Visit to Family in America, September 2003
photos by Stan Schaap and Susan Kramer

1. Sept. 14, 2003. First stop, Mary and Tim's house in Des Plaines, Ill.  L. to R. Susan, dog Annie, Erin and Stephen with Tim on floor.

2. Stan and Stephen, 4.5, making a paper airplane.

3. Sept. 15th. We picked up Erin after school - here she is on right with a close friend on left.

4. Sept. 15th. Trailing home from Erin's school. L. to R. Stephen, 4.5, Susan, Erin. 9, Mary with Annie leading the way.

5. Sept. 16, 2003 - Erin's 9th birthday! L. to R. Mike Conoboy, Erin, Tim and Stephen.

6. Sept. 16th - We visited the Shedd Oceanographic Museum in downtown Chicago. L. to R. Mary, Stephen, Tim, Erin, Susan in front of Mary's car in parking lot.

7. Sept. 16th - the Chicago skyline along Lake Michigan. Shedd Museuum low circular building at left. Sitting on the wall L. to R. Erin, Susan, Tim, Mary, Stephen. Many sail boats moored along beach. A public park lines the shore. The tallest building in the center is the Sears Tower.

8. Sept. 20th. Now we're in Goleta, California at Marjorie and Todd's house having a pizza dinner. Starting at baby Ben and moving clockwise are Ben, 6 months old, Todd, Sean (Sarada's boyfriend), Susan getting a foot massage, Haley, 3.5, Sarada, Hannah, 6.5, and Marjorie.

9. Sept. 20, 2003 - L. to R. Hannah, Haley, Susan holding Ben.

10. Sean holding Ben and Sarada.

11. Haley with her back to camera, Marjorie holding Ben and Sean.

12. Ben and Haley playing.

13. Sept. 21, 2003 - Michelle's 12th birthday family party at Mike and Lisa's. L. to R. Michelle, 12, Todd, Nicole, 5, Polly, Jessica 10.5 and Mike.

14. Sept. 21st, Sarada and Sean sitting, and in front, Michelle, Haley and Nicole.

15. Stan on Mike's tarzan swing.

16. Sept. 21st - Michelle's birthday party. L. to R. Lisa, Haley, Michelle, Jessica, Marjorie, Polly, Susan, with Hannah standing with her back to camera and Nicole mostly hidden.

17. Here are 3 scenes of the sunrise approaching Europe, flying at 36,000 feet west to east. Sept. 25, 2003.

18. This view of the very dark sky almost looked like we were in outer space looking down viewing the earth - the first smidgeon of daylight beginning to the east.

19. And now the beautiful dawn full bloom as we were flying over Ireland back to the Netherlands.

more family photos:

Family and Travels in The Netherlands &
Family in Maryland USA, 2001
Family in Chicago 2001
Family and Travels in California 2001
Photos of Paris 2001
Christmas in The Netherlands, December 2001
Family, Friends & Views in America and Europe
Kröller-Müller Museum sculpture garden, The Netherlands
Dolls & Bunnies
Trip to Emmen, The Netherlands
Memories from the Past
May 2002 - Birthdays, Polly and Greg, Chicago and California
May 17-23, 2002, Santa Barbara and Goleta, California
May 17-23, 2002, More Events in California
Western Europe and the USA
Summer Vacations 2002, Part I
Summer Vacations 2002, Part II
Stan's Family in The Netherlands
House in Castricum
Hoffman and Melocik Family Photos
Christmas in The Netherlands 2002
Christmas (and more) in America 2002
Castricum, March 2003 and Beyond
Castricum, House and Garden, April 2003
Castricum, Gardens, Aloys, June and July 2003
Bluetits - Pimpelmezen
Rice family visits The Netherlands
Trip to Family in America, September 2003
Garden and Birds in Castricum, November 2003
Christmas in Castricum, December 2003
NewYear's Day Snow, January 1, 2004
Pa's 83rd Birthday, January 23, 2004

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