S: 2010 - The Last Year with Just the Two of Us
1: In 2010, we got two more nephews, and found out that we'd be having our own little guy!
2: z | Steve and kids spend quality time together | Darren does his best to be like Uncle Brian
3: 2009 Christmas with the Van Bredas in Exeter, just a little bit late: January, 2010 | Smile! | Judah promises he isn't getting into trouble | Brian, Stephen, and David have a jam session
4: Introducing Silas Leonardus Van Breda | Saturday, January 16, 2010
6: Date night in Toronto with James and Audry: a night at Medieval Times. The food was good, though it lacked utensils. Our knight, the Yellow Knight, was the first knight to go up against the Black Knight and be defeated.
7: Time for Another Change! | Before | After
9: Hamilton Food & Drink Fest 2010 | We attended the Festival with Steve & Evelyn Schilstra and Mark & Amanda VanOord. Great times were had by all.
10: More Home Reno Projects | Before
12: THE JOURNEY HAS BEEN FUN... | in may, we packed up the registrar's office and moved into temporary offices for 4 months. i moved on from reg to the bookstore. | my old office
13: Hanging out at Grandma's in the Spring | Evan practicing his balance | Darren helps Grandma get her garden ready for planting
14: May 7. 2010 | Isaac Aaron Renkema | Isaac made a surprise early appearance nearly 13 weeks before his due date.
15: Katelyn Joy & Kristina Joy, May 7 | Proud Parents | Auntie Jenn & Kristina | Uncle Brian and Katelyn | Papa Speelman
16: Mother's Day Celebrations
17: May Long Weekend at Webster's Falls with the Gang | Katelyn Glasbergen lights up the world with her smiles | Brian snoozes the afternoon away | Caleb VanDooren | Amanda chills with the dags
18: May 29 Birthday BBQ | Joshua Speelman says, "Cheese!" | Brian invited all our friends over for a back yard birthday bbq - the Harsevoorts, Glasbergens, Speelmans, Van Doorens, Martins, and VanOords all came out!
19: Later that afternoon, Brian took me out to Niagara Falls for a great dinner and walk about town.
20: Happy Birthday & Happy Father's Day! | Hup, Holland, Hup! | Eli, Steve, Reuben, Judah, Mom, Silas, Jenn, Dad, Brian, and Nadine
21: Make a Wish! | Dad makes a wish for the Netherlands football team to win the World Cup
22: (no) GOAL! | At Matt & Amanda Breimer's Stag & Doe, Brian "won" tickets to a Toronto FC game | vs | Our | Our Boys didn't play so well. At all. But they have very loayal fans who made a LOT of noise!
23: A Day at the Vanderheide Farm | Mark, Brian, Nick, and Elijah chill out on a perfect summer day
24: My garden started out on a great note in 2010 - however, little B's impending arrival took a lot of energy out of me and the garden did not finish as well as it started out. | HowDoes Your Garden Grow?
25: James Brink & Audrey Ngo-Lee Friday July 16, 2010
26: Family Vacation at the Prez Rez at Redeemer | Uncle Dave came for the weekend, too! | Liam & Izzy hang out | Darren & Evan try their best to be like Uncle Dave | The Renkema Clan
27: An Afternoon at Jungle Jam | Fun times at Pier 4 Park in downtown Hamilton | Isaac does his best to ignore the chaos | Unfortunately, the Van Bredas were unable to make it out due to an outbreak of Chicken Pox in their house. They were all greatly missed.
28: Happy 60th Birthday, Mom!
29: Celebrating Mom and Dad at the Brouwer Family Picnic
30: Too big? | Original Shed | Brian, Steve, & Marty hard at work | Josh helps out with the construction
31: The Finished Product | Cheese | Barn Raising | The Banana Stand
32: Celebrating Mark's Birthday
33: Camping with the VanOords, the Schilstras, and the 4 honds
34: Celebrating Isaac's Baptism
35: Family Time in the Park | Darren, Mom, Evan, Liam, Eric, Marya, Isaac, Stephen, Nadine, Sarah, Reuben, Eli, Silas, Judah, Brian, Jenn, & Little B
36: Meeting Little B @ 19 weeks
37: Samuel Martin: Book launches in Hamilton & Toronto for This Ramshackle Tabernacle | Hugh Cook introduces the author
38: The Bach Elgar Choir sings the national anthem at a Hamilton Tigercats Game | Brian's in there somewhere!
39: Our New Familymobile, purchased in preparation for the arrival of Little B!
40: Celebrating our 4th Anniversary in Montreal | Vive la bixi!
41: 20.5 weeks | Spending a great day with Rich Greydanus | Lunching at the Santrapol | 4 years of happiness
42: Naomi Grace Snoek October 24, 2010 | Maya Paige VanDooren September 10, 2010
43: Sophia Marie Postma October 9, 2010 | Makayla Grace Wilms December 27, 2010
44: Time with the Speelmans
45: A Trip to Belleville to Celebrate Marya's Birthday | Dad & Isaac hanging out | Evan and Darren helped me make Marya's birthday cake | Playing hide 'n' seek in Grandpa's room | Liam wants cake!
46: The 'cottage' | Natalie & Avery having a quiet moment | Warming up in the sun
47: Girl's Weekend at Kim's Cottage | The view from my bedroom in the morning | Hanging out on the dock | In November, Kim Nash invited Linda & her girls, Marnie, Kim L., Kristin, and I out to her parent's cottage for a great weekend away.
48: Cooking With Brians | While I was away at Kim's cottage, Brian, Harskamp, Bun, and Dijkema were reunited for another episode of CWB | Some Guests: Kenny, Rob J, Richard, & Susan | Harskamp & Dijkema
50: The Bach Elgar Choir | Caroling at the RBG
51: 2010 Annual Most Wonderful Time of the Year Christmas Party
52: Have a Holly Jolly Christmas
53: Putting together remote controlled cars. | Christmas in Belleville with Mom & the Renkemas