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It was not until a few years ago that I realized foster children are part of my family history. It came to me that my mother’s family has a long history in fostering children. This blog is about them, my nonblood-related family members. Note: all families lived in Loon op Zand, a small village in […]
Sunday morning, 10.30am. When I arrive at Utrecht Central Station, the DeGroot family (of Wyoming, United States) is already waiting for me. They took that morning the train from Amsterdam to Utrecht, ready for their heritage trip. A week before I sent them an itinerary: I had planned visits to Goudriaan, Noordeloos, Achthoven and Lexmond. […]
From the moment you start with genealogy in the Netherlands you will be confronted with the Dutch language. Most foreigners are convinced that Dutch is one of the most difficult languages to learn. I think it is quite simple, but I guess everybody says that about his/her mother tongue. Although the internet offers a lot […]