Sometime ago Hannah asked if her grandfather fought in the war (the Second World War). Good question I thought and I got the box with all the family photos and other stuff out of the attic.
In there was also the notebook / diary of my Dad (Arie Koorneef, 1925 - †2003). In the first pages photos from newspapers are pasted from the Dutch Army mobilisation period 1939 - 1940.
I'd never before tried to read the handwritten diary which starts on the 17th of September 1944: the start of Operation Market Garden. After reading it I typed the diary in a Word file, see the attachments below. The scans of the diary are also included.
Some parts of the diary were told by my dad to me but I didn't know everything.
In the late evening sun ...
Lady is our latest addition to the family ! A Golden-Retriever puppy, three months old in the photo.
Darn ! this site got compromised/hacked ... I was too late (much too late) to update Drupal and some guy took advantage of it.
Anyway, got the backup up and running again, didn't lose too much data. Ahum, actually only one post was lost in the process. I haven't been posting as much as I would have liked to.
But maybe it's time for a change: I minimized my Facebook activity (even deleted the app on my phone).
Finally ! after almost a year since the last update from 5 to 6.
Difficulties were the conversion of the old image nodes to the new nodes + image field flavour. Not everything works yet, enough for me to do !
Time flies ! I just noticed that this site is already running on Drupal for 10 years. My user-id on drupal.org is 4945 ... I'm not so active anymore on the Drupal site, but I guess I'm one of the oldie goldies.
I had to delete a lot of content: all the weblinks (most of them pointed to nowhere anyway), photo's of old friends and some other stuff.