S: Friends Forever
BC: The End
FC: A Very Special Friendship | Snapshots in Time...
1: To Irene, my second mother, who has been there for so many of the important occasions in our lives. With love always, Suzy
2: My first memories of those wonderful times come from our home at 19 av. de l'Espinette Centrale Rhode St Genese | Jimmy and Daddy Easter 1952
3: Barbecues in the rain | 1961 | Early 1955
4: T | You knew how to Party!... | "Reverse Party" at the Wilsons October 1952 | American Club Party May 1952 | Chez Goossens - January 1961
5: pp | Aboard the S.S. America - September 1953 | CHEERS! | CHEERS! | Costume Party at Plouviers February 1954
6: ...and travel | Marcel's Stag Party at Sea - 1955
7: in style! | Mediterranean - 1957
8: S.S. Constitution 1959 | Still 1957 | No wonder the fratellos were so enthusiastic!
9: Mangolds move back to the States | 25 Dorset Rd - Scarsdale, NY | 1962
10: But the miles don't stop us from visiting each other! | Marcel and Irene come to Beirut Baalbek - 1968 | What a welcome! | Brussels - August 1970
11: Until we meet again... | At the airport with Minnie, Ann Lyle, Zeze and Lambinet | Christmas in Beaulieu - 1970
12: Irene's Birthday Party - August 1972 | Mangolds en route from Beirut to USA
13: Beautiful Villa Navahoe | 1987 Mommy, Lal Gaynor and Irene | and Jim back from the market with baguettes
14: Air Force standby to Brussels then on to Beaulieu... | ...to celebrate with Irene and "Boy" | 1989 - Irene wore this "champagne" apron to the airport! | September 1992
15: October1994 | Always so happy together! | Le Zoute with "Patton" and John Lunch at the Country Club | Then down to Beaulieu for good times with friends
16: May 1997 - Amelia Island After Piepekoek's graduation | Who knew cleaning the pool could be so much fun!!?
17: After Amelia, Naples at George and Lal Gaynor's beautiful home | Colorado 1998
18: Hola Mercedes! | February 1999 Minnie's 90th birthday!
19: February 1999 Minnie's 90th birthday! | A rip-roaring good party complete with dancing flowers! | Beaulieu September 1999 | Trip up to Eze | Stolen purse in Nice
20: Events of note | November 1957 | Launching of the "Citerna 53"
21: 1974 - Mommy moves into 124 Tulsa Dr Rogers, Arkansas | and graduates Nursing School July 1, 1976
22: So far, so good... | ... but alas, this turned into the winter holiday from hell! Everyone was either sick or inhjured!
23: And our hostess suffered the worst injuries of all falling down the cellar steps in the dark!
24: June 1988 A visit to the "Young and the Restless" studio | In "Mrs. Chancellor's" living room | On her staircase... | And WITH "Mrs. Chancellor"!
25: 1990 - Amelia Island Another memorable Christmas | Mommy especially disliked hats worn in the house so when we called her to the table, this is what she saw!
26: Suzy and Mary's knitwear fashion show September 1995 | 1996 Mary buys the Beaver Lake Lodge Managers: Nicki and Danny Sidani
27: Beaver Lake Lodge - front desk | A manager's work is never done! | Meanwhile back home, Mike makes his own breakfast
28: Milestones | John and Anita's wedding September 2, 1972 | Jim and Nancy's wedding September 16, 1972 | May 1973, the last time I saw my wonderful Daddy September 13, 1973 gone but never forgotten
29: 1973 - 1974 Mommy lived in Oxford, Mississippi with Patrick and Suzy. In 1974 she moved into her Arkansas home She grieved for many years until one day... | ...along came Jim Gross, a clean-cut Air Force guy | who loved animals | and kids
30: Larry and Jim Gross' wedding June 16, 1982 | Mark, Tarik, Danny, Robert, Erik
31: Jimmy and Trish's wedding November 14, 1987
32: June 1995 Crested Butte, Colorado | Danny and Nicki's wedding | May 7, 1997 - Mark graduates from Clemson University | Mike the ring bearer
33: June 1995 Crested Butte, Colorado | September 26, 1998 Erik and Kim's wedding | Larry's first great-grandchild, Dylan Sidani born May 8, 1999 | Mark and Martha's wedding July 8, 2000
34: Our Family through the years | Casteldefels, Spain July 1955 with Walt and Glen Morrison | John, Marcel, Larry January 1961 | Caltex farewell - 1961
35: Scarsdale, NY 1966 | Pike Lake, Wisconsin 1967 | Mary and Daddy Caves du Roi - Beirut February 1968
36: February 24, 1968 25th Wedding Anniversary! | Mary and Samir Beirut April 1968 | Patrick and Suzy Annapolis June 1968 | Beirut 1971
37: Grandpa and Grandma with Suzy, Danny and Erik | Beirut 1971 | Rogers 1979 Mark, Danny, Tarik, Rob, Erik | January 1981 John John, Mark, Erik | and Irene, Sandy, Michael, Marcel
38: 1986 | Danny, Suzy, Tarik | Colorado, June 1988 Michael, John John, John, Anita, Sandy
39: Summer 1987 | Mike, Mary, Samir, Patrick, Larry, Rob, Mark, Jimmy, Jim | Danny, Suzy, Tarik | April 1990 | Early 1993 Trish, Jimmy Crystal, Brandy and Adam
40: 1993 | Mary helps Jimmy renovate his office then works as his receptionist! | 1994 | 1995 | Martha and Piepekoek | Two architects in search of fun! | Brandy, Crystal Adam
41: Brandy, Adam, Crystal | And today... | The Gorgeous Goossens | The Stunning Sabadies | The Sizzling Sabadies | John John, Sandy, Michael | Kim, Alex, Erik, Nick | Mark, Martha, Penelope
42: The Sporty Sidanis | Mike, Rob, Dan and Mary | Dan and Nicki's kids Tyler, Ashley, Dylan | Risa and Tarik (Dr. Tarik, excuse me!) | Mike!
43: The Darling Daughters-in-law | The Multi-talented Mangolds | On a soap opera cruise with their mothers-in-law! Sabrina (Rob), Nicki (Dan), Risa (Tarik), Kim (Erik) | Debbie and Adam | That's all folks!