Category Archive: Friends & Family

May 27

A day @ the beach in Easter…


Easter was an excellent time to organize a get together with the family. We spend a full afternoon on the beach! I took this picture while Danielle was walking along the shoreline with my niece and nephew and made it look a bit old-fashioned…

May 09

New Pictures!!

Taxi NYC Street view

okok… a bit late, check out the gallery for some cool pictures from the NYC trip: Taxi NYC Street view and the ASML Finance skip trip: We got some fresh snow!!

Oct 15

Stats – Part 1

Time for some good old statistics: 14 friends from Holland visited us in Austin Joel + Maurits and Kostas Michel Johan Petra Arnout Sven Angelique Anna Xavier Christian Ronald Rob 10 family members visited us in Austin Maarten and Lori Jos and Margreeth Ton and Lisette Laura and Bjorn Stefanie and Nicky THANK YOU GUYS …

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Sep 20

Goodbye Parties

Rooftopbar In Austin

Another great weekend weekend in Austin… it’s a bit sad we will miss our friends, but new adventure awaits! We started  the weekend with a goodbye party from work as 4 employees were leaving ST- Ericsson that week. After a few rounds of beer we ended up in the Broken Spoke, a must visit for …

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Jul 26

Birthday Party in Austin

Bowling at the High Ball

We recently celebrated our birthdays… yes a bit late, but always a good reason to throw a party! This time we gathered some friends for drink and food before heading to the High Ball a 1960’s decorated classy bowling venue. Many thanks for the great evening, we had a lot of fun! One lane did broke …

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Jun 30

Family Visit

Cowboys in Texas

Danielle’s sister Stephanie and her boyfriend Nicky came to visit us in Texas. They did a lot of sight seeing all through Texas and to a real “Cowboy experience”. From horse riding jumping lessons, hiking, trail riding, and barrel riding to learning how to throw a lasso and “drive” a hay carriage. We had a …

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Apr 27

Visiting Johan in LA

The Governator vs. T2 3D

A good old friend from my university in The Netherlands recently moved to LA for a 3 month internship at UCLA. While he is working on his PhD in Electrical Engineering he also had time to host a visit from Arnout and me. Unfortunately the ash cloud from Iceland that hovered above western Europe prevented …

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Mar 18

Bjorn & Laura in Austin TX

Plenty of Sushi

My sis and her husband arrived Texas for a two week round trip including BigBend. They could stay a few days with my uncle in Houston before driving to Austin. We could give them all the ins and outs in and around Austin that would allowed them to visit several State Parks, the IMAX theater, …

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Feb 07

Happy Family

Robin, Emily, Danielle, Vincent

Danielle and stayed a few days in 5* “Hotel Almering” in Valkenswaard and pleasantly enough Laura and Bjorn visited us on a sunny but cold Sunday afternoon. I was really nice to see my nephew and niece again and they are much more playful now. Of course it was hard to resist the present we …

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Jan 30

Hermen & Sandra

Hermen & Sandra - 16 Jan. 2010

Congrats Hermen and Sandra with your marriage! We really enjoyed to be part of this beatiful day. It was cold and snowy in Asten but the wedding was a still a warm and wonderfull event with lots of friends from university. Thanks for inviting us and all the best on your next “adventure”…

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