May 2002
Polly and Greg's visit to Amsterdam
May Birthdays
Chicago with Mary and Tim's family
photos by Stan Schaap and Susan Kramer

1. Polly (Susan's daughter) and her boyfriend Greg in our apt. in Amsterdam, May 7, 2002.

2. Polly and Greg in front of the Van Gogh Museum with a view of the Rijksmuseum in the skyline in Amsterdam on May 8, 2002. The following day we visited the Anne Frank house, right on the other side of the block from the Toren Hotel where Polly and Greg stayed.

3. May birthdays - in the cafeteria of Rosendael Rehab Center where Pa is staying for a time:
L. to R.  - Ma, Pa, Simon 15.5, Victor 50, Tobias 14. Stan's rubber singing dancing birthday cake in the foreground which entertained us.

4. Simon watching his father and Tobias opening their birthday cards.

5. Ma and Pa, May 11, 2002.

6. Stan in Victor's apt. standing next to a self-portrait photo of himself taken about 20 years ago.

7. Victor and Tobias.

Mary and Tim's in Chicago, May 15-17, 2002:

8. Stan, Stephen, just turned 3, Erin, 7 and a half in their backyard.

9. Erin learning the polka from Grammy Susan while Mary looks on.

10. Mary watching Stephen practice galloping with Grammy.

11. Tim took us to downtown Chicago on May 16th - here we are going to have lunch at the 'rock and roll' McDonald's. It was raining. Erin, Stephen and Tim.

12. On our drive through downtown Chicago - Michael Jordan's restaurant at right under the basketball.

13. Really in downtown Chicago now entering the financial district and heavier rain.

14. The Field Museum. This is 'Sue' the best preserved T Rex. Susan, Stephen, Mary and Tim in foreground.

15. Now we're in the Indian room. Men's costumes of the Indians of the Northern Woodlands.

16. Ceremonial costumes of the western plains.

17. Clothing and art of the Dakota Indians of the eastern prairies.

18. Downtown Chicago against the misty shores of Lake Michigan on this stormy day.

19. Back at Mary and Tim's, Stephen, 3,  is drawing a picture for Granpa Stan to take home.

20. 3 generations relaxing in the living room - Mary, Susan, Erin.

21. Stephen and Erin sitting with Grammy Susan.

22. Stephen and Erin dancin' in the living room - Erin in her ballet dress.

23. Mary baked Stan a birthday cake for his 55th birthday on the day we arrived, May 15th.  Stan and Tim.

24. Erin holding their new cat, Nellie, and Susan petting her.

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 17-23, 2002 in 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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