Family and Travels in The Netherlands &
Family in Maryland USA, 2001
most photos taken by Stan Schaap and Susan Kramer

1. Tobias, 12 and a half, and Simon, 14 - Stan's nephews - Victor's sons; January 2001
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2. Ma's birthday party; March 2001
Ma, Pa, Simon, Susan, Tobias, Victor in Stan and Susan's apt.
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3. Ma's birthday party; March 2001
Pa, Victor, Susan, Tobias, Simon
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4. Ma's birthday party; March 2001
Pa and Susan
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5. Groningen - the northern-most town in The Netherlands; March 2001
street scene
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6. Groningen - a university town in the north of The Netherlands; March 2001
street scene
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7. Groningen - March 2001
on the plaza
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8. Mother coot with babies in a canal in Amsterdam; April 2001
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9. Queen's Day - a yearly event where just children perform held in Vondel Park; May 2001
young girl in orange sweater playing the violin
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10. Tobias' 13th birthday party; May 2001
Simon, Tobias, Victor and Pa
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11. Tobias' 13th birthday party; May, 2001
Ma and Pa (Truus and Kees Schaap) in Victor's apt.
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12. border garden lining our front street; July 2001
note windmill at end of street on canal and Susan (in denim skirt) busily planting ...
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13. border gardens; July 2001
Susan planting a new garden - she turns the pavers on end and fills in with top soil and plants; also a view of her shopping cart that not only transports grocery but plants, etc. We live one story up. Each paver weighs 15 lbs.

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13a. Border gardens update - August 2007 - 6 years after above photo - Susan feels like Johnny Appleseed.  The border gardens now extend down the whole street that you see here:

border garden update on the Krayenhoffstraat

14. Enkhuizen - an hour by train north of Amsterdam on the IJsselmeer (the IJ is considered one letter) - inland sea; July 2001
The IJsselmeer is a land-locked lake, formerly called the Zuidersee before the afsluitdijk - dike - was built blocking access to the sea. The pictures below are of the museum-village showing the way houses looked in olden days that bordered the Zuidersee.
In pix 14. note boy suspended in air after jumping off bridge ...
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15. Enkhuizen - old wooden boat in local museum; July 2001
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16. Enkhuizen - Stan with inland sea in background behind boats; July 2001
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17. Enkhuizen - view of the museum-village with canals; July 2001
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18. Enkhuizen - July 2001
refinery buring oyster shells to make lime; canal in foreground; inland sea in background
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19. Enkhuizen - sparrows eating our left over crumbs of 'appeltaart' - July 2001
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20. Enkhuizen - fish being dried against wall in museum-village; July 2001
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21. Enkhuizen - fish nets drying out; July 2001
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22. Hoge Veluwe National Park in the east of The Netherlands; August 1, 2001
Susan looking at sculpture by Auguste Rodin in garden of Kröller-Müller Museum
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23. Hoge Veluwe National Park in the east of The Netherlands; August 1, 2001, our 1st wedding anniversary. Stan relaxing along savannah portion in park
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24. Christmas dressing our front window; December 2001
Nativity stable built by Stan last Christmas - Angelina, our Raggedy Ann doll watching the children pass by as they look up, and our 'artificial tree' suspended by a line from the ceiling decorated with 75 miniature lights and 50 red and blue balls.
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25. Sharon and Jim are in escrow to buy this house located in the town of Delmar, Delaware which straddles the Maryland - Delaware border, 6 miles north of Salisbury, MD and 30 miles inland from the Atlantic ocean. Pix taken by Sharon and Jim, November 2001. [note: 3/02 Sharon and Jim have moved in]
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26. Sharon and Jim on their steps with Buggy and Muffit, fall 2002.
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more family photos:
Family & Travels in The Netherlands & Family in Maryland, USA 2001  http://www.susankramer.com/familypix.html
Family and Travels in California 2001  http://www.susankramer.com/familypix3.html
Photos of Paris 2001  http://www.susankramer.com/parisphotos.html
Christmas in The Netherlands, December 2001  http://www.susankramer.com/familypix4.html
Family, Friends & Views of America and Europe  http://www.susankramer.com/familypix5.html
Kröller-Müller Museum sculpture garden, The Netherlands  http://www.susankramer.com/sculptures.html
Dolls & Bunnies  http://www.susankramer.com/dolls.html
Trip to Emmen, The Netherlands  http://www.susankramer.com/familypix6.html
Memories from the Past  http://www.susankramer.com/familypix7.html
May 2002 - Birthdays, Polly and Greg, Chicago and California  http://www.susankramer.com/familypix8.html
May 17-23, 2002, Santa Barbara and Goleta, California  http://www.susankramer.com/familypix9.html
May 17-23, 2002, More Events in California http://www.susankramer.com/familypix10.html
Western Europe and the USA http://www.susankramer.com/ourworld.html
Summer Vacations 2002, Part I  http://www.susankramer.com/familypix11.html
Summer Vacations 2002, Part II  http://www.susankramer.com/familypix12.html
Stan's Family in The Netherlands  http://www.susankramer.com/familypix13.html
Castricum, The Netherlands  http://www.susankramer.com/familypix14.html
Hoffman and Melocik Family Photos  http://www.susankramer.com/familypix15.html
Christmas in The Netherlands 2002  http://www.susankramer.com/familypix16.html
Christmas (and more) in America 2002  http://www.susankramer.com/familypix17.html
Castricum, March 2003 and Beyond  http://www.susankramer.com/familypix18.html
Castricum, and Father's Day June 15, 2003 http://www.susankramer.com/familypix19.html
Flowers in the Yard, Castricum June, 2003  http://www.susankramer.com/familypix20.html
Bluetits - Pimpelmezen  http://www.susankramer.com/birds.html
Rice family visits The Netherlands  http://www.susankramer.com/familypix21.html
Trip to Family in America, September 2003  http://www.susankramer.com/familypix22.html
Garden and Birds in Castricum, November 2003  http://www.susankramer.com/familypix23.html

Paul Kaspar - 80th Birthday Party http://www.susankramer.com/paulkaspar.html

 


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