It's hard to believe that it will soon be forty years since I produced this book, during my break year between studying at the ICS and moving with Wendy to Holland for a year. I'm tempted now to call this "The Beginning and the End", because nothing much...
Front yard garden, close to the street sidewalk, anchored by a now large Tulip tree and featuring sun-loving native plants that might be found in a Carolinian setting.
An Improbable Trajectory. Harry van der Laan’s own story - Part 1: “… a little bit of fire” - 1936 – 1955
This panorama of Jubilee Fellowship's worship space was taken just after Christmas, 2010.
The Living Vine mural, wrapping around the back, takes up more than half of the panorama.
Taking the Wide View: These panoramas are mostly just casual, hand held affairs. taken on the spur of the moment to preserve a wide view that I found particularly appealing
Herman de Jong plays on the Covenant CRC organ
Taking the Long View. There's no way to do time-lapse photography casually or on the spur of the moment. It takes planning, equipment, time, patience and specialized software. But it's worth doing . . .
Letters to Stientje Stuit/Beekhuis (pictured) from siblings (1908-1912). These letters give a remarkably intimate and sobering taste of life and death during the early years of my grandparents' youth.
Memoirs of Harm and Dina van der Laan. A printed book made available here in a PDF flip-book viewer.