Alaska Railroad Adventure, 1947

My grandparents moved to Alaska in the late 1940s. At that time, the state was very much still a rugged frontier, and everyone had an interesting story to tell. Grandma took notes, and shared them with me, asking me to publish them so the rest of the family could have easy access to these stories.

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Socialite to Pioneer in 3500 Miles

My grandmother was born 1/11/11 – 1911, that is – one hundred years ago today. She didn’t live to meet that milestone, she passed away just a few months ago. But in those just shy of 100 years, she led a remarkable life.

I wanted to write a biographical blog post to tell her [...]

Ninety-Eight Year Old Family Photo

This family photo was recently sent to us by a distant relative in Michigan.  It is dated May 14, 1911.

I don’t know anything about most of the people in this photo, but one I know personally.  My grandmother is the infant in the back row to the right.

Allow me to introduce [...]

Grandma

This picture of my Grandmother and me was taken four years ago at my wedding.  Sunday is Grandma’s birthday, she will be 98 years old.

Happy Birthday Grandma!