Two Brothers and Two Sisters

Lawrence (1899) and  John (1906) were born in Iowa and North Dakota, respectively by immigrants from Denmark. Their father and mother, two small sisters came to the States to seek new possibilities for a better life in 1893. This immigrant Peder Jorgensen who came to the States in 1893 is my husband’s great-grandfather’s brother.  Henry, my husband and  Leah are third cousins […]

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Paula’s Book Release

One of the exciting things about blogging is the sudden windows into other people’s lives and back grounds far away from yourself. The internet brings us so close together and it is like we get to really “know” each other. With Paula Pederson  I almost feel we are family. Her father was a great builder of Seattle and he died when Paula […]

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Connect & Benches

At the Photo 101 course today’s assignment is “Connect and Social Medias”. For a long time I have wished to show you the old benches in Copenhagen.   In Copenhagen we still have benches like the ones that existed a hundred years ago when my grandparents met each other. I always think of them when I see one of these […]

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My Aunt Eva

  Born in 1921 Aunt Eva would have been 95 years old today the 4th of February had she been alive. As a child I admired my mother’s sister Eva. She was full of humor and she had four lively boys. Three of them a bit older than me and one six years younger. I always dreamt of getting a […]

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