After a two hours delay at Schiphol, 10 hours in an airplane and one hour to get my luggage and get through customs I finally was ready for new adventures. So from the airport Marne and I went straight to a lovely quilshop in Desmoines, every space in the house is used for fabrics and patterns even the restroom. I spend some money here. It is so wonderful to see Marne and Elaine again. Later in the evening we went to see the Marching Band (some friends of Marne and Elaine are playing in this band). So we did very " american" and set along the road, and followed the Band for free ice-creams.