Gramma on her way to Sweden, 1947.

May 18, 2010The Distant Past

Wold-Chamberlain Airport (now Minneapolis/St Paul International), 1947 My great grandmother was Swedish. In about 1912, she left Sweden with her 6 year old son (who is still alive) and came to the United States. According to my grandmother, her English was never very good. She married and had more children but her husband died young. … Read More

1940s Lake Party

March 11, 2010The Distant Past

Lake Minnetonka, Minnesota Let’s see…what do we have here? + Dancing in the backyard on a summer night + Giggling in the grass + A back porch and a wicker sofa + A late night game of cards + A GAL IN A TREE I want to party with these people. In fact, these people … Read More