Category Archives: Relatively Speaking (musings)

Veteran’s Day: Kenneth R. Olson, U.S. Navy

Today, on Veteran’s Day, I’d like to honor my father, Kenneth Roland Olson who served his country in the U. S. Navy. He enlisted after graduating from high school in 1954 and began his term of 4 years, plus 2 … Continue reading

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Opening Doors to the Past and Present

“Growing up, I was the only one around that didn’t have any grandparents.  They were in Sweden and we never  really talked about them.”  So my father said, when I asked him for some information about his grandparents, all from … Continue reading

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Knock on WOOD

Funny thing about genealogy – the harder I search, the luckier I get. My husband and I each have the surname Wood in the branches of our family tree and I’m trying to find out a little more about each … Continue reading

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