Saturday, July 23, 2016

ME IN THE 1960'S....ONLY THING THE SAME AS TODAY IS THE GLASSES!  SO HANG ON TO YOUR OLD STUFF, IT ALL COMES BK IN STYLE:  GLASSES, PLATFORM SHOES, CLOTHES, ETC




AT THE CASITA.....COFFEE IS ON...COME FOR A CUP AND VISIT....IM THERE EVERY DAY, CALL TO BE SURE WHAT TIME....BEEN PAINTING PICS AND DUNKING IN THE POOL....PICKED A CUP OF RAZZIES YESTERDAY, CONCENTRATING ON MURDERING THE RABBIT WHO INSISTS ON EATING MY PEAS

MY MOM AND DAD ON THEIR 25TH WEDDING ANNIVERSARY....A PARTY AT THEIR HOUSE, MANY YEARS AGO.... (REINO AND HILYA KANGAS)

PAUL (TUDDS) TOROLA IN HIS YOUNGIE DAYS


MARGIE AND BRIAN HELMINEN'S GIRLS...ON BRIAN'S BOAT OUT OF LAC LA BELLE


Monday, July 11, 2016

MY UNCLE WES KANGAS WILL BE THE RIPE AGE OF 95 ON THE 20TH OF THIS MONTH!  PLEASE MAKE HIS DAY GREAT BY SENDING HIM A BIRTHDAY CARD.....BUT SEND IT TO ME SO I CAN GIVE THEM ALL TO HIM ON HIS BIRTHDAY!  MARK THE ENVELOPE "FOR WES".  MY ADDRESS IS 2 PARK AVE., APT. 26, CALUMET....49913

Sunday, July 3, 2016

BETH TOROLA, RHONDA ANDERSON, RUTH LAHO

CADE AND SVEN TOROLA (WALLY'S BOYS)

JOHANSON'S FROM SWEDEN AT MIKKO HALONEN'S IN MPLS, MN RECENTLY
ALSO SEATED FROM LEFT..LAURA KERO, JUHAN,?, ?,BRITA HALONEN

MANY YEARS AGO..ED MANNISTO, LEAH, DOUG AND DOG BEN
ED WAS AN ECCENTRIC MAN WHO ALWAYS WAS IN CHURCH,  KIND TO THE KIDS,  SOFT SPOKEN...IM SURE MANY PEOPLE MY AGE REMEMBER HIM

LEAH AND HER GREAT DANE, KLAUS...BETTER KNOWN AS "MOUSIE"
HE IS VERY GENTLE AND SUPER FUNNY!

ANOTHER NICARAJUA PIC....HELMINEN GIRLS HORSEBACK RIDING

FROM AN OLD SLIDE...DAVID TOROLA, PETE WITH THE PIPE, REINO AND DOG FERDIE
DON DAAVETTILA AND PETE HEINONEN....GOING RABBIT HUNTING AT LAC LA BELLE

MARY BERG WITH PAUL HAATAJA...THEY LOOK KINDA HAPPY, EH?

POTLUCK AT THE CASITA
FRONT, MARIE COOPER, JOYCE USITALO, MARGARET BENDA, BARB GRANROTH
BACK: CAROL ESKOLA, NANCY LUOMA, JULIE KANGAS, CAROL JURMU, JUDY ROEPKE,
ANNA ANTTILA, LYNN SHERMAN, VERNA DAAVETTILA, ANGIE JUNTTILA, MARIA STUROS

BETH TOROLA, RHONDA ANDERSON, RUTH LAHO

CADE AND SVEN TOROLA (WALLY'S BOYS)

JOHANSON'S FROM SWEDEN AT MIKKO HALONEN'S IN MPLS, MN RECENTLY
ALSO SEATED FROM LEFT..LAURA KERO, JUHAN,?, ?,BRITA HALONEN

MANY YEARS AGO...MANNISTO, LEAH, DOUG AND DOG BEN

LEAH AND HER GREAT DANE, KLAUS...BETTER KNOWN AS "MOUSIE"
HE IS VERY GENTLE AND SUPER FUNNY!

ANOTHER NICARAJUA PIC....HELMINEN GIRLS HORSEBACK RIDING

FROM AN OLD SLIDE...DAVID TOROLA, PETE WITH THE PIPE, REINO AND DOG FERDIE
DON DAAVETTILA AND PETE HEINONEN....GOING RABBIT HUNTING AT LAC LA BELLE

MARY BERG WITH PAUL HAATAJA...THEY LOOK KINDA HAPPY, EH?

POTLUCK AT THE CASITA
FRONT, MARIE COOPER, JOYCE USITALO, MARGARET BENDA, BARB GRANROTH
BACK: CAROL ESKOLA, NANCY LUOMA, JULIE KANGAS, CAROL JURMU, JUDY ROEPKE,
ANNA ANTTILA, LYNN SHERMAN, VERNA DAAVETTILA, ANGIE JUNTTILA, MARIA STUROS

Saturday, June 25, 2016

SCHLATTER'S WEEKEND WITH A COUPLE HUNDRED BOYS AND MEN, AN ANNUAL CAMPING TRIP OFF THE TIP OF THE KEWEENAW

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GRANDSON BRANNON TOROLA (CARL & BETH'S) CARVING....ALSO FISHING, SINGING, TELLING TALES, SWIMMING, EATING SMORES, AND SO MUCH MORE....NOT TO MENTION THE ABSOLUTE FUN!!




2016 SCHLATTER'S LAKE PICS FROM BRIAN H.




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NOW DOES THAT LOOK LIKE FUN, ER DOES THAT LOOK LIKE FUN?  THIS MUST BE "CAMBODIA" WHERE THE YOUNGIES FEAR TO GO, AND WHERE YOU GET YOUR FACE BLACKED!