July 31, 2016

July 29, 2016

Family Resemblance

Sun Prairie, Wisconsin, July 28, 2016. Poppy's other nephew got brushed and fluffed, as we say.

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

Summer Still

Near Penza, Russian Soviet Socialist Republic, Summer 1956. Natasha poses for Tatjana.

July 28, 2016

Cooling-Off Reunion

Glacier National Park, Montana, July 1970. The moose finds a little relief.

Some "mooses" have better luck:

"Luxury Features Galore"

Suburban Chicago, about 1957. The developer of the subdivision in which I grew up lists the modern features of the split-level homes. That Roper wall oven (and those birch cabinets) served our family for 34 years.

Thanks to my friend Mary for making this document available to us.

July 27, 2016

A Similar Sweater

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Verona, Wisconsin, July 2016. I worked the sweater in the same pattern as this one. Here's the yarn; I used color "Latte."

A Sunny Summer

Schweinfurt, Germany, about 1947. This is a close friend of my paternal Grandmother, Tatjana.

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 10, 2016