About 120 miles west of McCook, by way of Highway 6, lies the small town of Haxtun, Colorado. It’s out on the lonely high plains with endless fields of dryland wheat, some farmed to this day by descendants of Swedish homesteader settlers.
Let’s take a look at an epic road trip that my grandparents (my dad’s parents) took as newlyweds in 1923. We have heard of it referred to it as a “honeymoon”, but it was five months after the wedding, and grandma’s parents and brother came along too. So let’s just call it a “road trip” […]
This week, our theme is “In the Kitchen.” So many memories revolve around meals and cooking together. Do you have an ancestor who was a good cook (or maybe a notoriously bad cook!) What about a favorite recipe — where did it come from or who always cooked it?
More group photos from Nebraska, but this time I’ve recruited some of the rest of the family to identify the people in the photos, and we do it live on video!
I actually started this one two weeks ago but got sidetracked with work stuff. Here are two group photos from Grandma Rudeen’s photo album, and dad helped me identify nearly everyone!