pen and ink, 4 by 5 inches

To live

To laugh

To love

To learn

Please click on a button along the left margin

Click here for my resume    Read my résumé

Click here for life on a fishing boat, 1991    Read my letter about fishing in the North Pacific

Click here for my letter to friends in 1993    Read my Christmas letter from Moscow

Click here for my elephant story    Read my elephant story

Click here to sound out Russian words    Try my English to Russian talking dictionary
                  ( Currently, 12029 English words )

Click here for mobile device internet use.    Try my dictionary with a mobile device
                  (Works great with an iPhone)

Click here for links to Russian sites    Visit Russia Online

Click here for my artwork    View my drawings

Click here for our movie for a neighborhood contest.    Download and watch our 12 minute movie on YouTube

Click here for the doughboy    See me on Halloween

Click here for my family-sized camping tent    See some pictures of the tent I designed
                  and constructed in Russia

Click here for my initiative on the SSC    My Superconducting Super Collider narrative

Click here for my tribute to our mother.    Read my good-bye story about our mother

Click here for Kipling's poem    Read my favorite poem - If, by Rudyard Kipling

Click here for the Rivard genealogy    Check our family roots back to 1560 in France

Click here for New York's effort, led by James O'Grady    Read about the first voting machines

Click here for my ideal house.    View my drawings of a house, inspired by my time in Uzbekistan, and by the work of Frank Lloyd Wright.

Click here for Jim and Shurka napping    See me and my dog Shurka planning our next move

Click here for my dog Shurka's Portal    Check out my cocker spaniel - she's Russian born

Click here, born 10/1993; died 2/2003    Read my final letter to Shurka

Click here to contact me    Send me e-mail

On a summer day