Twisted

Twisted This week, show us something that doesn’t maintain a straight line. Twisted Hay My great-grandfather came to the United States from Norway in the 1880s. He and his family settled in Dakota Territory, it is now called South Dakota. They lived in a hillside dugout and later a sod house near a small town … Continue reading Twisted

A Tribute to Grandmothers

A Tribute to Grandmothers My grandfather was born in Norway in 1886 he came to America in 1890 with his father , mother, brother and sister. Grandmother was born in Northern Finland or Lapland in 1886. She came to America with her family around 1890 also. Both families ended up in Michigan in the copper mining District … Continue reading A Tribute to Grandmothers

Partake of the Elixir

Partake Partake of the Elixir I had a deep desire to partake of the secret elixir. I watched my grandfather from a distance as he proceeded to the old nail keg out in his workshop. From my Hiding Place in a far shadowy corner I watch him lift an empty burlap bag from an old … Continue reading Partake of the Elixir

A Pale Blue Dot 

A friend recently sent me this video and I felt the need to share it. There are so many profound points to ponder here I just fell it must be shared. I hope those who watch it enjoy it and receive a message from it. Best wishes to all you bloggers and for the rest … Continue reading A Pale Blue Dot 

TRUTH

I am not an attorney but as I recall our legal system depends on truth being told to maintain our system of Law & Order. We have evolved to a point where truth does not hold the value it had in the past. Truth has a different meaning to a few. If you're a good enough … Continue reading TRUTH

Able Mable the Secret Mission That Wasn’t

    Able Mable the Secret Mission That Wasn’t I was a member of the first Able Mable Reconnaissance Task Force. After leaving Japan, and refueling at Okinawa, we spent one night at Clark AFB, in the Philippines. The last leg of the flight must have been high altitude; there was frost on the walls … Continue reading Able Mable the Secret Mission That Wasn’t