December 2008 * Scate Scating in Nederweert at "Banen" * Musical Ben Cramer with other singers and orchestra performing songs from famous musicals. November 2008 * Early snow The first snow of the year was early, and at 2 inches thick, a nice surprise for the kids. * Ski Ski in Winterberg Germany, 3 hour drive from home. * Sleepover Claire and Sjors were visiting. * Painting Susan delivered a painting to her customer Tiny de Vries October 2008 * Halloween Geldrop Simon made a pumpkin with Obama's face on it. Maurice and Corina organized trick-or-treat in Geldrop. * Halloween Weert We had a spooky-walk and made pumpkins with neighbors and friends from school. * Vacation England The first plane-trip for Tessa and Renee since we came back from the US. Each of us had his own rollerbag. Tower Bridge Natural history museum Big Ben - View from London Eye Family picture at Stonehenge Visit to Bath In Bath we visited St. Andrews primary school. The girls stayed for a day and showed a powerpoint with pictures from California and the Netherlands. Renee presenting to the class. With new friends - With year 6 teacher. September 2008 * Highschool Reunion Simon's classmates from highschool. * Paris Lisette & Simon were in Paris on a no-kids weekend with friends. August 2008 * Kermis Last weekend of August. Leentje Klaver's birthday and Nederweert Kermis. Backyard acrobatics Food and fun * Close-up In our backyard. * Funny Tessa Rachel Heather in Lisette's photo studio. * Portrait In studio. * Volendam Simon and 7 girls July 2008 * Paris The girls on the lawn in front of the Eiffel Tower. * Amsterdam Kathy in Amsterdam. * Arriving guests Kathy arrives from California with Rachel and Heather, to stay with us in Weert for the summer. In Weert. June 2008 * More party Renee's party. Elise, Shanou, Pien, Danique, Anouk Tessa, Melanie, Renee, Denise, Susan, Nijntje, Janneke * Camping Gulpen In the maze at Drielandenpunt Groepsfoto In the maze Corine & Brian May 2008 * Birthdays Party for family end friends Willem, Max, Thom, Siem,Renee, Rick, Tessa, Juul, Mario, Sjors, Anike, Guus, Clair, Sarike, Bas, Jiska, Louise. Tessa's party April 2008 * Graswinkel Queensday Toy-sale at school. Click here for more pictures. * Sports Susan's hockey team. * >80 Tiny Klaver (84) with the girls * Prinsenbeek Easter egg hunt at Willy & Monique in Prinsenbeek * Snowy Easter Snow on Eastermorning in Weert * Unicefwalk Renee made a nice picture of Susan during the walk. March 2008 * Sports Renee's hockey team. Jamie, Linda, Lieke, Lotte, Pien, Renee, Emma, Emmy Tessa's "zwemdiploma A", swimcertificate. Proud February 2008 * Sjaak 80 Sjaak Hendrikx, Simon's oncle turned 80. * Leuven Central square in Leuven (Louvain) As castle near Sonja and Johan's house. Blauwtje, Sofie's bird. January 2008 * Carnaval Susan, Anieke, Tessa, Renee downtown. Renee clown make-up. Tessa and Youri portrait picture by Lisette in Carnaval customes Simon taking pictures during Carnaval parade at Graswinkel school. * Fun on Ice Helga, Christianne, Lisette having fun while skating.