The Rickers of Orford, New Hampshire

Picture Archive

I am Angela, hear me roar!
Spring and Summer, 2005
Amused by big brother
First Hike
"Walking" with big sister


May Day Celebration at Sunrise on Thetford Village Green at the end of a long hard winter.


Helping Dad out with the wood.
Dylan fishing at the farm in Ohio
Spring = Bicycle for Karina
Dylan as raconteur at the farm


Manning the Big Gun
aboard the U.S.S Cod,
in Cleveland
Angela's first combine ride,
while at the farm,
with Grandpa Ricker looking on.


FolkMadness Camp 2005, Socorro, NM in May
    Dancing with Mommy. In the very capable hands of "Papa Lew" Suber of Albuquerque. Lots of love. Friend Sue Brown from Sante Fe.


Summer Revels, Norwich, Vermont, June 18, 2005
The fam', eating lunch Melinda is 3rd from the tree on the left Safe and sound. Food and Art, what more can you ask for?


  Whole family with Grandma and Cousin Timothy As the cast of St. George and the Dragon. Dylan as Red-Cross Knight. Karina took somber part of Una very seriously. Friend Jessie holding Angela. With Friends Chris and Barbara and Nacio. With "The Skwish" TM, her favorite toy.


February, 2005

Flying, no doubt.

Latest Hip-Hop Pub Shot

Best Seat in the House

Karina B-Day.

Karina 5 (with flower cake)

"Silly Daddy..."

Spa Treatment



and Joy!

Angela Frances Ricker, born October 8, 2004 at our home in Orford, New Hampshire.

At Dartmouth-Hitchcock Medical Center.

Wearing a special woolen bonnet made by a friend.

Angela on her fleece. All our kids have one.

With Karina.


With Dylan who was very impatient to hold his "little sister".




Misc Photos from the Summer 2004


Spring has finally come to the north country. One last look at winter and then some views of spring 2004.

Waiting to ride the sleigh at
Billings Farm
Sunday Mountain in the spring, from the back yard.
The place where Karina saw a faery. Kids dressed as faeries.
Dylan in the back yard. Mt. Cube in background.

The students of the Orford Pre-School (founded by those pictured plus Melinda Ricker and Simon Brooks)
and also one of the classrooms (i.e. our house, at Christmastime 2003). Click to enlarge.


The kids painting.

Karina and Dylan (and Melinda in background) on top of Pinnacle Hill in Lyme, New Hampshire (just South of Orford)

"The house blew away!" (click to enlarge)

The kids at Pinewoods Folk Camp, Plymouth, Massachusetts

Karina in lion suit. Dylan at one of the marble machines. (click to enlarge)




Karina and Dylan (in stripes) and friend Christian enjoying the sun.


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Mike Schmidt and wife visit the Ricker's in New Hampshire and summit Mt. Moosilauke (click on image to enlarge)


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