 NCAA Division I women's lacrosse championship at Johnny Unitas Stadium.
Syracuse Orangemen goalkeeper Asa Goldstock (21) blocks a shot by Boston College Eagles attacker Charlotte North during the 2021 NCAA Division I women's lacrosse championship at Johnny Unitas Stadium. (Karl Merton Ferron/The Baltimore Sun)
Glen Burnie vs. Chesapeake softball
Chesapeake's Norah Hart (14) claps as she rounds the bases after homering in the sixth inning. against Glen Burnie.
Chesapeake's Norah Hart (14) claps as she rounds the bases after homering in the sixth inning. against Glen Burnie. (Ulysses Muñoz/The Baltimore Sun)
Northeast versus Glen Burnie in boys baseball
Glen Burnie's Alan Fangman, (9), scores on a hit in the first inning against Northeast as catcher Ryan Hatch tag is to late at home plate during a high school baseball match at Glen Burnie high school.
Glen Burnie's Alan Fangman, (9), scores on a hit in the first inning against Northeast as catcher Ryan Hatch tag is to late at home plate during a high school baseball match at Glen Burnie high school. (Kevin Richardson / Baltimore Sun)
Port Covington site
Workers building on the structural components at the construction site in Port Covington.
Workers building on the structural components at the construction site in Port Covington. (Kevin Richardson / Baltimore Sun)
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