|In late February and early March
of 2001, I had a business
Tasmania and since I had never been to Australia, I choose to take some
time and see some of the country. After investing nearly 24 hr of
it seemed I should take the opportunity. You can see highlights of my trip.
|Some picture of our new bathroom
at our Bernardsville home.
|The last week in May and first
week in June I was in Porto
Seguro, Bahia, Brazil for a meeting of the International
Study Group 16 on Multimedia Services, Systems & Terminals.
was held at the Paradise Resort on a lovely beach. You can view highlights of my
| The last week in October (2001)
I was in Dublin (Ireland,
acually in Malahide 10 miles north) for a week long meeting of the ITU
16. My daughter is studying in Glasgow (Scotland) for the fall term (on
a foreign study program from Dartmouth) and so she and a friend flew
to Ireland and we drove to the west coast of Ireland (Galway and the
Peninsula) for a few days where we drove along the coast and did a
|A report on my hike of the Mt Tammany trail in
the Delaware Water Gap.
|Some picture of the new prayer
garden at Pacific Union College. Terry, his brother Art and
sister Karen donated a grove of small trees in the garden in memory of
their parents who spent much of their lives in the community and
working on campus.
Juan Islands, Washington
|In August 2000, my daughter and
I took a four day sea kayaking
trip in the San Juan Islands off the coast of Washington State. We
kayaked from island to island, camping and observing orcas (killer
whales), harbor seals, bald eagles, deer, and other wildlife. You can
see my trip
|On the trip to Ireland, I flew
back with my daughter to Glasgow where my wife joined us and we
visited Glasgow and drove down to Hadrian's Wall in northern England.
|Photos of Venus transitting the sun on Jun 8,
|In late September, 1999, I went
on a six day bicycling tour in
Vermont's Northeast Kingdom. The tour guides transported our luggage
from Inn to in and I rode about 60 miles a day through beautiful fall
colors. You can view my trip diary
including some pictures.
|In October 2004, we bought a
house on Whidbey Island in the Puget Sound near Seattle. We will
use it for vacations and eventually (many years from now!) retire there.
|In July 1999, I hiked the
Appalachian Trail in the White Mountains of New Hampshire with a
group. We hiked between AMC mountain huts at the west end of the
Mountains 2 (Hiking)
|In early July 2000, I again
backpacked along the high peaks on
the Appalachian Trail in New Hampshire. We hiked between AMC mountain
huts, which provided food and bunks. You can see my trip diary.
|In July 2004, I hiked the
Appalachian Trail in the White Mountains again, including Mt Washington.