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 […]

Lovely afternoon in Sunnyvale
June 6, 2007

We spent a lovely afternoon bbq’ing with our friends Inge and Marc in Sunnyvale. Stephen was fascinated by the ‘Kapla’ (Kabouter plankjes) building blocks and tried to engineer a wide-span bridge… photos

Geert in the USA
June 5, 2007

My friend Geert, from Gent – Belgium, came to visit for 3 weeks. I took him on 2 roadtrips and in between he spent time in San Francisco. Our first roadtrip took us from Pasadena (LA), via bits of Route 66 to Lake Havasu City in Arizona. From there we drove to Flagstaff, AZ and […]

Thanksgiving 2006
November 27, 2006

We had a lovely Turkey Dinner and evening at Inge and Marc’s, with their kids June and Britt and with our friends Gina and Sven. June and Britt are still asking when Stephen will be back to build more lego roofs!! photos

Family & Friends
London and Eeklo
June 15, 2006

Some photos In London I did not have my camera with me when I enjoyed the company of Silvia & Wayne and Heleen. Likewise in Belgium, when catching up with friends Hilde and later Geert, I did not have my camera at the ready.

Family & Friends
Overnighting at Brussels Airport
June 13, 2006

Just arrived at my hotel at Brussels airport – this was the easiest option as I’m starting my trip home tomorrow morning. Just checked Stephen’s progress on Denali where the weather has been a spoil-sport for a while now. No teams have summitted in the last 10-12 days or so. But reading the last post […]

Family & Friends
Hello from Eeklo
June 11, 2006

I had a lovely time in London and enjoyed gorgeous weather! Enjoyed a bbq at Silvia and Wayne´s on Thursday evening and spent a fun evening catching up with Heleen on Friday. During the day I went for a walk along Regent´s Canal and Regent´s Park and also in Hyde Park. Arrived in Belgium yesterday […]

Nan – 1918-2006
January 3, 2006

Sadly Stephen’s Nan passed away on January 2nd. We are flying to New Zealand today to be with Stephen’s mum and the family. We will be back around Jan 9-11.