July 24, 2016


Verona, Wisconsin, July 2016. Twin fawns have been visiting our backyard this summer. This is the first image I captured of one of them.

Exchanging Portraits (Part 64)

Kaunas, Lithuanian Soviet Socialist Republic, about 1980. My Kaunas Cousin has grown up.

July 22, 2016

Five Weeks Old

Sun Prairie, Wisconsin, Jul 2016. Poppy's nephew decides to stay put.

Thanks to our friend Tom for making this photo available to us.

The resort has many attractions.

Palanga, Lithuanian Soviet Socialist Republic, 1957. The beach isn't the only spot.

Thanks to my Toronto Cousin for making this photo available to us.

July 21, 2016

Finished Reunion

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Verona, Wisconsin, May 2016. It's the same pattern as this cardigan. The yarn is "Merino/Cashmere/Nylon, Worsted" from Sun Valley Fibers.


Glacier National Park, Montana, July 1972. The little one's a bit shy.

July 20, 2016

A Jersey Cow, in Three Takes

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Spring Green, Wisconsin, July 11, 2016. Don't confuse the Jersey with the Swiss Brown.

Related by Marriage: Summer Night

Stratford, Ontario, Canada, Summer 1979. Mr. Irene enjoys a little bubbly.

July 18, 2016

July 17, 2016

July 11, 2016

Blondie, in Three Takes

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Verona, Wisconsin, July 2016. We saw this rascal only a few times last summer, but it has been around quite a bit this year.

Yard Work

Suburban Chicago, June 1967. Dad did not enjoy yard work.

July 8, 2016

A tree falls near the falls.

Glacier National Park, Montana, July 1968. Water finds a way around things.

"We're as busy as bees!"

Sacred Heart School, Melrose Park, Illinois, Spring 1967. This is my third-grade teacher. She was the subject of the "class crush."

I love the crisp, cotton, shirt dress, its Peter Pan collar, and the pintuck pleats. Doesn't the dress make you think "starch"?

July 7, 2016

Resting Spot

Rocky Mountain National Park, Colorado, July 1967. The horses take a lunch break, too.

Bossa Nova Anthem

The Ball and Chain records a Bossa Nova version of the Lithuanian National Anthem:

A Side Excursion, in Three Takes

During one of the annual, Lithuanian-school picnics, my Dad escorted a few of us to the nearby Fabyan estate.

Near Geneva, Illinois, June 1967. I do not appear in this photograph because I am taking the picture (you can see the camera strap here).

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