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Tribute to my parents

Richard Webster

Florence Webster 

John and Hilda Falconer, grandparents. 

        Trip Reports

Kayaking the Southern Gulf Islands We take the ferry to Sidney, B.C., on Vancouver Island for two days of kayaking among Canada's Gulf Islands.
Bouncing the A-3 at Crow's Landing Getting ready to qualify aboard an aircraft carrier takes lots of practice.
A Week at Smuggler's Notch, Vermont Pat and I enjoy the fall colors and scenery of northern Vermont.
Kayaking Shaw Island A weekend kayak trip to Shaw Island of the San Juan Islands.
Holland America Cruise to Central America A cruise aboard the MS Ryndam to Key West, Trujillo, Honduras, and Santo Tomas,Guatemala.
A Boise Wedding The Boise Wedding of Eric and Natalia.
A Weekend in Redmond, OR, and the Smith Rock. I ride my motorcycle to Redmond, Oregon to see friends and explore Lava Lands and Smith Rock State Park.
Midway Island and the French Frigate Shoals Flying the Navy KA-3B from Honolulu to Midway Island. We pass the French Frigate Shoals.
Kayaking Waldron Island Kayaking a remote island in the northwestern San Juan Islands of Washington State.
Sailing the British Virgin Islands Sailing chartered sailboats with Navy friends in the British Virgin Islands, December 2013.
An Alaska Cruise on the Amsterdam An Alaska cruise with family and friends in May, 2013.
Pat's Holy Cross nursing reunion Pat's 45th reunion with the Class of '68, Holly Cross School of Nursing, in South Bend, Indiana.
Riding the Darrington Loop A 150 mile motorcycle ride to Darrington and the Cascades and back west along the Skagit River.
A Train Trip from Naples, Italy to Gissen Germany On my fiirst Navy Mediterranean cruise, in 1971, I take the train from Naples to Gissen Germany to see my brother-in-law's family.
Riding the Kootenays and the Bitterroots Don joins Bob and Ginny on a motorcycle ride across Highway 3 in Canada to Kalispell, MT, and then down to Salmon, ID.
Kayaking the Nuchatlitz Islands Seven of us kayak Esperanza and Nuchatlits Inlets off the West Coast of Vancouver Island.
Spring Ride of the North Cascades Highway Don and Lope ride motorcycles over the newly snow-cleared North Cascades Highway in northern Washington State.
Driving a Truck on Interstate 80 Don and Eric drive a moving van from Chicago to San Francisco.
A Weekend in Chicago Don and Pat spend a weekend with Eric and Irene in Chicago
Rafting the Grand Canyon Don joins an unguided, 17 day raft trip of the Grand Canyon.
Lake Chelan, Washington Pat and I spend a couple of days among the orchards and vineyards of Lake Chelan, WA.
A Trip to Southern Chile I travel with Lope and Amy to the "Lakes" district and northern Patagonia in Chile.
Kayaking the Bowron Lakes A 72 mile paddle of the spectacular Bowron Lakes of British Columbia.
Morrison Alaska Cruise A cruise on the Sapphire Princess with Morrison Academy schoolmates.
Fishing Bamfield, Vancouver Island. A trip to southern Barkley Sound for fish and spotted prawns.
Kayaking Burrows and Allan Islands A day trip with the Hole in the Wall paddling club.
A Winter Motorcycle Ride Riding a newly acquired Yamaha FJR from Lancaster, CA to Anecortes, WA in January.
Sunny Day in the Northwest Corner Enjoying the beauty of Blaine and Oak Harbor, WA in February, 2010.
Anacortes Oyster Run A major motorcycle ride-in which occurs each September in Anacortes.
Fishing for Coho in Kodiak. Pictures of fishing on Kodiak Island, September 2009.
A-3 Skywarrior Retires at NAS Whidbey On April 29. 2011, one of the last operating A-3's flies into NAS Whidbey Island and retires.
A-3 Skywarrior Reunion Pictures of operating the Navy A-3 Skywarrior aircraft, and our bi-annual reunion in San Diego.
Mexico Riviera Cruise A seven day cruise on Carnival Splendor to Puerto Vallarta, Mazatlan and Cabo San Lucas.
Taiwan's Typhoon Morakot Doug Habecker's report of the 50 year typhoon in southern Taiwan.
Riding the Hood Canal Pictures of a motorcycle ride from Olympia, WA, to Port Townsend, WA.
Morrison Academy Dedication Pictures of the new Morrison Academy campus and dedication of the library.
Tuscany A visit with friends touring the diverse region of Tuscany.
China, a trip to Sichuan and down the Yantze River I return to where I lived as a small boy in China, and once again travel the Yangtze River.
Kayaking the Broken Islands A five day kayak camping trip in the Broken Islands Group of western Vancouver Island.
Morrison 2007 graduation. Pictures of a visit to Taiwan to speak at the Class of 2007 graduation.
A Motorcycle Ride to Pensacola

The Return Trip from Alabama

Don rides his motorcycle from Anacortes, WA to Pensacola, FL, visiting friends along the way.
Taiwan: The Mountains and Little Okinawa Island Crossing Taiwan's high mountains on the Cross Island Highway, Tea Plantations, and three days of snorkeling on Little Okinawa Island.
New Orleans New Orleans, our cruise to nowhere.
A Sailing Odyssey Cruising with Sam, Debryn and Kaizen Webster.
Cycling with Marty. A motorcycle trip from Anacortes, WA, to San Francisco.
Paddling to Williamson Rocks A scenic kayak day-trip in Puget Sound.
The Alsace Region of Germany, Switzerland, France A visit with friends in Switzerland and family in Germany.
A Trip to Cambodia A week in Cambodia, December 2004. Includes Angkor Temples.
A Trip to Laos Five days in Laos in December 2003, a step back in time.
Morrison Cruise to Grand Cayman and Jamaica. A Morrison Alumni cruise aboard the MS Imagination.
Morrison Academy 50th Reunion Three pages reporting on the reunion of a school in Taichung, Taiwan.
Pictures of a Carnival Cruise A recent cruise taken by Don and Pat Webster, and Sam, Debryn and Kaizen Webster.
"Hungry River: A Yangtze Novel." by Millie N.S. My book review of a novel set in late 19th and early 20th centuries.

        Family Events

Birthdays of March, 2016 Birthday celebrations for Ed and Kathi.
Thanksgiving 2015 A few photos of our family Thanksgiving celebration in Anacores, 2015.
4th of July Parade, Anacortes A few photos of the 4th of July Parade of 2015 in Anacortes, WA.
David, Ashley and Elizabeth visit Anacortes. Family from the Midwest visit family in Anacortes, September, 2014.
A Murder Mystery Tammy celebrates her birthday with a pair of murder mysteries.
Family Events, Spring 2014 The Easter Egg hunt as well as Zach, Leah and Kori's birthdays.
A Family Birthday Party in Anacortes Six birthdays are celebrated in March, 2014.
A Christmas Letter from the Websters Our annual Christmas letter.
Thanksgiving 2013 Pat and I celebrate Thanksgiving with family in Anacortes and Vancouver.
A Weekend in the Bay Area Pat and I visit our kids in the San Francisco Bay Area, November 2013.
2013 Annual Maloney Schmitke Breakfast I join extended family in Vancouver, WA, for the annual family breakfast picnic.
A Tent Caterpillar Infestation Pictures of Tent Caterpillar nests while on a walk along the Swinnomish Channel in Washington.
Celebrating Carol and Ed's birthday. Pictures of a birthday party, February, 2013.
Celebrating the Day of Christmas. Pictures of our family gathering, Christmas Day, 2012.
Thanksgiving 2012 Photos of Thanksgiving in Anacortes, 2012.
Christia and Tim's Wedding Candid photos of Christina and Tim's wedding.
Tammy and Marty's Wedding Candid photos of Tammy and Marty's wedding.
A drive down and up the Pacific Coast. A photo montage of diversions on the drive to and from California.
Tribute to John and Hilda Falconer A brief summary of the life of my grandparents.
Thanksgiving 2010 The Moehls, Websters and Vandershuurs enjoy a Thanksgiving celebration.
A Picnic At Bowman Bay A family picninc at Bowman Bay, Anacortes, WA, in May, 2010.
Say Hi to Leah Leah Annabelle was born to Steve and Carol on April 14, 2010. Here are some pictures.
Easter in Anacortes Easter 2010, with Aunt Darlene visiting. Here are some pictures.

 

A Tribute to Florence Webster On the occasion of Dick and Flo's 45th Wedding Anniversary, I summarize the interesting life of my mother, Florence Webster.

 

Winter Reflections 2009. Photos of family activities during an Anacortes winter.

 

Steve's 39th Birthday A Birthday Party for Steve Moehl, October 17, 2009.
Haloween Getting pumpkins in 2009.
Annual Maloney-Schmitke Breakfast Our kin in Vancouver, Washington, have an annual breakfast in the park. Pat and I join them in August, 2009.

 

The Care and Eating of Racklette' A German Family Dinner- very brief.

 

Anacortes Snow Pictures of Anacortes during the record snowfall of December, 2008.

 

A Birthday in Austin The extended Gallagher family meets in Austin for Thanksgiving and to celebrate Tom's sixtieth birthday.
Latte, A Walk Around Bowman Bay Latte is our 15 week old Labrador puppy. Some pictures for the family to enjoy.

 

Introducing Tialani Webster Tialani was born to Sam and Debryn Webster on May 24, 2007. Here are the first pictures.

 

A Ski Trip to Mt. Baker A day of skiing on Mt. Baker with nephews Jon and Steve.

 

A Visit by Glen and Delcine Showing Glen and Delcine Fidalgo Island and enjoying the Tulip Festival.

 

A Baby Shower for Debryn Celebrating the upcoming arrival of Debryn's baby girl.

 

Moving to Anacortes A few pictures capturing the fist days of Jon and Jen Moehl's move with their family to Anacortes.

 

A Tribute to Richard Webster On the occasion of his 85th birthday, I summarize the interesting life of my father, Richard Webster.

 

Jon's 30th Birthday A family picnic to celebrate my nephew, Jon's, 30th birthday.
Quincy Wedding The wedding of my niece, Rachael Sorensen, to Chris Matson, July 6, 2002.
Grant and Heather's Wedding. The wedding of my cousin, Grant Schmitke and Heather Bright on January 4, 2003.

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