Monthly Archives: September 2011

Dreams and Projects

“Some family trees have beautiful leaves, and some have just a bunch of nuts. Remember, it is the nuts that make the tree worth shaking.” –Author Unknown “You’ve got to have a dream. If you don’t have a dream. How … Continue reading

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Nickolas and Ann Ernster’s Family, ca. 1903

Children of Nickolas and Anna (Krier) Ernster taken ca. 1903. In back: Elizabeth (called Lilly), born 1893; on far left Leona, born 1897, on far right her twin brother Leo; behind Leona is Aloysius, born 1895; infant is Mary, born … Continue reading

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The Way We Were

Jim and Mary (Schwans) Lohr, September 7, 1970, Catholic Campus Parish, Brookings, South Dakota Still enjoying life together and having fun 41 years later!

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Long-lost relatives?

No, these aren’t my ancestors.  Al least I don’t think they are– the necessary proof is lacking.  These are mannequins displayed in Ackley, Iowa as part of a business promotion. This video explains it all.

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