Only the Past is Real   a Bertrand Russell essay
God's Utility Function (PDF) a Richard Dawkins essay - offsite
Cadence and Reflection collected poems- some of my favorites
Chief Seattle's Masterpiece Chief Seattle's 1884 oration- simply marvelous!
Words of Wisdom  (Part-1)  (Part-II) collected quotes
Humanistic Adductions collected quotes
Best of The Worst strange but true- country music song titles - offsite
    ** The following are some of my stories,
journals, technical papers, reflections etc...**
Kinship (HTML)    (PDF)   short story- fiction (2 pages)
The Ovarian Conspiracy (HTML)    (PDF)   weird short story - fiction (1 page)
Epiphany at Arroyo Blanco (HTML)    (PDF)   short story- fiction (5 pages)
Love, Embalmed In Sorrowing Hearts (PDF)      a eulogy for mom (1 page)
Fire, Smoke...  & Travel by Air Photo's    at the National Academy of Sciences, Washington DC
Foam for Impact  & Thermal Protection   (PDF)      protecting nuclear materials from transportation accidents
Thermal Assault & Polyurethane foam (PDF)      award winning research paper (6 pages)... also
  Photo's     my presentation in Berlin and awards banquet in Miami
Trial By Fire Photo's     roasting a Plutonium waste  transportation container
Spaceflight, Volleyball and Beer Photo's     at the Gossamer Spacecraft Workshop, Oxnard, CA
Rapid Disassembly Photo's     Quantico Marine Base, high explosives... and a pregnant spook
Roasting the Boss (gently)

(PDF)       (Mp3)    PDF (5 pages)   (Mp3 audio 13 minutes)

The Road To Metamorphosis Photo's     (PDF)   the anatomy of a career (7 pages)
From a Distance (HTML)   (PDF)   thoughts and photo's from my 50th high school reunion
 Seattle/Tacoma Area Webcams, Traffic Links and Weather
 Sharon and Russ

In The Beginning...

60's to 80's Photo's

 Climbing Photo's

90's Photo's

2000 - 2004 Photo's


2005 - 2007

WhidbyIsland11.jpg (58571 bytes)

2011 - 2012




2015 - 2016




      Click on (this link) for all of my photos (20,000+) - on the Amazon Cloud

Chance And Deliverance

A Motorcycle Adventur
e -  July 2000
A true story in (HTML)   (PDF)  5 pages

Cruising Mexico's Pacific Coast:
Puerto Vallarta,  Mazatlan,  Cabo San Lucas
September 30 - October 7,  2001

The trip photo page in (HTML) 

Hawaii:   Oahu, The Big Island, Maui, Kauai 
Kiribati:   Fanning Island (Tabuaeran)
19 February - 3 March 2003

The trip journal in (HTML)  (PDF)  8 pages


Motoring through Scotland:  Edinburgh, Bannockburn, Stirling Castle , Pitlochry, Culloden, Inverness, Loch Ness, Isle of Sky, Fort William, Glen Coe, Loch Lomond, Glasgow.  26 May - 4 June 2004
Photo page (HTML)  Trip journal (PDF)  7 pages

Berlin, Rome, Venice, Lake Garda, Florence, Pisa
Includes the packaging & Transportation of Radioactive Materials Symposium (PATRAM) in Berlin
September 16th - October 2nd,  2004
Photo page (HTML) Trip journal (PDF)  13 pages

Greece:  Athens, Delphi, Olympia, Mycenae, Epidaurus, the Greek Islands of Mykonos, Isle of Rhodes, Patmos & Ephesus in Turkey, 
26 August - 6 September 2005

Photo page (HTML) Trip journal in (PDF)  8 pages

Westward Roll:    Washington, Idaho, Montana, Wyoming, South Dakota, Colorado, New Mexico, Texas, Utah, Arizona, Nevada, Oregon
September - October 2006
Photo page (HTML) 

New York City,  Half Moon Cay,  Ft Laurdale, Cartagena,  Panama Canal,  Puntarenas,  Puerto Quetzal,  Huatulco,  Acapulco,  Cabo,  Los Angeles,  Vancouver,  Seattle
18 April - 13 May 2007
Photo page (HTML)   Tip journal in (PDF) 

London, Paris, Chartres, Tours, Bordeaux, Lourdes, Pau,  Biarritz, Burgos, Madrid, Toledo, Barcelona, Montserrat,  Cannes, Monaco, Nice,  Pisa, Montecatini,  Florence, Assisi,  Pompeii,   Genoa, Isle of Capri, Sorrento, Venice (including Lido & Burano islands) Vienna, Salzburg, Innsbruck, Ober-ammergau, Liechtenstein,  Lucerne, Freiburg, Heidelberg, St. Goar, Boppard, Cologne Amsterdam, Calais, Dover, London
5 September - 6 October 2007
Photo page (HTML)  
Tip journal in (PDF)
 12 pages   All Trip Slides on Amazon Cloud
The Big Roundabout
Traveling Anticlockwise Around the USA

11,400 miles by RV,  plus 2200 miles in the towcar
2 April - 21 June 2008 
Photo page (HTML)    All Trip Slides  on Amazon Cloud

Exploring Civilization's Long Oasis:  Egypt and the Nile, from Alexandria on the Mediterranean to
Abu Simbel near the Sudanese border... 
and a lot of in-between.
27 October - 7 November 2008
Photo page (HTML)   Trip Journal in (PDF)  7 Pages
All trip slides on Amazon Cloud

Cruising Southeast Alaska.   From Seattle to:
Juneau, Skagway, Tracy Arm Fjord, Ketchikan
(Includes Russ & Sharon's wedding at sea!)
23 May - 30 May 2009

Photo page (HTML)    All Trip slides  On Amazon Cloud

China...  Beijing:  Tiananmen Square, Forbidden City, Summer Palace,  Great wall,  Sacred Way, Lingdang Hutong,  Xian:  Terra Cotta Army, Tang Dynasty Dinner & Show, Chongqing, Yangtze River Cruise: Shibaozhai Pagoda & Temple, Three Gorges & Dam, Jingzhou School, Wuhan: Hubei Museum.  Shanghai: Old Shanghai, Modern Shanghai,
Yuyuan Gardens.   1- 14 October 2010

Photo page (HTML)    Tip Journal in (PDF)  7 Pages
 All trip slides  on Amazon Cloud

A Winter Escape to California:  Canyonville OR, Corning, Chowchilla, Merced, Castic, San Diego, Ontario, Upland, Carlsbad, Ventura, Carpentaria, Ocenao (Pismo Beach), Prunedale, Pacheco Pass, Hwy-99, I-5 and home
27 January - 24 March, 2012  Photo page
All Trip on the Amazon Cloud

Ecuador & Peru:  Quito,  Galapagos (Santa Cruz- Puerto Ayora,  Santa Fe,  Baltra,  South Plaza, Bartolome islands).   Peru:  Lima,  Cusco, Sacsayhuman,  Kenko,  Puca Pucara,  Pisac,  Ollantaytambo, Yucay, Aguas Calientes,
Machu Picchu   15 - 30 September, 2013
Photo page (HTMLJournal in (PDF)
  7 Pages
 All trip slides on the Amazon Cloud

Crusing the Danube
Hungary: Budapest.  Austria: Vienna, Melk.
Germany: Passau, Regensbburg, Nuremberg.
Czech Republic: Prague
23 Septembemer - 4 October 2014
Photo page (HTMLJournal in (PDF)  3 Pages
All trip slides  on the Amazon Cloud

Scandinavia:   20 August - 2 September 2016
Denmark: Copenhagen, Odense, Aalborg, Hirsthals
Norway: Stavanger, Bergen, Sognefjord, Geiranger, Lom, Lillehammer, Oslo Sweden: Karlstads, Stockholm. 
Photo page (HTMLJournal in (PDF),  5 pages
All trip slides:
here  on the Amazon Cloud

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