The Happy Couple. Married in Hawaii, June 25,
Ledaq temple, Northern India.
Proud Dad on Caye Caulker, Belize.
O.K., so we deserve each other.
"Father Knows Best" 1959.
Traveling with his Mom in Japan, 1961.
countries and 40 years later it's still in his blood.
World famous gemologist, Director at Sothebys,
author and businessman in New York &
A self made man.
Easy rider in California.
Retired to Hawaii at 39! Work hard then Play hard.
Building a 4 storey house by himself in
and researching, collecting and digesting a 10,000
book Metaphysical Library, kept Joseph busy.
Always time for a furry friend.
Still happy & dancing through life!
'Grampi' and Kayla (2).
Teacher and student
or is it student and teacher? We learn
from each other.
Visiting 'Gami' at her new home in Hawaii.
Back: Shane, Mariah, Nancy, Joseph.
Front: Kevin, Kayla, Gami
The real family photo! We
resolved in 2012 to
and take life more serious'. Or not.
The latest edition, Kaimana Shane Mann;
born Feb 5, 2013.
Still soul mates and sharing a
good laugh, Kayla (3) & Gami (88).
Kaimana, 5 months.
A 25 year
"Life is either
a daring adventure or nothing.
To keep our faces toward change and behave like
free spirits in the presence
of fate is strength undefeatable."
(Helen Keller, 1880
U.S. writer and lecturer)
What causes a person to leave the comforts
security of home, catapulting them
out to the far
corners of this
everything July 2003,
new home is wherever we lay
And what an amazing home it is!!
Our goal is to simply explore our planet
and share this incredible world with as
people as possible.
Not everyday people? Maybe
some clues will be revealed below
in this brief glimpse into our lives:
Our mischievous little friend in Sumatra.
Orangutans are special beings.
Eh Mon - Belize!
How did we ever end up like this??
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Honeymooning in Kashmir, Ledaq & Sumatra.
Shikara ride on Dal Lake, Kashmir.
Now that's a bouquet.
Tikal, Guatemala; Belize, & Yucatan - 2002.
A proud Mother! My family has given me great joy.
Teaching English in Katmandu. Working with
modeling, social work,
travel agent and teaching English were
specialties along the way.
A year adventure around the world,
found Mariah, Kevin & I visiting the Chief of
Rarotonga, riding camels in Egypt, camping
out for a month with wild animals in
Tanzania & Kenya, ........Maybe it's genetic?
Dad & Mom riding in style during one of
yearly visits to Hawaii.
Pierre & Elizabeth, dear old friends, enjoying
breakfast on my
lanai, South Kona, Hawaii.
Enjoying the Wisconsin North woods at our cabin,
'The Shack', with LaVerne, Peter & brother, Paul.
Christmas festivities, at our home, with my
(from 9 different countries).
Uncle Paul, Grandma (Gami), myself & son Kevin
of daughter Mariah and husband Shane. (May 06 - Oahu)
Four Generations. Kayla Sophia born
Christmas Day 2009.
Daughter Mariah & Kayla July 2010.
(Her first haircut).
Kayla decorating her first Christmas tree. She then
take all the decorations back off.
What a smile! Kayla (2).
New teddy from Uncle Paul. Kayla (3).