Category Archives: The Netherlands

Our Dream Fulfilled

Way back in early 1959 as Jerry and I were dreaming of our lives together, I said I wanted us to travel the world, like my parents had done!  Jerry stated, in a matter of fact tone, that first of … Continue reading

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My BeepEgg* Delft

When our Dutch friends came to visit us in August they brought gifts to us. What a wonderful, fun tradition. They brought candy, of course! There is no more delicious chocolate candy then from The Netherlands! In this picture is … Continue reading

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Our Wonderful Dutch Friends

We just had a wonderful evening with our Dutch friends from The Netherlands. I made an American dinner for them. With traveling they had been eating restaurant food and they said it tasted really good. I hope it did. To … Continue reading

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An Interesting Day All In The Day Of Me

My mother, age 99 1/2, has been having some physical problems the last few days. I’ve been so worried about her. I have a ticket to go to visit her in a couple of weeks but maybe I  shouldn’t wait … Continue reading

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Travel Log #1 The Netherlands, Part 7 Time To Say Good-bye

Time flies when you’re having fun… It certainly was true here. The ten days went by so quickly. We had a fabulous time! Picture #2 shows Jerry and me back at the Amsterdam Schiphol Airport. We’re loaded down…mainly with wooden … Continue reading


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The Netherlands Part 6 The Ten Boom Clock Shop and The Hiding Place

 Walking through Haarlem we finally came to the ten Boom Clock Shop and the Hiding Place! What a thrill! This was a dream come true! In fact, we arrived a short time before a tour would be beginning through the … Continue reading

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The Netherlands Part 5 Haarlem

One day Vivian asked where we would like to go in The Netherlands, anywhere, the one place we’ve always wanted to go to. Without hesitation at all I said, “I would like to see the ten Boom Watch Shop and … Continue reading

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The Netherlands Part 4 The North Sea

One day we went to the North Sea! I was so excited…Norway is on the North Sea! My mother is full-blooded Norwegian, my great-great grandparents came to America from Norway! But when we got to the North Sea we couldn’t … Continue reading

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The Netherlands Part 3 Wooden Shoe Factory

We had such a fun and educational day at the wooden shoe factory in Clinge, Holland! The man explained each step to us. My pictures haven’t stayed in the correct order so you can see the steps to making the … Continue reading

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The Netherlands Part 2 – Windmills and Houses

Windmills are every where. Every town has a windmill and they are scattered throughout the countryside. They are so fascinating and picturesque! This windmill is at Sluis. The houses fascinated me too! I love the old architecture. Notice the bedding hanging … Continue reading

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