Photographs

Steven at age two and a half discovered an ant crawling toward the flowers ..  Oooh, July 1965.

Steven at age two and a half discovered an ant crawling toward the flowers ..  Oooh, July 1965.

Stephanie in her pink tutu. She is six years old, before her illness. 1969

Stephanie in her pink tutu. She is six years old, before her illness. 1969

Steven hoped to be able to help a bird with a broken wing. 1970

Steven hoped to be able to help a bird with a broken wing. 1970

Stephanie the day she came home after seven weeks in the hospital.  Napping now on her daddy's chest. Last week of January, 1971

Stephanie the day she came home after seven weeks in the hospital.  Napping now on her daddy’s chest. Last week of January, 1971

Steven holding up the rocks on Catalina Island. 1972.

Steven holding up the rocks on Catalina Island. 1972.

Karin and Stephanie are picking Steven up from Catalina Island Boy's Camp. September 1972. Steffi had really missed her big bro... 

Karin and Stephanie are picking Steven up from Catalina Island Boy’s Camp. September 1972. Steffi had really missed her big bro…

....And she gives her brother a big kiss...surprisingly, he seems to smile, and not go ick. 

….And she gives her brother a big kiss…surprisingly, he seems to smile, and not go ick.

Karin at 40 (1973)

Karin at 40 (1973)

Stephanie at the Marianne Frostig Center, in the fall of 1976. She loved Marianne Frostig,  whose career began in Vienna with encephalitis cases caused by sick sheep, and ended with Stephanie as her last student, who again was a victim of encephalitis, this time from horses. Equine encephalitis. 

Stephanie at the Marianne Frostig Center, in the fall of 1976. She loved Marianne Frostig,  whose career began in Vienna with encephalitis cases caused by sick sheep, and ended with Stephanie as her last student, who again was a victim of encephalitis, this time from horses. Equine encephalitis.

Gammy, Marvin's mother visits. November, 1976 

Gammy, Marvin’s mother visits. November, 1976

Karin and Marvin's sister Farol in Rome, 1982

Karin and Marvin’s sister Farol in Rome, 1982

Karin, her brother Wolfdieter and Stephanie, on a visit to him in East Berlin in front of the Brandenburg Gate, here seen from the East-sector of the city, March 1982. 

Karin, her brother Wolfdieter and Stephanie, on a visit to him in East Berlin in front of the Brandenburg Gate, here seen from the East-sector of the city, March 1982.

A respite at 16,000 feet with the two guides who only spoke Urdu, but we got along.

A respite at 16,000 feet with the two guides who only spoke Urdu, but we got along.

A postcard Stephanie wrote to me when she visited our Mexican friends, who called her their gringa daughter.  She was happy while I was trekking through the Himalayas with sherpas in 1984. 

A postcard Stephanie wrote to me when she visited our Mexican friends, who called her their gringa daughter. She was happy while I was trekking through the Himalayas with sherpas in 1984.

"Karin on the road again...", 1984 A.D.(after divorce)

“Karin on the road again…”, 1984 A.D.(after divorce)

Stephanie's Oma, Karin's mother, who at seventy still has her girlish smile.  

Stephanie’s Oma, Karin’s mother, who at seventy still has her girlish smile.

Stephanie in Sevilla with Karin in 1985. Here she is after a ride on an Arab whom she wanted me to buy for her and ship the horse to Santa Barbara. I usually tried to fulfill her wishes, but this one was, well, not possible. 

Stephanie in Sevilla with Karin in 1985. Here she is after a ride on an Arab whom she wanted me to buy for her and ship the horse to Santa Barbara. I usually tried to fulfill her wishes, but this one was, well, not possible.

Stephanie with rose in Beverly Hills bedroom 1985, became magazine cover for The Way of St. Francis, July-August 2006

Stephanie with rose in Beverly Hills bedroom 1985, became magazine cover for The Way of St. Francis, July-August 2006

Stephanie, her Oma Astrid, and Karin. Christmas 1991  

Stephanie, her Oma Astrid, and Karin. Christmas 1991

Stephanie Finell Collage of Photos a la David Hockney The photo (or photos) were taken by a young doctor at Rio Caliente near Guadalajara Mexico, where I had taken her several times for her health. The young man was quite taken with her and later made a present of two similar pieces of art already framed.

Stephanie Finell Collage of Photos a la David Hockney
The photo (or photos) were taken by a young doctor at Rio Caliente near Guadalajara Mexico, where I had taken her several times for her health. The young man was quite taken with her and later made a present of two similar pieces of art already framed.

Stephanie and Loren on Hendry's Beach after they set their wedding date. This is March 1994. They had met at Jodi House one year earlier.

Stephanie and Loren on Hendry’s Beach after they set their wedding date. This is March 1994. They had met at Jodi House one year earlier.

At great luncheon given by Jodi House at the Carriage House. Karin here with caretaker David in April of 2012. 

At great luncheon given by Jodi House at the Carriage House. Karin here with caretaker David in April of 2012.

Again at the luncheon sponsored by Jodi House, with Martin and his cousin Lindsey and Karin, 2012

Again at the luncheon sponsored by Jodi House, with Martin and his cousin Lindsey and Karin, 2012