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What They Were Thinking: Quiet time at pool

A quiet Thursday at the Cape Codder Resort and Spa’s wave pool in Hyannis gives lifeguards (from left) Luis Mattos (Brazil), Adam Harris (Centerville), and Ben Maser (Sandwich) some quiet time.

Stan Grossfeld/Globe Staff

A quiet Thursday at the Cape Codder Resort and Spa’s wave pool in Hyannis gives lifeguards (from left) Luis Mattos (Brazil), Adam Harris (Centerville), and Ben Maser (Sandwich) some quiet time.

Every Sunday, Boston Globe photographer Stan Grossfeld asks the subject of one of his photos to explain what’s happening in the shot.

What’s up today: A quiet Thursday at the Cape Codder Resort and Spa’s wave pool in Hyannis gives lifeguards (from left) Luis Mattos (Brazil), Adam Harris (Centerville), and Ben Maser (Sandwich) some quiet time, Jan. 30, 2014:

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Mattos: “Today’s really slow but over the weekend it’s really busy. It’s crazy when all the kids are here. We have to keep safety in the pool and make sure nothing bad happens.

Harris: “It’s quiet, not too much going on right now. When it’s busy, it feels like there’s a million people here and you can’t even move. You kind of have to get everyone out of the way so you can do your job because you can’t see everyone. People love to stand in front of the lifeguard stand, and I don’t know why.

Maser: “This gives us a chance to catch up on what we need to do, all the cleaning. Pool vacuuming. So we were taking our little R-and-R time and now we’re going to eat.”

Stan Grossfeld can be reached at grossfeld@globe.com.
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