WIND RIVER Prokaryotic Biology
Now he looks like a friendly critter!
All sweet and cuddly.
Now he looks like a friendly critter!
All sweet and cuddly.
 
 




Estes Park, Colorado
 
Trish, Krista, & Jeremy
Strolling through Estes Park.
HEY . . . I'm there, too.
Be
Trish, Krista, & Jeremy
Strolling through Estes Park.
HEY . . . I'm there, too.
Behind the camera
 
Ye Olde Paddle Wheel
Ye Olde Paddle Wheel
 
 
Then drive about fifteen minutes out of town and the vistas are magnificent. Mountains, many snow-capped, even in June
 
Chipmunk
on top of 
the world
Chipmunk
on top of
the world
 
A Stand of Trees
A Stand of Trees
 
 
Small lakes dot the area with names like Lily Lake and Mary Lake. I have to wonder who these women are who are so special to have a lake named after them. I think Donna Lake or Lake Donna has a nice ring to it. Don
 
Lily Lake 
nestled between the mountains
Lily Lake
nestled between the mountains
 
Donna & Trish
nestled between views of 
LilyLake
We strolled around this mile roun
Donna & Trish
nestled between views of
LilyLake
We strolled around this mile round lake
talking talking talking
 
Lily Lake tucked between 
Longs Peak 
and 
Twin Sisters Peaks
Lily Lake tucked between
Longs Peak
and
Twin Sisters Peaks
Bare Naked Tree
Silent Inhabitant of Lily Lake
Bare Naked Tree
Silent Inhabitant of Lily Lake
 
Rather Noisy
Inhabitant of Lily Lake
He came right up to be photographed.
No shyne
Rather Noisy
Inhabitant of Lily Lake
He came right up to be photographed.
No shyness here.
 
 
What fun it was to see caribou, whole herds of them, walk right onto the grounds of the Aspen Lodge, Welcome to http://www.aspenlodge.net/ where we were guests. They are so big. I heard that there are bear in
 
Aspen Lodge
Trish and Uldis' Cabin
Dining Hall to the right
Aspen Lodge
Trish and Uldis' Cabin
Dining Hall to the right
 
Aspen Lodge
Cabins
Aspen Lodge
Cabins
 
an overview of 
Aspen Lodge
an overview of
Aspen Lodge
This was my deck and 
where I watched the caribou.
This was my deck and
where I watched the caribou.
 
And here are the caribou. 
A small group tonight.
One night I saw a herd of about 1
And here are the caribou.
A small group tonight.
One night I saw a herd of about 12
right from my deck.
 
 
My best and very old friend, (She
 
Dr. David H. Figurski
Dr. David H. Figurski
Professor - Columbia University
talking about
Actinobacillus actinomycetemcomitans
or
A. actinomycetemcomitans
("Don't ask me. I haven't a clue.
I can't even pronounce it," said Donna.
"I just call it by its short name -- AA.")
 
Dr. Uldis Streips
Dr. Uldis Streips
Professor - University of Louisville
introducing David.
(He couldn't pronounce it either.)
David and a student 
discussing her poster
David and a student
discussing her poster
 
David and a Professor friend 
talking SCIENCE, of course.
David and a Professor friend
talking SCIENCE, of course.
 
I'm so proud of you, David.
I'm so proud of you, David.
 
In June of 2005, just five months after David
 
I met Trish many years ago when she worked in the Micro Biology Department at the University of Rochester in Rochester, NY. We have been best friends ever since. We even lived in San Diego at the same time . . . before she moved to Louisville to marry Uldis. Although Trish still lives in Louisville and we don
 
Trish
So . . . 
What's so funny?
Trish
So . . .
What's so funny?
 
Best Friends
for  a 
LOT of years
Best Friends
for a
LOT of years
 
Trish 
Another View
Trish
Another View
 
 
Jeremy Burch ( Krista's Husband)
Jeremy Burch ( Krista's Husband)
Trish, Krista, & Uldis
Krisjans (missing)
He was back at the ranch
watching the Soccer World Cup.
 
Krisjans Streips
Krisjans Streips
A really cool guy!
 
It was great fun to spend five days with Trish, Uldis and their children, Krisjans and Krista and Krista
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