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I will have my camera with me for most events. Here is a list of events covered in this blog.

Toby skating 09-06-2013

On our trip east in Vanessa we had a great visit with my sister Page and family. On Sept 6, 2013 we took Toby to her skating lesson. This was her first practice after breaking her foot a few months earlier. I took 138 photos in the dim light of the r...more

Women's Way Fall Gala 2014 10-24-2014

Elizabeth Elmore was honored for her contributions to the women of Philadelphia at this year's Women's Way gala and silent auction held at the the Academy of Natural Sciences. [ngg_images tag_ids="24Oct14" display_type="photocrati-nextgen_pro_maso...more

Amanda at Rowing Practice 10-27-2014

Amanda Elmore and others prepare for the 2016 Olympics in Rio at the Olympic Training Center outside Princeton NJ. It was a pleasure to see Amanda back on the water after a back injury had sidelined her for many weeks this summer. [ngg_images tag_...more

Elmore LLamas 04-11-2015

Aerial photos of our llama pen from our DJI Inspire 1 drone. more

Aerial photos of Orchard Hill Lane, Rydal, PA 04-17-2015

Photos Of Mike and Liz's house from our DJI Inspire 1 drone. more

Aerial photos of Swarthmore College campus 04-18-2015

We were on campus for the memorial service for Paul Mangelsdorf on 18-April-2015. I took this opportunity to fly my DJI Inspire 1 quadcopter over the campus for these photos. In some of the photos you can see the William C. Elmore memorial outside c...more

Flavia in Glen Mills, PA 04-24-2015

We visited Flavia in April to help prepare her house for sale. more

Property of Rufus 04-28-2015

Aerial photos of Rufus's property taken with our DJI Inspire 1 drone. more

May photo assortment 05-13-2015

Here we have Janet, David, Cameron, Emily, and our property from above. more

Elizabeth 06-15-2015

David's sister, Elizabeth, passed away on 15 June 2015 after a 20-month, slow decline caused by brain cancer. Elizabeth was an amazing woman: a pioneer in breaking the gender barriers in the Philadelphia banking industry; a loving friend, mother, da...more

Cliff and Linda's house from above 06-20-2015

Photos from above by a DJI Inspire 1 drone. more

Elizabeth Elmore Service 06-28-2015

On June 28, 2015 a memorial service for Elizabeth ("Lissy", "Liz") Elmore 1947-2015 was held at the Huntingdon Valley Country Club near her home in Rydal outside of Philadelphia, PA. Her family and friends submitted photos to show at the service. The...more

Mike's house and neighbors from above 06-28-2015


Amanda's temporary residence in Princeton 06-30-2015


Steven and Sarah's new cabin 07-24-2015

Steven and Sarah have been looking for a cabin north of Madison. They want something on a lake which is close to an area where they can cross country ski in the winter. Steven recently saw an advertisement for a cabin that is in the right place and...more

Barneveld WI 07-25-2015

Sarah returned from Denver overnight.  At 8:00 Wyatt had a swim meet at the city pool two blocks from their home.  Wyatt is on his way to being a great swimmer.  His stroke is excellent — still working on his entry and turns. After Wyatt fini...more

Ohr-O'Keefe Museum 01-15-2016

It's a short drive from Mobile to Ocean Spring MS, near Biloxi. Our Lafayette friends Grace Benedict and Kevin O'Brien live there; Kevin is the executive director of the Ohr-O'Keefe Museum. Nice little museum, housed in buildings designed by Frank ...more

SHS'66 - High School Tour 06-03-2016

Our amazing reunion committee started our weekend by arranging a tour of the high school -- now Swarthmore-Rutledge Elementary School.  In some ways the building is the same, but the size of the desks and chairs made clear it is an elementary school...more

SHS'66 - Kick-Off Party 06-03-2016

After dinner on our own, we congregated at the Swarthmore Community Center (SCC) located behind the Presbyterian Church -- remember our baccalaureate ceremony 50 years ago.  The SCC has a large air conditioned (thank goodness) room where we could hu...more

SHS'66 - Borough Tour 06-04-2016

Many of the class have remained in the area, but most have not been back to Swarthmore in years so they have not seen the town evolve.   Two, Weemie Toland Kingham and Larry Luder, met about 25 of us at the new Inn at Swarthmore for a tour of the bo...more

SHS'66 - Happy Hour 06-04-2016

Class members and some of our former teachers gathered at the Sprinhaven Country Club for dinner preceded by an hour of mingling.  About 70 classmates, some spouses, and a few teachers had more time to catch up.  Bill and Wilda Fowler Cushing had b...more

SHS'66 - The Big Bash Dinner 06-04-2016

After another great opportunity to catchup with classmates at the happy hour at Springhaven Country Club, we moved into the dining hall for a lovely dinner --Salmon and chicken, rolls, green beans, salad, potatoes, followed by Philadelphia Cheesecake...more

SHS'66 - Music 06-04-2016

After dinner President-for-life Alex McNeil welcomed us all and opened the after dinner program. A number of typical "reunion" awards were presented.  Longest travel to the reunion:  Carol Brennan, from the UK.  Longest time away:  Linda Patchell...more

Princeton 06-05-2016

The US Women's Olympic Rowing Training Center is located in Princeton. David and I said goodbye to Weemie and, missing the reunion breakfast on Sunday, drove to Princeton to visit with Amanda.  Really we were going to eat with her. We had three g...more

Visit to Cumberland 09-02-2016

We headed to Cumberland MD to visit Andrew and his family as well as welcome home Amanda. This was the first time we saw her since she returned from Rio. As always, we enjoyed our visit with Andrew and family. Wednesday night we all went to Our...more

Elizabeth interment 09-04-2016

Saturday we drove to Montour Falls, NY -- about 4.5 hours. The family was gathering in Montour Falls for the interment of David's sister, Elizabeth Elmore who passed away in June of 2015. We had planned to have the interment last year, but when Le...more

Honoring gold at the boathouse 09-08-2016

The Division of Recreational Sports and Purdue Rowing Club honored Amanda at the Purdue boathouse. Many friends and family were able to join her at the boathouse to congratulate her and heft the medal. After a viewing of the race, Amanda spoke to t...more

Relaxing with llamas 09-10-2016

While Amanda was at home, relaxing between the Olympics and returning to Michigan for graduate work, she took our llama Franklin for a walk – exercise for both of them. Franklin and Amanda enjoyed exploring Indian Creek and the new neighborhood an...more

Dan and Ellen's Wedding 09-24-2016

We were pleased to be invited to Dan McClannen and Ellen Burke’s wedding. We know Dan every well as he works with David in our printing business and, thus, is in our house five days a week. The wedding at the Moses Fowler House was ...more

Christmas 2016 12-24-2016

We were fortunate to have all our family home for Christmas and Janet's sister, Flavia living just down the road.  The only nights we were all in West Lafayette were Christmas Eve and Christmas Day as arrival and departure times varied, but it was a...more

Christmas 2017 12-25-2017

We took lots of photos of family and friends on the days just after Christmas. Contact us with the file name DE1712... if you want a full resolution jpg copy of any of these.more

Claire and Ollie’s Wedding 09-01-2018

We spent the weekend in Lexington attending our friends’ Claire and Ollie’s wedding. Didn’t get to see much of Lexington as it rained for a good deal of Saturday.  Fortunately, the rain ceased with plenty of time for the staff at the Round Bar...more