Christmas 2001 in The Netherlands
photos taken by Stan Schaap and Susan Kramer

1. L-R: Simon, 15, Tobias, 13.5, Victor, Ma (Truus Schaap), Stan (Victor is Stan's younger brother - father of Simon and Tobias). Victor's house in Utrecht.

2. Pa (Kees Schaap) resting at AZU hospital - the Utrecht University Medical Center.

3. Susan holding a Noh mask - a birthday present from Victor and the boys.

4. L-R: Tobias, 13.5, and Simon. Simon's 15th birthday was 12/23/01.

5. L-R: Victor, Tobias, Simon serving a course of Victor's 7-course 4th annual Christmas dinner.
Courses in the dinner consisted of: 1. liver pâté with cranberry sauce; 2. cream of lobster soup, crusty cheese bread; 3. tiny rolls with wild game sauce (in this photo); 4. sautéed fresh tuna, salad garnish; 5. rolled wild boar braised with mushroom sauce - brussel sprouts, peas and corn alongside, potato croquettes; 6. fruit salad and separate green salad; 7. chocolate covered icecream balls (like small eskimo pies) with hot chocolate sauce drizzled atop.

6. L-R: Ma, Tobias, Susan. Tobias and Simon did the serving. Dinner spanned 2 hours.

7. L-R: Susan, Ma and Simon.

8. Victor with Simon in background and Tobias.

9. L-R: Susan trying on the Noh mask, Victor, Simon and Ma.

10. Simon laying the corner stone for a new construction of the train layout both boys build and manage - located just in front of their bunkbeds.

more family photos:
Family and Travels in The Netherlands 2001 and Family in Maryland, USA
Family in Chicago 2001
Family and Travels in California 2001
Photos of Paris 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
Castricum, The Netherlands
Hoffman and Melocik Family Photos
Christmas in The Netherlands 2002
Christmas (and more) in America 2002
Castricum, March 2003 and Beyond
Castricum, and Father's Day June 15, 2003
Flowers in the Yard, Castricum June, 2003
Bluetits - Pimpelmezen
Rice family visits The Netherlands
Trip to Family in America, September 2003
Garden and Birds in Castricum, November 2003

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