Christmas time in Eeklo and Gent
December 27, 2015

We arrived in Eeklo on December 16th, to be there not only for Christmas but also for Stefaan’s birthday on December 17th. Upon arrival in BRU we picked up our rental and, after briefly getting slowed down by the morning commute on Brussel’s ring road, checked into to our lovely B&B Cambiare around 10am. Naturally […]

Brugge
December 27, 2015

Monday, December 21st Headed to Brugge to enjoy a few days of being a tourist and some last minute Christmas shopping. First stop was an early checkin at Hotel Prinsenhof, a delightful family run boutique hotel,¬†followed by a stroll around the medieval town while dodging the rain. For lunch we caught up with Mieke and […]

London and Belgium – Thanksgiving Week 2010.
November 29, 2010

We went to London and Belgium for Thanksgiving Week; the good thing was that Stephen only had to take 3 days off to get the whole week. We left on Friday, Nov 19 and flew back home on Saturday the 27th. In London we stayed with Silvia & Wayne and caught up with friends. About […]

Fil & Nat’s Wedding.
January 7, 2009

Our dear friend Fil and his love Nathalie got married on Jan 6th, in City Hall in San Francisco. It was an intimate and lovely affair. Afterwards we threw them a small reception at our place. Here are lots of photos of Fil & Nat’s Wedding.

BBQ with friends
October 11, 2008

On my last trip to Belgium I again was fortunate to be able to catch up with my friends. Stefaan offered to organize a bbq at his place and invite them. Brilliant idea! We had lovely weather and could sit outside in the afternoon. Later in the evening we moved inside. The event took place […]

Magda op bezoek – augustus 2008
August 26, 2008

Caroline’s ma was op bezoek van 14 tot 25 augustus. De weekends deden we uitstapjes in en rond San Francisco. Van maandag tot vrijdag bezochten Caroline en Magda Yosemite National Park en de wijnstreek van Napa Valley. Yosemite was inscribed on the Unesco World Heritage list in 1984 Hier zijn wat fotootjes.

Whistler Weekend.
February 26, 2008

Stephen and I spent a lovely weekend in Whistler; our friend Gina joined us. We left San Francisco on Thursday evening and went straight to Whistler. On Sunday afternoon we drove to Vancouver. Stephen flew back to SF very early on Monday morning; Gina and Caroline spent the day in Vancouver with Alison and came […]

Fil’s Goodbye.
July 27, 2007

Our friend Fil left the Bay Area to be with his love, Nathalie, in Montreal, Quebec. He invited Gina & Sven and Stephen & myself for a goodbye dinner. Although we are very happy for Fil and Nathalie that they now can start their life together in earnest, we are nevertheless sad to see Fil […]