December 2007 * New Years Eve in Geldrop We were guests of Leo and Marjon The evening was so warm that the kids could play outside in the sand box. Remy safely lighting a kids star fireworks. Rene and Michelaine Marshmellows ("smoors" in Dutch) in the fire. * Guests Visitors from Germany. * Learn German Ski in Winterberg. Tessa has learned some German on this trip. The waitress asked her: ".. und hat es geschmeckt ? .." upon which Tessa gave us a stunned look and said "mama ze wil weten of ik gesmekt heb!". October 2007 * School Susan made a trip with Lisette to California. Susan with her old class at Summerdale, now in their last year (5th grade). * Halloween Pumpkin's, dress-up and trick-or-treat was fun. * Collegues Simon's collegues showing their creative side. * Old Simon received an old picture from a genealogy expert ("Adriaan Klaver") in Noord Holland Simon Klaver (Simon's grandfather) - around 1910 Picture taken by C. van der Aa, hoffotograaf, Langestraat A 30, Alkmaar. * Family trip With Lisette's family in the Ardennen, in Belgium. Rafting on the Ourthe Tessa with cousins Juul, Claire In front of cabin. Climbing, 30 feet (10m) of the ground. * Fish The guppies were getting cold in their unheated bowl. They now have a warm-water tank and got company from 10 other fish. September 2007 * Renee & arms After breaking her first arm in the school playground, above picture shows where she broke her second. * Family trip Susan cooking with cousins Bas, Mario, Guus Family trip to celebrate the Klaver's 45th wedding anniversary * Little city Visiting Madurodam, models at 1/25th scale. * Dinner Susan in playground after dinner with Lisette's family. * Tessa bike Tessa can bike to school now * Renee (no) hockey Renee's hockey team,though she isn't playing for another month due to broken arms August 2007 * Birthday May 2007 Camping Testing our California tent at the camping in Helden. April 2007 * Koninginnedag No garage sales in the Netherlands, but we have Koninginnedag, when you can go downtown and try to sell your wares. * Smoothy Susan & fruit smoothy * Easter party Group picture Dinner at Easter Kids on trampoline * Hockey Renee's hockey team. * Biking Simon's cyling team * Posing Posing in the morning before school Tessa had her hair braided, which made it curl * Medieval times Renee and Tessa in medieval dress at the "Historic village" in Eindhoven. Medieval customs * Mud Susan played at the construction side of Michel+Annemiek's new home. February * Guests Ours and Pieter & Didi's kids with desert.