A traditional German wedding (the bride and groom are members of this bicycle club).
An old German castle from the 1400's undergoing renovation.
Angry waves on the north shore of Oahu (the Banzai Pipeline) waiting for surfers who dare.
Another view of castle Neuschwanstein (this was the model for Disney's famous castle)
Approaching the Mercedes museum in Stuttgart.
Castle at the edge of the Austrian alps.
Church in the village where we spent our first week in Germany
Deer photographed in the wild while on a hike in Germany
Flood of '08. The Carousel in Firemen's Park.
Flood of '08. The Maunesha River downtown by the professional building.
Flood of '08. The mill at Danville.
Flood of '08. This is the Reeseville marsh looking towards Watertown in the distance.
Flood of '08. Waterloo Firemen's Park.
French "bullet train" in station at Stuttgart.
German coutryside and the mountains in the distance.
German polka band at Octoberfest.
Happy hour at the "Top of Waikiki" martini bar.
harbor & narina in Grand Marais, Mn.
Iolani Palace (The Queen's Palace) in Honolulu
Japan Air Lines 747 departing Honolulu as viwed from Mamala Bay golf course.
Lake Superior waterfront at Grand Marais, Mn.
Load of grapes about to become the latest batch of fine German wine.
Mercedes-Benz museum in Stuttgart
My first (of 4) encounter with the bunkers at the Pearl of the Pacific golf course at Marine Corp Base - Hawaii at Kaneohe
My friend Pat in the Captain's seat on the bridge of the USS Missouri
Neuschwanstein castle in the morning fog.
Octoberfest grounds in Stuttgart.
One of the beautiful fairways of Mamala Bay golf course at Hickam AFB, Hawaii
Partaking of the festivities at Octoberfest in Stuttgart.
Picnicking on the northe shore
Still enjoying the fun at Octoberfest.
Street market in Frieburg, Germany (Madison's sister city)
sunrise in Honolulu
teeing off at Wheeler AAF
the "Barefoot Bar" at Hickam AFB Hawaii where we watche the Super Bowl
the "Top of Waikiki" martini bar
The "Top of Waikiki" martini bar.
the 14th tee at MCBH (the #1 rated hole in the world on military golf courses.
The 17th tee at Mamala Bay golf course at Hickam AFB, Hawaii.
The castle after the fog had lifted.
the fairway view of the 14th hole at MCBH
The flood of '08. Village of Hubbleton.
The golf course at Wheeler Army Air Field, Hawaii
the Honolulu skyline as viewed from my room.
The Navy-Marine golf course at Pearl Harbor, Hawaii
the Pacific Ocean viewed from the 14th fairway at MCBH
The sign says it all - no comment necessary
This is an actual working cuckoo clock.
This picture makes me sad - prepping the plane for departure from Hawaii returning to Wisconsin.
Traditional German butcher shop. Doesn't it look delicious!!!
two "sea slugs" enjoying happy hour at the hot tub
view of the surrounding countryside and vineyards from the winery on top of the hill.