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July 2011 (1)

24: The Final Space Shuttle

April 2011 (1)

13: The Owl and the Nuclear Power Plant

January 2011 (1)

07: New Affiliate Nexus Tax in Illinois will destroy small businesses and result in less income for the State

December 2010 (2)

31: 2010: Our Year in Review
24: Home Christmas Lights Synchronized to Music

November 2010 (2)

18: First Decade of Wolfstad
02: Saw-whet Owls

October 2010 (3)

31: Whooping Cranes and Operation Migration in Winnebago County, IL
18: Fall Foliage in Wisconsin
16: Annual Ruby-crowned Kinglet

September 2010 (2)

18: 80′s Weekend at McHenry Outdoor Theater
04: What’s wrong with American bikes?

August 2010 (3)

05: Paris-style metro entrance in Chicago
03: Eye and Cardinal in Chicago
01: More photos of Transformers 3 filming in Chicago

July 2010 (1)

17: Transformers 3 filming in downtown Chicago

June 2010 (1)

06: OMG, a hummingbird!

May 2010 (2)

21: Biggest Week in American Birding 2010
12: Facebook’s photo verification

April 2010 (3)

15: Looking for injured birds in Chicago
07: Squirrel antics
02: Charging for incoming texts should not be allowed

March 2010 (2)

11: Spring is finally here
11: 10 Lost Designs on CafePress

February 2010 (1)

15: NBC’s Poor Coverage of the Vancouver Olympics

January 2010 (2)

08: Cold winter
04: Tips for viewing a shuttle launch from the causeway

December 2009 (2)

18: Arthur’s Best of 2009
16: LOL at Rifftrax Live

November 2009 (5)

29: Great Swamp Sanctuary, Walterboro SC
27: Stunning Atlantis launch video
24: Rockslide leads to BEARS!
16: Lift off!
15: Waiting for the shuttle launch, take two

October 2009 (3)

31: Happy Halloween
21: Getting tickets for the next Space Shuttle launch
17: Good backyard bird week

September 2009 (5)

30: We need a tax on plastic bags
29: Grass police
26: Day at the Field Museum
10: Rocky Mountain NP, 5 years ago
03: Hummingbird Festival

August 2009 (5)

30: First American Summer
09: Craziest Thing I’ve Ever Seen: Advertising on the Moon
06: Na na na na na na na na Batfest!
06: Comcast billing is SO hinky!
03: Six months of Comcast

July 2009 (8)

30: 200th Birdorable!
25: Go there! (too late, we already did)
24: Foto Friday: Waiting for a band
23: Celebrating Apollo 11: An Evening with Astronauts Buzz Aldrin and Jim Lovell
14: We Choose the Moon
10: Putting a new field guide to good use
09: Surprise mammal on July 4th
06: Indy 5 in 2011 and new Monkey Island games, wow!

June 2009 (8)

25: Birding at Viera Wetlands
23: Our midnight adventure at Kennedy Space Center for the failed launch attempt of STS-127
20: Disney catnip is the best
15: Ready for Lift-off
13: No Launch For You
11: Disneyland Paris on Google Maps Street View
10: On the Road to see the Shuttle Launch
01: Biking to our local forest preserve

May 2009 (18)

31: A Birdy Day
31: Received our Tickets for STS-127
28: Our Visit to Fermilab
27: Fermilab’s Bison
27: Baby Sandhill Crane
25: Our 18th Backyard Bird: a Northern Flicker!
22: Foto Friday: Two Bridges, Old and New
21: Bad Experience with TomTom Go 730
20: Craziest Thing I’ve Ever Seen: RunPee.com
19: Hubble Mission at The Big Picture
17: Eager Beavers
15: Foto Friday: View from the 94th
13: Tickets for STS-127
12: Received in Damaged Condition
11: Reheating Spinach Dangerous in Holland, Fine in Rest of World
09: Leiden Brick in Chicago Tribune Building
08: Foto Friday: Tiger at Ranthambore
06: Our Visit to Niagara Falls

April 2009 (6)

23: CafePress Virtually Lays Off Thousands of Shopkeepers
19: Harley-Davidson Museum in Milwaukee
17: Indiana Jones Exhibit at Harley-Davidson Museum
14: Netflix is Great
05: Loontastic Saturday
02: Ready for Hummingbirds

March 2009 (22)

31: Our First Loons and Bonus Pelicans
29: Spring Snowstorm
28: USPS’ Backwards Forwarding Service
20: Foto Friday: American Gothic Statue in Chicago
19: Craziest Thing I’ve Ever Seen: LED Sheep Art
18: Pictures of The Chicago Bean
17: DeLoreans in Chicago St Patrick’s Day Parade
17: St Patrick’s Day Parade in Chicago
15: Maple Syrup Hike at Ryerson LCFP
15: Top Posts
14: Chicago River Goes Green
13: Foto Friday: Sears Tower
12: Happy Holi!
11: Good Ol’ Fashioned Adventure Games
07: Frying pan foul-up
07: Pluto is a Planet Again … in Illinois
06: Do you Twitter?
06: Colbert Wags Finger at God for being Dutch
06: Craziest Thing I’ve Ever Seen: DIY Bacon
06: Foto Friday: Chott el Djerid
03: Welcome Chickadees
02: Short Visit to Nippersink Forest Preserve

February 2009 (16)

27: Foto Friday: Little Bee-eater
26: My Bad Experience with UK2 Web Hosting
22: First Backyard Bird
22: My Hinky Illinois I-Pass, Part 2
18: Obama Launches Recovery.gov
18: Craziest Thing I’ve Ever Seen: Giant Tumbleweeds
14: VÃ¥rt besøk pÃ¥ Evenstad, Norge
13: Foto Friday: Riverboat Ghost
12: Craziest Thing I’ve Ever Seen: Gutter Machine
08: Cable or No Cable?
06: Foto Friday: Redpoll on the Birdcam
04: Just how bad is the peanut butter recall?
03: Kevin Costner Brings Minor League Baseball to Lake County Illinois
02: Bing! Six More Weeks of Winter
01: Groundhog Days in Woodstock Part 2
01: Groundhog Days in Woodstock Part 1

January 2009 (31)

30: Round Lake Beach
30: Foto Friday: Tutankhamun’s Flip-Flops
29: My Hinky Illinois I-Pass
28: Brita Water Filter from Target
27: Tintin Exhibit at Château de Cheverny
26: Shooting on Spielberg’s Tintin Begins
25: Tour of the ISS
25: Our Visit to Bald Eagle Watch 2009 at Starved Rock
25: Groundhog Days at Woodstock IL
24: 10 Chicago Firsts: Famous Inventions
23: Old School Skiing
23: Humongous Photo of Obama’s Inauguration
23: Environmental Foto Friday: Hybrid Vehicle Parking
22: Topps Barack Obama Trading Cards
19: Organic Arby
19: 20 Unusual Portraits of Barack Obama
16: 2001 Obama appearance on Chicago TV tonight
16: It is way too cold
16: Funny Foto Friday: Only Pizzas Can Smoke
14: Our Visit to Abuko Nature Reserve
14: The story of a micro-loan
13: How popular is your name?
09: Funny Foto Friday: Sniffing Strictly Prohibited!
07: Woodstock Bed and Breakfast from Groundhog Day
06: Craziest Thing I’ve Ever Seen: Banjo Surgery
05: Deep Freeze
05: Finished Season 1 of Stargate SG1
03: Where to go Birding in the Netherlands
02: Our new Wingscapes Birdcam
01: Jarvis Migratory Bird Sanctuary
01: It’s 2009!!!!!

December 2008 (19)

28: Fort Sheridan Forest Preserve
27: Craziest Thing I’ve Ever Seen: Shoe-Fitting X-Ray Machine
26: 2008: Our Year in Review
25: Merry Christmas
23: Bird Prints
23: Craziest Thing I’ve Ever Seen: Fainting Goats
22: My Top 5 Websites of 2008
21: Arby talks to starlings
20: Amazing Pictures of 2008 at The Big Picture
19: Snow Day
19: Driver’s License in 45 minutes for $10
18: Icicles
17: Our Toyota Sienna
17: Dolphin Stampede
16: PlayOn is Fully Awesome
14: Chicago, five years ago today
06: Snow, snow, snow
06: Beautiful Pictures from The Big Picture
06: We’re in People magazine

November 2008 (3)

27: Our Black Friday experience
23: Perspective
05: Woo hoo!

October 2008 (3)

22: Old World Wisconsin
12: Horicon NWR
10: Alex 1994-2008

September 2008 (6)

12: Emptying our house
11: Photo tour of Leiden
11: Scottish/Irish Highland Festival in Estes Park
11: Boxes shipped [2]
09: Boxes shipped
02: Deep into packing

August 2008 (7)

22: Breda Balloon Fiësta
21: The Loire Valley’s other gastronomical delight
21: Today’s French Delicacy
18: The Gardens of Villandry
08: Amazon’s Universal Wish List
02: Disney sand sculptures in Noordwijk
02: Our visit to Space Expo and ESTEC

July 2008 (4)

19: Corpus Museum in Oegstgeest
18: Queen Elisabeth 2 in Rotterdam
18: What’s wrong with Kingsport, TN?
04: Biking and birding on Texel and a visit to Ecomare

June 2008 (9)

28: More grass than they’d ever seen
27: Moving on 21 September
23: Photos of Musée d’Orsay
19: Walking Mt. Vesuvius
12: Reasons to vote Republican this November
06: Excuse me, I think the word you’re searching for is “space ranger”
04: Welpies
04: WALL·E
01: Big Boy statue in Holland

May 2008 (15)

28: Car from Raiders up for auction
28: Cafepress on MSNBC
27: Wolfstad Blog Archive
23: Worth the wait
22: Indy IV is out!
22: PicLens: Coolest photo and video viewer ever
19: Just 3 more days …
19: No Smoking
18: Canoeing in Biesbosch National Park
18: The crazy borders of Baarle
14: Places we’ve visited
12: Our visit to Alsace in France
12: I want to believe that there is a trailer
09: OMG! SPACE!
08: Our visit to the Caves of Han

April 2008 (9)

28: Five years ago today: Ballooning in Egypt
25: Our visit to the Kaasmarkt in Alkmaar
25: More pics of our keet
23: The Rose-ringed Parakeet that ate our nuts
22: Hurrah! Six new tigers at Ranthambore
19: Our visit to Madurodam
17: What I won’t miss
16: What I will miss
13: What we’ve been up to this year

February 2008 (2)

18: New bird in our backyard
14: New Indiana Jones trailer!

January 2008 (1)

06: First Night in Leesburg FL

December 2007 (2)

27: Our 2007 Photo Year Book
07: Audubon’s ‘The Birds of America’ at Teyler Museum in Haarlem

November 2007 (7)

29: Year of the Kingfisher
22: Happy Thanksgiving
21: Birding at St. Catherine’s Monastery in Egypt
21: Jumping whale
18: (Almost) whale-watching in IJmuiden
09: Tulip Island
08: Family Weekend ’07

October 2007 (11)

31: Happy Halloween
28: Amar Sina Hotel in Sharm El Sheikh, Egypt
28: Ice Cream + Boat = Ice Cream Boat!
20: Birding in South Sinai
20: Another great experience with Colona Divers
19: “For transporting tourist”
19: Do not feed the fish
19: Yolanda and Shark Reef at Ras Mohamed National Park
18: Old-fashioned cans with pull tabs, still used around the world after 30 years
18: Photos of our trip to Egypt
17: Storks falling from the sky at Sharm El Sheikh sewage ponds in Egypt

September 2007 (2)

17: Sale: Scubadorable T-Shirts for $10
08: De Meelfabriek in Leiden

August 2007 (8)

26: Vogelfestival 2007
26: Our first Dutch Kingfishers, at Lepelaarsplassen in Flevoland
11: Great deal on a 10 megabyte hard disk
07: Starving vultures cause panic in Pyrenees
04: Rat-a-too-ee
03: Hunnebedcentrum in Borger
02: Treetop walking in Drenthe
01: Roller coaster passengers in Dutch theme park escape death

July 2007 (7)

31: Seal rehabilitation center in Pieterburen
21: Aggressive sparrows attack apple pie
16: Our visit to Waverhoek and Botshol
11: All Online Data Lost After Internet Crash
02: Arrow Rock Festival 2007
02: Boeing 707 cockpit sunk for Dutch divers
02: Peter Gabriel’s tour bus in flames on Dutch highway

June 2007 (5)

30: Fast food still bad at Disneyland Paris
29: Photos of our trip to Disneyland Paris and Paris
28: Photos of our trip to Andalucia in May 2007
18: Low-cost airline Vueling
08: Birding around Huelva in Spain

May 2007 (2)

05: Vlinders aan de Vliet
02: Our visit to Texel

April 2007 (5)

24: Veluwezoom National Park
18: Driverless robot bus crashes again, financially
13: The cutest parrots and parakeets
13: Comedy Central comes to Holland
06: Global theme park attendance

March 2007 (6)

31: Taiwan highway to close for butterfly migration
19: Don’t waste food!
16: Our visit to Oostvaardersplassen
16: Patrick de Wolf wins second prize at 2007 TAS amateur film festival
16: New cute birds at Birdorable.com
04: Pictures of my first total lunar eclipse

February 2007 (7)

28: 
24: Leftique – The Boutique for Democrats
08: Our geotagged photos on Flickr
08: To the jerk who stole my bike
07: Google to build server farm near Groningen
06: New in Vista: Cancel or Allow
01: Ten tips for The Gambia

January 2007 (7)

26: 134 Gambian birds added to lifelist
23: More Kingfishers in the Netherlands
20: Photos of our trip to The Gambia
18: International euphemisms for traveller’s gastrointestinal disorders
03: Dozens of baby seals stranded by North Sea storms
02: Scubadorable – The Cutest Fish on the Reef
01: Happy New Year

December 2006 (6)

31: Amy’s Best and Worst of 2006
31: New Year’s dive cancelled
28: Arthur’s Best and Worst of 2006
20: The unpleasantries of importing
11: Top 10 things to do in South Florida and the Keys
08: Dutch Environment Groups Request More Money For Birds

November 2006 (6)

19: Coop supermarket in Den Haag has huge selection of American food
14: Familieweekend groepsfoto’s 2006
14: Europe changes TV advertisements rules
08: A windy visit to the South Pier of IJmuiden
06: Bad experience with Rainbow Reef dive center in Key Largo, Florida
03: Dutch rescuers work to save herd of horses trapped by high water

October 2006 (6)

25: Hunting, an unpopular sport
17: This blog’s one-year anniversary
07: Balloonist fined for disturbing birds
07: Updated photo album: 2006 yearbook
06: Problems with Webmasters.com
06: New at IKEA: Bat-caves

September 2006 (9)

28: Yet more record weather in the Netherlands
15: Did you know there is beef in Pop-Tarts, M&M’s and Mentos?
14: Open Monument Day in Leiden
13: Car-free Sunday in Leiden
12: New bird species discovered in India
09: Escher inlaid wood art at Leiden Town Hall
03: The leaning towers of Madrid
03: Food products they should sell in Holland
02: The Temple of Debod in Madrid, one of four Egyptian temples outside Egypt

August 2006 (4)

30: Refreshed and redesigned DCW
29: More record weather – this time rain
17: Update on our free-range cats
08: Feeding Frenzy

July 2006 (6)

24: Heatwave strikes NL with hottest July ever
15: Survivor: Exile Space Station
12: Cake and coffee for Rembrandt’s birthday
09: Quechua’s toss-and-go “Seconds” tents
07: ‘google’ (goo-gul) tr. v.
06: Billion-dollar webcams from space

June 2006 (12)

28: Pirates o/t Caribbean 2: A Monkey Island rip-off?
28: Shopping for dates
27: World Cup Aftermath = Mass Exodus
26: Digg renewed!
24: Birding, our new hobby
23: Weird stories on CNN International teletext
22: Graphic anti-dog poop posters
21: Wuppie extremists steal mega wups from cars
20: ABC’s free online television big success
10: Campaigns against proposed highway past the country’s oldest nature reserve
09: Back to our diving roots
07: Report of our short road trip in France: Guérande, Carnac, Amorique, Deauville

May 2006 (10)

31: Scuba in Europe’s largest swimming pool
30: Our visit to Delhi, India
25: Lost Pelican living in Friesland
24: Our visit to Kota, India
20: Photos: the lighter side of Rajasthan
19: Top things to do in Colorado, Part 2
06: Excursion at Zwanenwater with Natuurmonumenten
04: World’s Longest Wildlife Bridge Opens In The Netherlands
03: Our visit to Jodhpur, India
01: Our visit to Bikaner, India

April 2006 (19)

28: The Rat Temple of Rajasthan
27: Google Maps updated, and Dutch government buildings obscured
26: De Alde Feanen, 20th Dutch National Park
25: Having clothes made in India
22: Our visit to Ranthambhore National Park
21: Our visit to Jaipur, India
20: Great service from Kensington
19: Ordering Indian train tickets online
18: Driving around Noord Holland on Easter Monday
17: Our photo review of Bhanwar Niwas, a great haveli in Bikaner, India
15: Our visit to Keoladeo National Park
09: Museumweekend in Amsterdam
07: Belgium to charge toll on their highways by 2008?!
06: Making Dutch museums free
05: Product placement in baseball games (or ‘Taco-Bell-Article-of-the-Day’)
05: Our visit to Agra, India
03: Bluths go their separate ways
02: Traffic jams on Dutch highways continue to grow
01: April Fools

March 2006 (18)

31: Holi 2006 in Jaipur, India
28: Huge Leiden billboard destroyed by wind
28: Elephant Festival 2006 in Jaipur, India
28: Solar eclipse to be seen in Europe tomorrow
26: Travel photos of Rajasthan, India
20: Visiting Mont Saint Michel in Normandy
18: Photos of Leiden
16: Top things to do in Colorado, Part 1
14: Holi, the festival of colors
12: In the footsteps of young Rembrandt
10: City-wide outdoor exhibit of Rembrandt works in Leiden
09: Five random photos
08: Independent vs. chain restaurants in Holland
06: New tunnels for Dutch snakes and salamanders
04: Rembrandt’s Mother: Myth and Reality
03: Scientists decipher mysterious Nebra disc
02: Profits in outer space
01: Giant squid on display in London’s NHM

February 2006 (35)

28: Belgians profit from new Dutch Coca-Cola bottles
27: Jump rope record broken in Etten-Leur
26: World population passed 6.5 billion today
25: Disney breaks up with eBay
25: Huge billboard to be erected by Leiden train station
24: National Archives available on Google Video
24: Blind visitors to feel ice sculptures in Leiden
24: Pet Chickens Tossed Into Petting Zoos, Farms
24: Dutch cars will get emission stickers
23: Fancy Coca-Cola bottles cost 40% more
21: Bike faster than car in Rotterdam
19: Historic center of Werne in Germany
17: Bunkers bring bats to Dutch park
16: Fuss about opening times in Leiden
13: News agencies upset about news.google.nl
12: Rembrandt-themed ice sculptures in Leiden
12: There’s nothing on earth like a genuine, bona fide, electrified, six-car monorail
11: CNN Europe TV changes appearance
10: Beachcombing for corned beef, shoes and hammers
10: Emigrants pouring out of the Netherlands
10: Leiden overflowing with bikes
09: Leiden tourist info via cellphone
09: Leiden-only Rembrandt money coming soon
09: Travel book praises small Leiden museum
08: Flu shot, schmoo shot
07: Dutch otters in hot water
06: Supermarkets: Does size really matter?
05: Dutch language lacks logic?! Ask the Dutch!
04: Duikvaker scuba diving show in Utrecht
03: Push or pull? Doors on public buildings
02: Blog archive
02: Uproar at closed gates of HK Disneyland
02: Top 10 things to do in Tunisia
02: Happy Groundhog Day
01: Rest in peace, Oma de Wolf, 1923-2006

January 2006 (16)

31: New Dutch RFID passport easy to crack
29: Nationaal Park Zuid Kennemerland
28: Computers monitor bus drivers for sleepiness
27: Top 10 Funny Dutch Place Names
25: It is final: Disney buys Pixar
23: Bats in the Netherlands
23: Rickshaw drivers guide at India bird sanctuary
22: Hidden security tags in Old Navy jeans
22: The two types of soda bottle cap rings
19: Coke screws environment for better market share
18: Me and Imelda Marcos
18: Pre-opening Mount Everest at Animal Kingdom
12: Google: “We’re sorry, but this video is not available in your country”
10: Top 10 budget things to do in Chicago
04: Of cheesecakes and car-kabobs
02: Illinois Beach State Park

December 2005 (19)

31: Arthur’s Best & Worst of 2005
30: Woodstock, set of Groundhog Day
28: Amy’s Best & Worst of 2005
24: Steaming flood in Rotterdam
22: Dolphin stranding at Oostvoornsemeer
22: Sudoku madness
21: Smoking bans in Europe
19: The Best of 2005
17: Driverless robot buses crash, Part 2
14: Parking problems
13: Rotterdam birds inoculated against bird flu
11: King’s Quest IX is saved
09: “Domino Sparrow” in the news again
08: Buried by Digg
07: Who got a flu shot?
07: Bird watching in the city
06: Driverless robot buses crash
06: More TV on the Internet
01: Counting down the days

November 2005 (22)

30: Confessions of an iPod zombie
30: Interview with a robot
28: Google Map details outside US and UK please
28: Beware pirates!
27: NOVA National Film Festival 2005
25: Heavy snow and rain hit the Netherlands
25: Our cats Arby & Alex
25: Lucas talks about the changing movie business
24: Trip report: London, November 2005
24: Happy Thanksgiving
23: Museums in Leiden
23: The new space race
21: An easy trip to London
16: Interactive travel map
16: Avian Blues
14: Confusing news ticker on Fox News
13: Arrested Development cancelled again
11: Guest Book
11: UAL cancels AMS to ORD service
07: Family weekend in Drenthe
04: Archive
03: London airports

October 2005 (5)

28: About the photo
23: Brilliant bar concept at Footsie in Paris
19: Halloween 2005 at Disneyland Paris
18: Trip report: Hurghada Egypt, September 2005
17: Fast food is bad food at Disneyland Paris