Lessons From My Mother

My mother was born 92 years ago today in a small town in northwestern Minnesota not far from the Canadian border. She was the 5th of six children born to second generation Norwegian immigrants, Olga and Elmer. My grandparents were hard-working, no-nonsense┬áLutherans who expected the same from their children, two boys and four girls. When […]

Photo Christmas Cards …Recount Family History

I can’t say for certain when photo Christmas greeting cards came into vogue, but I am pretty sure my Dad was on the cutting edge in the early fifties when he began taking photos of his kids specifically to include with the family Christmas greeting. My dad had always had an interest in photography and […]