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Summer 2013

A photographic record of whatever leapt out at us


With retirement finally gaining a good solid grip, it's time to relax and watch life go by. At home, but especially in northern Wisconsin again -- with kids, grandkid, and excellent old friends.

You may not find this terribly rewarding unless you're included here, so this is a good time for casual and random browsers to turn back before they get too caught up in the sweep and majesty of the proceedings and can't let go.

First, some Ramsar field trips

Once again, former Ramsar colleague Tobias Salathé leads us on some informative wetland/water-related excursions

A look at the hydrological regime of the Swiss Jura mountains, including the Grottes de Vallorbe, 5 May 2013

And later, a hike along the ancient bisse system of Alpine irrigation in the canton of Valais, 23 June 2013

Holidays in Ferrara and Ravenna (and Domodossola), 17-26 May 2013

Beautiful Ferrara

Apollinare in Classe, in Ravenna

Splendid Empress Theodora in San Vitale

Piazza Mercato in Domodossola


Additional wintry things long after winter was over

Straight up the wet woods, 1 June 2013

Mont Tendre on 2 June 2013

Summer's finally here

Explorations in the Creux d'Enfer de Druchaux, 15 June 2013

The steamship Savoie and wandering in Geneva, 17 June 2013

The Wisconsin Northwoods and Virginia, late July to mid-September 2013

Shakespeare in Madison, and back to the lake

William & friends in all kinds of watercraft

Young William with Grandpa

Dad, the "kids", and the little demon

Lake Superior hikes with Lowell and Sheila

With Alison and Mark in Charlottesville, Virginia

And back to Switzerland

The annual Fête du Raisin and other views of Féchy, late September

A perambulation around Aubonne on La Côte, late October


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