A Letter From Nanna

My dad’s mother — my grandmother and namesake — was the youngest girl of 11 children, six boys and five girls altogether. The oldest was Clara, whom we heard from in a prior post.  In the course of packing for our move to Minnesota, my progress is being continuously sidetracked by finding old photos, notes… Read More A Letter From Nanna

My Infamous Relative Revealed! Plus, Some Thoughts on Family Pride

This is it, folks, it’s time for our Big Reveal! The moment we throw open our family closet and shine a light on that bullet-ridden skeleton we’ve got hiding in there. Just who is this infamous relative we referred to and oh-so-cleverly illustrated in last week’s post? I’ll tell you! Only first, let’s give a… Read More My Infamous Relative Revealed! Plus, Some Thoughts on Family Pride