Featherside '16 -- The 30th Annual Fowl Ball

September 17, 2016

Your host(SWL)

The Photographers

Anahy Antara (AA), Barry Koffler (BK), Bojan Petek (BP), Dee Garner (DG), Evelyn Schneider (ES), Lori Bailey (LB), Madalyn Klein (MK), Mike Luwisch (ML), Myrna Figueiredo (MF), Robert Hirschberg (RH), Stefan Lisowski and Corinne Wolcott (SWL), and Stephanie Charles (SC)

If you've got any good photos, please send 'em on to me.

Note: A lot of the "portraiture" is at the very bottom of the page -- you might be there!



John & Joyce arrive (SWL)

What's this? A gift from John & Joyce, with Vivi & George Z looking on (SWL)

and this from Sandy! (SWL)

Here come Madeleine, Andy and Ed (SWL)

Anahy is as excited to see Nelson & Madalyn as I am! (SWL)

Rob & Anita, Ray & Renee (SWL)

Carol & Blair (SWL)

Molly & Steve B always make their presence known (SWL)

But Florence is hiding hers (SWL)

And will someone please let Paula B in! (SWL)

Correct: no dogs allowed! (SWL)

If you wandered into the house, you might have been exposed to some of my collections (MK, DG)

Roy was my idol as a kid (MK)

The Feeding Frenzy begins



(RH, LB)

Some of that great food (MF, LB)

Eileen and her crew: Kathleen and Diane (MF, LB, MK)

Liquid Refreshments Were Also Popular


Anahy, Jean-Luc, Michel, Dee (DG, ML)

Rob R, Walter, Stefan (SWL, SWL, RH)

Anahy, Carrie (RH)

Dee, Garrett -- what's the point? (SWL)

Paula B and Blair -- Correct again: I have no idea! (RH)

Eating and Socializing

Intensely eating! Paula B, Madeleine, Marcia L (RH, RH, ML, SWL)

Intensely hopeful! Belle with Kevin C, Charles, George Z and unknown back (LB,RH, RH)

Maggie, Doug R, Lori, Kathleen P, Jesse, Tall Todd (ML, RH, ML, SWL)

Yvette, Lainy, Corinne (SWL, SWL, RH)

Walter, Stefan, June (LB, RH, RH)

Just hanging out and socializing







Celebrating Andy O's birthday! (MF)

And the kids were having fun, too: Audrey, Margo & Nico, Liana (SWL)

Ben & Lisa, Frieda and Mark (RH)

Florence, Susan R and Madalyn, Cindy S and Ralph, Anahy and Madalyn, Jan and Steve B (LB, RH, SWL, LB)

Carol K and Myrna, The Cousins: Andy O & George Z (MF, SWL)

Belle is just not much of a party animal (SWL)

John V & Joyce, Clare & Walter, Rona & Arn (SWL, SWL, RH)

More kids: Audrey & Gemma, Belle and Alana (SWL, LB)

Judy, John Pag, Sarah K, June, Charles, Jack, Arn & Rona (RH, MF)

Anahy and Tall Todd, Dennis B and Cindy S, Lilikette & Russell, Manami & Johnny (SWL, RH, LB, SWL)

Anne S and Doug M, Paula B, Jesse and Myrna (RH, MF)

Andy O and Claudia, Dee and Maggie (that sculptable necklace was amazing), Paula W and Garrett (MF, ML, RH)

Blair & Carol K -- OK Blair, was there a message here? (SWL)

I musta missed something -- Lori, Cindy S, Stephanie, Margo (SWL)

Rick F & Alex P, Andy O, George Z & Vivi (LB, MF)

Anne S, Maria and Maggie, Sandy and Rick F, Adrienne and Bob H (ML, LB, LB)

And there's always some faces that are, well, they just are: Lori, Lori, Dennis B and Paula B (RH, SWL, RH)

Marcia L, Madalyn & Nelson, Anne S and John V (SWL, MK, SWL)

Skye, Corinne & Stefan, Rhesa & Marissa (RH, SWL)

Dennis B and Bob H, Walter and John V (SWL)

Corinne caught the party crasher! (SWL)

Karen P, Gary, Stefan & Corinne (LB, RH, RH)

Russell, Steve S and Sarah C, Lilikette (SWL, LB, SWL)

The evening continues . . . (LB)




Looks like almost everyone has gone off to dance (SWL)

Off to the Barn


Those old boots are still hanging in, since 2005! (DG)

Maria & Micheal, Ray & Renee and Madalyn were looking at the pond (SWL, SWL, MK)

I guess they were watching the residents (SWL, AA)

Audrey and Alana were checking out the sheep (LB, AA)

Barn tools! (DG)

Ben & Lisa and John V and ? were watching the birds (SWL, MF)

Are we paranoid or is somebody watching us? (LB)

Margo and I teach a quick Two-Step lesson

The teachers (SWL)

(Some of) The students: Beth and Larry, ? and Anne O, Kitty and Jack, Susan R and John K, Florence and Ed B (RH)

THE BAND: Yvette Landry and (my) Friends


Yvette Landry, Paula Bradley, Billy Lang, Evan Stover, Rob Rainwater and Kevin Maul (SWL, RH, RH, RH, RH, SWL)

I sang one with Yvette and played bass on another (ES, DG)

Let's dance!






Doug R and Amy, Karen P, Bojan and Marie (SWL)

Florence and Gary, Cindy S and Jesse, Marcia L and Kevin C, Corinne and Ken, Lori, Dennis B and Margo (SWL)

Steve S and Clare, Cyd & Tom (RH, SWL)

George & Vivi, John E & Joan, Dennis B and Sarah C (SWL, SWL, RH)

Ed and Megan J, Madeleine and John D, Amy and Michel, Dee and Gene, Nancy and Doug M, Megan J and Dennis B (SWL)

Margo and Doug R, Russell & Lilikette, Lori, Carol G and Paul (SWL)

Jan and Amy, Megan J and Gabe, George and Myrna, Winona and friend, Cindy S and Gene (SWL)

Ed and Florence, Tall Todd and Lori, Paula W and Rob I, Karen P (SWL, SWL, RH, SWL)

Madeleine and Garrett, Anne S, Clare, Megan J and Dennis B, Corinne (SWL)

Anahy and Gary, Corinne and Ken, Wendy & Will (SWL)

Sometimes it gets pretty dippy around here: Mike and Megan J, Gary and Florence, Marcia L and Mike (SWL)

Tall Todd and Stephanie, Lori and George, Anahy and Bruce (SWL)

Anahy and Gabe, Marcia B & Scott (RH)

Bojan and Winona, Charles and Karen P, Susan R, Madeleine and Garrett, Clare and Steve S (SWL)

Corinne, George and Megan J, Joyce & John V, Marie and Garrett (SWL, RH, SWL, SWL)

Cyd & Tom, Amy and Jesse, Marcia B & Scott, Kathleen P and Gary, Anne S (SWL)

Garrett and Paula W, Ron and Cindy S, Maria & Micheal, Susan K and Doug M (SWL)

Doug M and Joyce, Rob S & Anita, Madalyn (RH, RH, SWL)

Toby and Rich C, Madeleine and Ron, Marie and Gary (SWL)

Mark and Sarah C, Doug R and Anne S, Paula W (SWL, RH, SWL)

Gary and Megan J, Jan and Marcia L, ? and Susan R, Joyce & John V (SWL)

The most interesting dance of the evening: Stefan & Corinne (BK)

Break Time


Donna W, ?, Susan K, Sarah C and Mark, Marilynn & Howard, Liana (LB, RH, LB, LB)

Heading downstairs: Frank and Stefan (LB)

(MF, RH)

Yvette, Cindy C and Yvette, Lori, Andy O (SWL, SWL, SWL, MH)








Anahy got a slow start . . . (BK, SC)

but it was a pretty foggy morning, too (AA)

The Running of the Chickens!

Tossing the fowl the Fowl Ball leftovers (SC, AA)

which they appreciate (SC)

Watch the Running of the Chickens!

A few fowl portraits: A Modern Game Bantam rooster, "Nigel Too," and "Wobble" (AA, SC, DG)

Everyone wanted pictures (AA)

Chicken watchers (BK)

Ken, Gabe, Florence, Cyd & Tom, Stephanie, Marcia L, Russell & Lilikette (SC, AA, AA)

Sleepy people



Bojan, Marie, Tall Todd (BK, SC)

Belle was the only one who looked awake (BP)

Ken, Marcia L, Stephanie (BK)

Stephanie and Anahy -- they tried! (BK)

They failed!! (BK)

Then there's all the portraiture, where anyone may turn up

Rick F, What'd I do?, Jean-Luc (SWL, SWL, AA)

Yvette, Belle, Corinne (SWL, DG, SWL)

John K, Maria, Vivi, Maggie (SWL)

Sandy, Jesse, Kay (SWL)

Evie, Donna C-K, Rob R (SWL)

Ray, Blair, Manami (SWL)

Lori, Nelson, Marissa (SWL)

Arn, George, Ray (SWL)

Kevin M, Rob S, Winona (SWL)

Three generations: Pam, Phil, Gemma (SWL)

Molly, Skye, Kevin C (SWL)

Yvette, Freida, Anahy (RH, SWL, RH)

Gene, Rhesa, Jean-Luc (SWL)

Lori, Corinne, Mark (SWL, SWL, RH)

Kay, Billy, Ed B (SWL)

Diane N, Susan K, John Pag (SWL)

Dennis B, John V, Judy (SWL, SWL, RH)

Alex F, Lori, Anne S (SWL)

Joyce, Michel, Yvette (SWL, SWL, RH)

Steve S, Madeleine, Stefan (SWL, SWL, RH)

Madalyn, John K, Gary (SWL)

George, Donna C-K, Corinne (SWL)

Molly, Ralph, Sherrill (SWL)

Andy O (SWL)

Stefan has the fashion spot this year (RH)

Thanks for making it another great party folks. See you all next year on September 16th! (SWL)

Yvette -- she'll be back!! (SWL)

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