Archive for February, 2008

Springs a-comin’

Posted 25 February 2008 | By | Categories: Food | No Comments

Oh we like sheep.  Five babies spotted at the farm this afternoon. But it is still winter in the field. All that’s left of last summer’s crops is some kale, some funky chard, and probably still-good fennel.

Birthday Alert

Posted 17 February 2008 | By | Categories: Uncategorized | No Comments

Tuesday, 7am.  Uncle Dave/Dad is waiting for your phone calls!

Eyes

Posted 17 February 2008 | By | Categories: Uncategorized | 2 Comments

Humboldt County for Barack

Posted 07 February 2008 | By | Categories: Uncategorized | 1 Comment

Fifty-two percent of the State of California voted for Hillary, with 42 percent for Obama.  BUT, Humboldt County had 53 percent for Obama and 38 for Hillary.   I was an undecided voter over the weekend.  Tuesday morning I filled in the bubble for Barack!

My Swedish Girlfriend

My Swedish Girlfriend

Posted 04 February 2008 | By | Categories: Genealogy, Pictures | 3 Comments

At some point I have to assume people who read this stuff know that the story actually starts below and I shouldn’t continue to direct readers to part one of each post.  So I’ll stop doing that now. I mentioned earlier that I had discovered the wonder of Swedish Church records, essentially nosy Lutherans looking [...]

Pictures, Take Two

Pictures, Take Two

Posted 04 February 2008 | By | Categories: Pictures | No Comments

This will make more sense if you read the next post first.  Go down one, then come back here. Go now…don’t read anymore. That was okay, and you can click on the picture to make it quite big.  Let’s see how this works: Okay, I like that much better.  You can actually see things. Next up, [...]

Pictures

Pictures

Posted 04 February 2008 | By | Categories: Pictures | No Comments

Let’s see how this works: This is the Ekholm Farm from the old days. Let’s see how it posts.

Super

Posted 03 February 2008 | By | Categories: Uncategorized | No Comments

Finally, Super Sunday.  Super Tuesday coming up.  This must be Super Week. Like most, I think the Pats will win but I’m rooting for the Giants.  Uncle Dave will be here to grill some steaks (post game since ours starts at 3). Don’t have any plans for Super Monday.

My Swedish Wife

Posted 02 February 2008 | By | Categories: Genealogy | 1 Comment

Actually, she’s only part Swede, but that’s the part I’ve been doing genealogy on recently.  We had followed her roots back to when her grandparents came to this country just after the turn of last century.  I began searching for a site to work on Swedish records to see what we could find.  That’s when [...]

Hello World, Part II

Posted 02 February 2008 | By | Categories: Uncategorized | 1 Comment

Think of this as a continuation, not as a month of sitting around doing nothing.  Life is built around routine and for those of us past a certain age, routine becomes difficult to change.  I hope to establish a routine that includes a regular blogging time but up until now, that hasn’t happened.  The holidays, [...]