Jim Achtenberg www.jachtenberg.com

Welcome to my page of various items of interest

Recent updates December 2015
Mackinac Island Turtle Half-Marathon and 5.7 Mile Race - October 22-25, 2015
Lake Placid trip - July 28-31, 2015
USFSA Governing Council - Colorado Springs, CO - May 1-3, 2015
Denver visit with Tricia - March 12-15, 2015
Eastern Synchro Sectionals - Lake Placid - January 21-24, 2015
Mackinac Island Turtle Half-Marathon - October 23-26, 2014
Skating Regionals - NWP Wenatchee and EGL Traverse City - October, 2014
Miami-Ohio game - September 13, 2014
US Collegiate Skating Championships - August 15-16, 2014
Upper Penninsula - July 30-August 14, 2014
Trail to the Victors 5K - April 6, 2014
Mackinac Island - June 14-16, 2013

Vacations

October 22-25, 2015 - Mackinac Island Turtle Half-Marathon and 5.7 Mile Race
July 28-31, 2015 - Lake Placid trip
March 12-15, 2015 - Denver visit with Tricia

October 23-26, 2014 - Mackinac Island Turtle Half-Marathon
July 30-August 14, 2014 - Upper Penninsula
June 1-14, 2014 - Traverse City and Mackinac Island
May 25, 2014 - Indianapolis 500
May 9-13, 2014 - May Day and Williamsburg
March 16-20, 2014 - Denver Invitational and Arizona

September 19-21, 2013 - National Solo Dance Championships and UConn Football Game
August 15, 2013 - Picnic on Drummond Island
August 5, 2013 - Whitewater Rafting
July 14, 2013 - Christina Kolling and Adam Carlson Wedding
June 14-16, 2013 - Mackinac Island
March 2-11, 2013 - Arizona and Denver and Las Vegas, Denver Invitational, DU Hockey

October 14-17, 2012 - Mackinac Island
August 2-5, 2012 - Green Bay on the SS Badger
July 5-8, 2012 - Mackinac Island for Connie's 23rd Birthday
June 20-July 8, 2012 - Upper Penninsula
May 31-June 7, 2012 - Traverse City/Ludington
May 27, 2012 - Indianapolis 500

October 15-18, 2011 - Mackinac Island
July 2-16, 2011 - Sanford Reunion, Ludington, and Mackinac Island

July 5-7, 2010 - Mackinac Island for Connie's 21st Birthday
July 3-4, 2010 - Sanford Lake Family Reunion
April 7-13, 2010 - Arizona Botanical Gardens after Fiesta Skate

August 4-18, 2009 - Tahquamenon Falls, McLain State Park, SS Badger
July 3-5, 2009 - Sanford Lake Family Reunion
June 19-21, 2009 - Port Cresent State Park
February 23-27, 2009 - Arizona and the Grand Canyon
January 16-18, 2009 - Marquette for the Northern Challenge Competition

August 6-15, 2008 - SS Badger, Wisconsin, Upper Penninsula

June 21 to July 9, 2007 - 2,672 miles
Lake Michigan, LSPP, Upper Pennisula, Wisconsin

June 22 to July 9, 2006 - 3,280 miles
Upper Pennisula, Prairie States, Manitoba and Northwest Ontario

June 23 to July 10, 2005 - 3,009 miles
Upper Pennisula and Northwest Ontario

June 24 to July 11, 2004 - 3,287 miles
Upper Pennisula and Northeast Ontario

June 26 to July 13, 2003 - 2,985 miles
Upper Pennisula and Ontario

July 19 to 31, 2002 - 2,540 miles
Lake Superior Circle Tour


Michigan Athletics

Miami-Ohio game - September 13, 2014
Trail to the Victors 5K - April 6, 2014
Trip to NSD and UConn - September 21, 2013
Teddy Bear Toss at Michigan Hockey - December 14, 2012
Michigan State game - October 20, 2012
Trip to Dallas - August 31, 2012
Cowboy Classic Football vs Alabama - September 1, 2012
Michigan Football Bust - December 12, 2011
Ohio State Football - November 26, 2011
Nebraska Football first trip to Ann Arbor - November 19, 2011
Under the Lights Football vs Notre Dame - September 10, 2011
Storm delay game vs Western Michigan - September 3, 2011
The Big Chill at The Big House Hockey - December 11, 2010
Trip to Wisconsin Football - September 24, 2005
Roger's Tailgate N. Illinois Football - Sept 3, 2005
100th Ohio State Football game - November 22, 2003
Trip to Purdue Football - October 19, 2002
Roger's Tailgate Washington Football - August 31, 2002
Trip to Penn State/Gettysburg - October 6, 2001
Connie's 100th Football game - September 1, 2001
Michigan Athetics Home Page


Connie at Univ of Michigan

Graduation at Michigan Stadium - April 28, 2012
Martha Cook Building Thanksgiving Dinner - November 20, 2011
Piano Recital - at University of Michigan - April 18, 2009
University of Michigan move-in August 29, 2007
Martha Cook Building (where Connie stayed)
Martha Cook student website
University of Michigan

Skating Competitions

Lake Placid trip - July 28-31, 2015
2015 Regionals-Traverse City, MI - October 14-15, 2014
2015 Regionals Sendoff Exhibition - October 1, 2014
National Solo Dance Championships - September 19-21, 2013
Maize and Blue Matchup - March 21, 2009
UM Spring Ice Show - March 20, 2009
Northern Challenge - January 16-18, 2009
UM Fall Ice Show - November 21, 2008
Intercollegiate Team Nationals - April 3-4, 2008
Hoosier Challenge - November 2-4 2007
2007 Wyandotte Al Viviani
2006 Tri-States Free Skating Competition
2006 Royal Oak Great Oaks
2006 EGL Regionals Competition Dress
2006 Regionals-Indianapolis, IN - October 25-29, 2005
2003 Ann Arbor Springtime Invitational
2002 Lansing Van Camp
2002 Grand Rapids Open
2001 Plymouth Octoberfest
2001 Grand Rapids Open
2001 Ann Arbor Springtime Invitational

Eastern Synchro Sectionals - Lake Placid - January 21-24, 2015
Northwest Pacific Regionals-Wenatchee, WA - October 4-8, 2014
US Collegiate Skating Championships - August 15-16, 2014
May Day and Williamsburg - May 9-13, 2014
Denver Invitational and Arizona - March 16-20, 2014
Marquette Dog Sled Races - February 20, 2013
Trip to Green Bay Open on the SS Badger - August, 2012
Denver hockey game - March 10, 2012
Eastern Synchro Sectionals - Lake Placid - February 2-4, 2011
Arizona Botanical Gardens after Fiesta Skate - Phoenix, AZ - April 7-13, 2010
US Figure Skating Championships - Spokane - January 15-24, 2010
State Games of America - Colorado Springs - July 29-August 1, 2009
Laurel, MD - May Day Competition - May 8-10, 2009
Mids/PC Synchro Sectionals - Broomfield, CO - Jan 30-Feb 1, 2009
Colorado Springs and CSI - Colorado Springs - September 10-13, 2008
Broadmoor Open - Colorado Springs, CO - June 23-28, 2008
Adult Nationals - Lake Placid, NY - April 7-12, 2008
Junior Nationals - Salt Lake City, UT - November 27 to December 2, 2007
Puerto Rico Natl Championships - Farmington Hills, MI - April 17, 2005
2006 Regionals - Indianapolis Motor Speedway
"It's Great to Skate" festival with 6-time US Champion and Olympic skater Todd Eldredge - June 22, 2002


Other Skating Items

USFSA Governing Council - May 2015 - Colorado Springs, CO
USFSA Governing Council - May 2014 - Seattle, WA
USFSA Governing Council - May 2013 - Colorado Springs, CO
USFSA Governing Council - May 2012 - Myrtle Beach, SC
USFSA Governing Council - May 2011 - Lombard, IL
USFSA Governing Council - May 2010 - Costa Mesa, CA
USFSA Governing Council - May 2009 - Buffalo, NY
USFSA Governing Council - May 2008 - Denver, CO
USFSA Governing Council - May 2006 - Orlando, FL
USFSA Governing Council - May 2003 - Norfolk, VA

Detroit Judges School - April 25, 2015
Awards Banquet - April 28, 2007
Awards Banquet - April 29, 2006
Charlie Butler Seminar - March 11, 2006
Holiday Exhibition - December 10, 2006
Melody on Ice - March 23-26, 2006
Melody on Ice - March 21-23, 2003 99 Red Balloons
Melody on Ice - April 19-21, 2002 splits after the Grand Finale
Hickory Hoedown Dance Test
Juvenile Free Skating Test
Swing Dance Test
Preliminary Field Moves/PrePrel Free Skating Tests
Pre-Preliminary Field Moves Test
2005 Univ of Wisc practice before football game
January 26, 2002 Practice in Chelsea
October 28, 2001 Practice
GeorgeCalc accounting class - July 22, 2007

Manchester Enterprise - February 20, 2003, after Connie won 4 medals at the
Port Huron Edith Scheonrock International Competition

IJS Stands
Synchro IJS Data Entry Screens
US Figure Skating
Figure Skaters Web Site
Ann Arbor Figure Skating Club
Ann Arbor Ice Cube
Fort William FSC, Thunder Bay, Ontario
Skate Canada
Skate Canada, Northern Ontario Section
Yasa Netchaeva with a Rhodesian Ridgeback 15 week-old puppy

Other Stuff

Penny
Minerva
Dog Obedience Class - August and September 2007
Blue Swedish Ducks (and ducklings) at our house
Shane - our Mustang Horse

Christmas 2008 in Manchester
Christmas 2007 in Manchester
Christmas 2006 in Manchester
Christmas 2005 in Manchester
Christmas 2004 in Manchester
Christmas 2003 in Manchester
Christmas 2001 in Manchester

2005 Manchester Homecoming Dance Dress made by Connie's mom - top shot and full length

NHL Winter Classic - January 1, 2014
New Woodshed - November 2012
Seawall construction - April 27, 2012
Columbia Lake with the Kollings - August 28, 2011
Ann Arbor German Park Picnic - June 25, 2011
Building a brick paver driveway - 2007 to 2011
Splitting Wood - November, 2009
Michigan Engineering Back to the Future - June 6, 2009
Michigan Firefighters Memorial for dad - September 20, 2008
Detroit Tigers game with Laura - August 25, 2008
Outdoor Grilling in the snow - March 1, 2008
Turkeys come to Manchester - June 2, 2006
Memorial Day Parade - May 29, 2006
First Cookout of the Year - April 15, 2006
50th Annual Manchester Chicken Broil
July 17, 2003
Tree Day 2003 - 27 new Blue Spruce seedlings.
April 26, 2003
Tree Day 2008 - 25 new Concolor Fir seedlings.
May 13, 2008
House Fire on our road - June 28, 2002
Winter Scenery - February 26, 2002

Piano Recital - at University of Michigan - April 18, 2009
Piano Recitals at the home of Mary Sue Moore

High School Graduation - June, 2007
MHS Awards Banquet - May 24, 2007
MHS Band concert - May 15, 2007
German Day at Michigan - March 16, 2007
MHS Band concert - May 18, 2006
8th Grade Awards and Commencement - June 2003
Manchester Middle School Science and Social Studies Fair. Connie did a project on the Spanish Riding School

UM OUA Retreat-Detroit River - August 21, 2002
Color vision site
Cat site

E-mail me at jacht@umich.edu with any questions.
 

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