Explore my Roots

Family Portrait: me at age 2 with my siblings.

Family Portrait: me at age 2 with my siblings.

Richard and me at Hudson Pines, 1955.

Richard and me at Hudson Pines, 1955.

Dressed for Church: me at age 5 with my brother, Richard and our nurse, “Gibby”.

Dressed for Church: me at age 5 with my brother, Richard and our nurse, “Gibby”.

“Buckle Botel”: the cabin we built on our island in Maine, circa 1963.

“Buckle Botel”: the cabin we built on our island in Maine, circa 1963.

Best of Times: me at age 8, with my mother, in Tarrytown, New York.

Best of Times: me at age 8, with my mother, in Tarrytown, New York.

Piano Lesson: at North Country School, 1964.

Piano Lesson: at North Country School, 1964.

Me (at center) as

Me (at center) as "President of the School" at Oldfields, with student council.

With a lion cub in Ethiopia, 1972.

With a lion cub in Ethiopia, 1972.

My wedding to Paul Growald, Seal Harbor, Maine, 1981.

My wedding to Paul Growald, Seal Harbor, Maine, 1981.

Paul and me with our two sons, ages 4 & 2.

Paul and me with our two sons, ages 4 & 2.

Our sons with my parents at the JY Ranch, 1990.

Our sons with my parents at the JY Ranch, 1990.

My father and his children at my sister's farm, 2003.

My father and his children at my sister's farm, 2003.

With my father at age 95, Seal Harbor, Maine, 2010.

With my father at age 95, Seal Harbor, Maine, 2010.

Family portrait with our two sons.

Family portrait with our two sons.

Out for a drive: my parents in front of their house in Tarrytown, New York, 1994.

Out for a drive: my parents in front of their house in Tarrytown, New York, 1994.

Paul & me: One last look at the view from the old JY Ranch across Phelps Lake.

Paul & me: One last look at the view from the old JY Ranch across Phelps Lake.

Me with my two Morgan horses, Meg and Lucky, who I raised and trained from birth.

Me with my two Morgan horses, Meg and Lucky, who I raised and trained from birth.

Being in nature can nurture us all

Being in nature can nurture us all

Family Portrait: me at age 2 with my siblings.Richard and me at Hudson Pines, 1955.Dressed for Church: me at age 5 with my brother, Richard and our nurse, “Gibby”.“Buckle Botel”: the cabin we built on our island in Maine, circa 1963.Best of Times: me at age 8, with my mother, in Tarrytown, New York.Piano Lesson: at North Country School, 1964.Me (at center) as "President of the School" at Oldfields, with student council.With a lion cub in Ethiopia, 1972.My wedding to Paul Growald, Seal Harbor, Maine, 1981.Paul and me with our two sons, ages 4 & 2.Our sons with my parents at the JY Ranch, 1990.My father and his children at my sister's farm, 2003.With my father at age 95, Seal Harbor, Maine, 2010.Family portrait with our two sons.Out for a drive: my parents in front of their house in Tarrytown, New York, 1994.Paul & me: One last look at the view from the old JY Ranch across Phelps Lake.Me with my two Morgan horses, Meg and Lucky, who I raised and trained from birth.Being in nature can nurture us all