Bossert Sod House – 2005 & 2019

I was visiting North Dakota in the summer of 2005 and my Uncle Don took me on a road trip to McLean County to visit the farmsteads of his great-uncle Rudolf Bossert and his great-grandfather Andreas Bossert. In this pic from 2005, you can see that the grass on the ‘road’ was tall, it was […]

The Week That Was = #24

June 09 – June 15 The week starts out with Pentecost. Got dressed for church and forgot to wear red. Managed to glance at my calendar in time to fix it. Spent the afternoon in the backyard and had supper with visiting relatives. Have two shrubs in the backyard that were not trimmed for over […]

Hugh Connoran “Con” Short

1874 – 1951 “Con Short in Oklahoma” Note the two dogs! Writing on the back: Con Short in car on plateau. Writing on the front: Dad’s first car – J.I. Case.

Gizmo 2005-2019

Gizmo died last night; she was walking less for about the last month and in hindsight maybe caught is sooner. She usually woke me up at 4:30 – 5:30 am to be let out to pee. About ten days ago, this stopped. My other dog, a massive twelve pound Shih Tzi, was taking pills and […]

The Week That Was – #22

26 May to 01 June Bonnie & I visited my parents and did a couple of small jobs. Caught a bunny, so my peas are safe for a week. Saturday family wedding for a 1st cousin, once removed… Caption This…. Bonnie, Ted, Donna, and Tom Bonnie & Ted

Frey Family pics

June 10th update! Passing on box of these photos to a daughter-in-law of a Frey that is in some of these photos. I scanned these photos in 2011. I’m involved with this family because my maternal grandmother’s sister married a Frey and my maternal grandfather’s sister married the Frey’s brother. From a box I received. […]

Frey Family on Memorial Day

I have family members in my grandparents’ generation marry into the Frey family twice. I’ve scanned a box of photos; here are some for Memorial Day. Melvin Frey, Granville, ND, 1942. Killed in Navy. Edwin Frey, 1942, Granville, ND Allen Frey, Granville, ND

Pre-Memorial Day Road Trip

Mercer, Turtle Lake, Mercer, McClusky, Farm, Denoff, Goodrich, Wing, Fairview Cemetery First stop was the Zion Lutheran Cemetery, south of Mercer. My g-g-grandparents are buried inside the fence and their son, my g-grandparents are in the foreground. Zion Lutheran Cemetery Turtle Lake Cemetery Turtle Lake Cemetery. Took a photo of my grandmother’s brother but forgot […]

Writing Encore

Hello, I’m back with my writing encore. This domain was down for over a year and now it’s up so I can write outside of the evil social media giants. A six month break from all social media! Dumped some platforms forever! Social media is limited to niche uses. Blood Donation I was donating blood […]

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