Slide show (above) has background info. For more, click links for (Latest) Unknown Shores or...My1959Thesis
USMS Site , For short Open Water interview with Greta Andersen and Vito Bialla in Hollywood ClickHere!
Comments also invited at our our new blog, a new WIP. Click here
Click on Pic for ChaseHill Outfitters..
SdogV's Diane and Umbra lives gone, but onward.. Note: NEW!
Contents: (Click your interest)
Swimming; (Umbra/Ted and marathon -10 miles or more - swimmers)
Swim Promo; (Of benefit to swimmers, promoters, and advertisers)
Happenings ;(Old and new activities in Chicago and around the world.)
Personal: (Family/wedding pictures, original writings, and what have you stuff.)
Special info quick links to:
For Sale page:Condo apt. and misc. stuff
Swim promo: Turkey's Bosporous 2010?
SCRIBD: Thermo, Panpsychism, R&D
Chapter: Phil.Evol'n, (Book, Sept,'10)
2002 Chicago Shoreline swim. Details
Diary: Fiascos, '02, Farallon, misc..
Marathons 2005: FINA Open Water
English Channel site: Proving ground
Diane hospital story: Hospital screwups
JonChannelSwim: Map. (Page at left.)
Tetrahedrons define our world!
A new dream? Click
3-Generation family swim inTurkey?, 2011
In memory of Diane Richards and Umbra donors are listed here. You
may order marbles, strobes, or VHS /DVD productions (below).
Friends of Diane:Jon and Debra ERIKSON, Pam and Kevin PERKINS, Michael and Betty PAESLER, John and Suzanne MOEN, Jim and Elaine VAN PROYEN, Suzanne ERFUTH, Anthony C. LARWETH, Dale and Isabel PETRANECH, Rosemary GEORGE/Mansour BADAWI, Donald SIMMONS, Jim CALLAHAN, Judy TORKELSON, Jack RUSNAK, BEST BUY (Keenan), The Mudcats Dixieland Jazz band, AAAA Auto Care, Inc., Woodlawn Tap, CMI, Inc, Attorney Robert C. MORTON, Frank MADEKA, and .....
Beyond The Poolis for Diane and Umbra lives on in UMBRA, THE LAST SWIM
Play Movie (~ 60 minutes)
0: Umbra Dogmentry, her life and verve (~18 min.)
1: Pre Last Swim, Flight to Canakkale and preparations(~8 min.)
2: The Last Swim, unpublished '97 Dardanelle swim with interview by Dixie Dean(~19 min.)
3: Her Last Days, five hospitl/vet visits(~ 6 min.)
4: Her Last Hours, killed and burned (~ 9 min.).
Ckick to view 30-sec trailer, Precis384Kb
.A Swimming Dog......Video Production©2004.
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