Saturday, August 16, 2014

16 X 20 WATERCOLOR, HEADWATERS OF MEDORA CREEK....$150, FRAMED

12 X 24 ACRYLIC PAINTING, CHICKORY, DAISIES AND VIOLETS $175

ME, UNCLE WES KANGAS, LENNY TOROLA..(BOTH BIRTHDAYS JULY)

FLOWERS AT THE CASITA


MY FRIEND BETHANY NIEMI WITH BROTHER TOM, AND MARIBETH HALONEN

THE TWO GRAMMA'S OF HELMINEN'S...VERNA AND I

THREE OLD BEAGLE BOYS, I HEAR...
STEVE AND MATTI JOHNSON, AND MY BROTHER PAUL
THE OLDER WE GET THE MORE WE FIND OUT 


LOIS KNUTTILA, EDIE KESTIE, RUTH SALO

STANLEY HELMINEN, ABOUT 3 YEARS OLD "PLAYING" GUITAR AND SINGING

WE HAVE A POLICE BLOTTER IN OUR LOCAL PAPER THESE PAST FEW MONTHS.  SOME POLICE CALLS ARE SERIOUS, BUT THESE KIND TAKE THE CAKE

Saturday, August 9, 2014

RANDY AND JANINA HYRKAS SON TRENT, VISITING THE CASITA THIS SUMMER

BRADLEY AND RANDY HYRKAS (MY GR/SON, AND GR/GR/SON)

UNCLE WES KANGAS, 93RD BIRTHDAY PARTY, JUST AS FEISTY AS EVER
HE WAS CALLED THE "FLYING FINN" WHEN HE WAS YOUNGER, CUZ HE HAD A LEAD FOOT
.                
PIC. TAKEN ABOUT 30 YEARS AGO...

SISTER IN LAW, LINDA KANGAS AND I...ST. JOHN'S

MARYBETH HALONEN, LIZZIE TOROLA (BK), JANA LOUKUS, (FRNT) AND SAVAYA HENDRICKSON

PEGGY AND KYLE JOHNSON

THREE SISTERS...JEANIE PELLI, REA TOROLA, KATIE PENNALA

Saturday, August 2, 2014

TYLER AND BEKKA (TIKKANEN)  JUNTTILA
MARRIED JULY, 2014

BEKKA'S DAD, BETTER KNOWN AS TIKKI,
JIM TIKKANEN

DAN (DUDZA) AND CLAUDIA JUNTTILA, PARENTS OF TYLER

BEKKA'S MOM, JEAN TIKKANEN

KAREN AND DAVID KERANEN AND SON

CHESTER YLITALO

HAZEL AND ART SKOOG

ME AND DORIS SVAHN (FROM SWEDEN, KARL, HER HUSBAND AND PETER PASSED AWAY THE SAME SUMMER )

OUT TO LUNCH WITH OUR FOREIGN VISITORS AND TO CAROL JURMU'S FOR COFFEE AND DESSERT AFTER: BK: ELAINE KIILUNEN, CAROL J.,
FRONT: MARIANNE PETERSON, DORIS, AND ?I DIDN'T GET HER NAME..(FROM SWEDEN)

BK: ME, VERNA D., FRONT, ETHEL ESKOLA, MARIE COOPER

Sunday, July 27, 2014

ALL TOROLA RELLIES

FRONT ROW:  KARLIE SCHWER, ? MILLER,  ANNIE TERVO, JOYCE HELMINEN
BK: CADE TOROLA,  ANDREW  TAIVALKOSKI,  LENNY TOROLA, paul KANGAS, TYLER KANGAS, ROBERT HILL 


                                      

CONFIRMATION PICS 2014

CONFIRMATION KIDS AT BOB TOROLA'S, CEDAR BAY
                                   CLICK TO ENLARGE



CADE AND LENNY TOROLA, JESSE HELMINEN


ME PLAYING THE PIPES RECENTLY AT THE HERITAGE CENTER IN CALUMET
(NOT A CONCERT, JUST SEVERAL ORGANISTS MAKING MUSIC FOR ONE HOUR EVERY WEEK DAY FOR A COUPLE MO.)

FRED AND THELMA HALONEN AND FAMILY, COKATO, MN. 

LOWEL, WARREN TOROLA, ANTTI HELMINEN, BRANNON TOROLA

                                     ME AND MY GRANDKIDS WHO WERE CONFIRMED THIS YEAR:
                                     KARLIE SCHWER (LEAH'S), JOYCE HELMINEN (MARGIE AND BRIAN'S)
                                     CADE TOROLA (WALT AND LYNN'S) AND LENNY TOROLA
                                     (DAVE AND ANN'S)