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[captions for photos are below]
Cruising the Mediterranean! -
Highlights of one my best travels ever, including the amazing city of Venice in 2014.
Jomania Sauerburger becomes an American citizen! - My daugher-in-law Jomania, born in Lebanon, became an American citizen October 24, 2012.
Mom and Boogyboarding - my friends and I rode boogyboards in honor of my Mom.
Awards - acceptance speeches discuss innovations, best practice, and pride as a practitioner.
Learning to be an O&M specialist in the Class of 1969 -- I share what was it like to be in a university O&M program before there were textbooks!
Fred and Dona's Excellent Adventures -- we celebrated our 40th anniversary with a tour of "Christmas in Austria" and Germany, including an adventure at Castle Sauerburg.
Civil War/Homestead letters - excerpts from book "I Seat Myself to Write you a Few Lines."
Sauerburgers "Come Home" At Last - Fred and I visit family property in the middle of the desert in Deming, Arizona, 2008.
Nanta and her daughter Ann come to America - more than 40 years after we met at the school for the blind in Thailand, Nanta comes to visit, 2008.
Diaries from Asia - trip of a lifetime with a son who speaks the language.
Links to family websites:
(Brother) David Bayard's Samurai Woodworks -- "You dream. I build"
(Brother) David Bayard's Skyboy Photos
(Cousin) Bruce Bayard's Digital Art
(Cousin) Bonnie Bayard's Landscape Architect
(Daughter-in-law) Jill Sauerburger's Printmaker's page
Captions for photos above:
[left] Dona crossing a street in Pompeii on her Mediterrean cruise in 2014.
[second from left] Wedding of Fred and Dona's oldest son Paul and his Lebanese bride Jomania, March 4, 2003 (youngest son Stephan at the left).
[third from left] Wedding of Fred and Dona's son Mark and his bride Jill, July 9, 2004 (l-r: Stephan, Jomania, Paul, Mark, Jill, Fred, Dona).
[middle] Fred gives a clinic on model railroading to an attentive audience in Pennsylvania, 2007.
[third from right] Dona with Mark and her first granddaughter, Thea Carina Sauerburger, October 2007.
[second from right] Dona stands with her son Paul and his wife Jomania on the day that Jomania became a U.S. citizen.
[right] Dona stands between Josee Martin (left) and Denise Guitar (right) at the O&M Conference in New Orleans December, 2013, after a presentation about their street-crossing workshops.
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