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Mar 01, 2021 at 1:33 AM
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Feb
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Feb 15, 2021 at 9:46 AM
Hans Dankers posted a message. New comment added.
Dec
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Dec 14, 2020 at 8:44 PM

Posted on: Dec 14, 2020 at 7:40 PM

Hi Judy,
Tonight's PBS News Hour just had a 10 minutes segment on childhood trauma and the main expert discussing the lifelong impact of Adverse Childhood Experiences (ACE's) was your daughter-in-law Dr Nadine Burke Harris.
She was well-versed in the topic and very articulate. We all are very proud of her.

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Dec
10
Dec 10, 2020 at 8:06 AM

Posted on: Dec 07, 2020 at 5:58 PM

December 5. Wij vieren Sint Nicolaas:

I was three when we came to the United States, but remember that we tried to maintain Dutch customs.
Until I was 12 or so, we celebrated Saint Nicholas day, December 5. We would leave our shoes by the fireplace with carrots and bread for the Saint's white horse and would receive small gifts in our shoes in return. If you were bad, then you would get coal in your shoe, but I never did. (Actually, now that I think of it, it would have been a good trick to put coal my sister shoe.) (When we visited my niece in Amsterdam shortly after my sister died, we were horrified to see depictions of Saint Nicholas’s slave, Black Peter with stereotypical red lips and many people in black face. Even 12 years later, despite controversy, many people still depict black Peter.)

I am fluent in Dutch again. We always spoke Dutch at home, but I had not spoken Dutch since Mieke died 12 years ago. For the past two years, almost every morning I call Catharina Vink, an 87 year old born in Indonesia, then a Dutch colony, whose father was with royal Dutch Shell before the war. She spent 5 years in a Japanese prison camp before moving to Holland, and then to the US.

Hans Dankers posted a message.
Dec
07
Dec 07, 2020 at 5:43 PM

Gordon, I remember following you out to the pool on the first day of freshman year trying to figure out a sport, and for the next four years and one year of college, I played water polo and was on the swim team.
I remember seeing your French father‘s bicycle with surprisingly skinny wheels hanging upside down in the garage so that the tires would be preserved. Little did I know that it was Americans who were way behind the times.

Rob Woodman posted a message.
Dec
05
Dec 05, 2020 at 4:33 PM

Happy birthday Tom.

Ian Cooke posted a message. New comment added.
Nov
12
Nov 12, 2020 at 10:22 AM

Posted on: Nov 11, 2020 at 5:44 AM

Remembering my Band Of Brothers and Women who served and sacrificed. Especially those who made the ultimate sacrifice today on Veterans Day!

Lillian Heyer Shoemaker posted a message. New comment added.
Oct
22
Oct 22, 2020 at 5:12 PM

Posted on: Oct 20, 2020 at 7:26 AM

Hey Paul, how are you guys faring throughout these awful fires? It's heartbreaking to see so much devastation. Hoping all is well with you.

Sep
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Sep 24, 2020 at 5:00 PM

Hi Rob, Linda Barnard cannot access this website. She wants to know if you got through the fires ok. Thanks, Lorrie

Hans Dankers posted a message. New comment added.
Aug
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Aug 28, 2020 at 11:06 AM

Posted on: Aug 27, 2020 at 8:43 PM

Hi Sue,
I wanted to thank you again for setting up and maintaining the class website. The older I am the more I value past relationships, and to learn about the interesting people I did not know well.
I am looking forward to our 55th class of 66th reunion. Hans

Hans Dankers posted a message. New comment added.
Aug
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Aug 27, 2020 at 8:30 PM

Posted on: Aug 25, 2020 at 9:46 AM

Hi Judy, I forwarded the picture to some friends with the notation that being an alum of Carlmont high school is pretty cool. I was thinking though, your wonderful daughter-in-law is a Harris, but is your husband related to Kamala Harris or is that just an incredible coincidence??

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Aug
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Aug 26, 2020 at 8:26 AM

Posted on: Aug 25, 2020 at 10:20 AM

Hi Dina,
I just heard about Bobs passing. Hope you are doing OK and good luck with your construction business. Hans

Hans Dankers posted a message.
Aug
21
Aug 21, 2020 at 5:46 PM

I just saw on the Carlmont website that your Gregg Thompson died.

I remember Gregg well as a good friend and fellow water polo player. He elbowed me during a practice splitting just above my eye needing stitches.

I have a very distinct memory: I was sitting in the back seat as Gregg was driving, and he turned fully around with both hands on the back of the seat, face to face and said something funny. Odd what sticks in your mind.

Very artistic. He made a T-shirt for me with the line suggested by Geoff White: Vivat Lingum, non Resurgum.

Linda Barnard has left an In Memory comment for Gregg Thompson.
Aug
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Aug 17, 2020 at 2:13 PM

Rob, met him, liked him, so sad for all who loved him. May he rest in peace. Linda

Lillian Heyer Shoemaker posted a message. New comment added.
Jun
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Jun 24, 2020 at 8:01 AM

Posted on: Jun 24, 2020 at 7:20 AM

HAPPY BIRTHDAY Gerry - have a magical day, (cake and champagne?) Praying the fires in AZ will subside soon. Stay safe in all this turmoil.