Thursday, May 26, 2016

RECENT PIC OF ALASKA LITTLE ONES...HELMINEN'S (GORDON, ROGER, RUSSELL) AND ASIALA GIRLS  2016

IS IT MORE FUN IN ALASKA, OR WHAT?  BABYSHOWER FOR KATRINA AND EMILY...WEAR A HAT, HAVE FUN!

NOT TOO GOOD A PIC....OUR KIDS, PETE, STEVE ROZICH,  AND NEIGHBORHOOD KIDS MAKING HAY YEARS AGO....THOSE WERE THE DAYS! (click to enlarge)

PETE AND ELLEN TOROLA (8TH BIRTHDAY AT THE HUT)

SUNDAY SCHOOL PHOTO, PROBABLY WHEN I WAS IN 4TH GRADE...I HAPPENED TO BE SICK ON THIS DAY SO IM NOT IN IT.  BUT YOU WILL KNOW MANY HERE.....THE OLDER ONES ARE ALL PASSED AWAY, AND US YOUNGIES ARE GRANDMA AND GRANDPA'S.  SEVERAL OUR AGE HAVE ALSO PASSED AWAY.  MANY STILL IN FAITH, AND SOME NO LONGER. PETE IS  THIRD ROW, RIGHT STRIPED SWEATER, SECOND FROM END..  (click to enlarge)

Tuesday, May 17, 2016

THIS IS RAY BJORKLAND FROM BRIGHTON, MI.  HE IS ONE OF THE "COFFEE BUNCH".  HE WILL BE 90 YEARS OLD ON MAY 24.  MAKE HIS DAY AND SEND HIM A BIRTHDAY CARD AT THIS ADD:  963 WOODRIDGE HILL DR., BRIGHTON, MI 48116

MALLORY TOROLA AND JORDAN ANDERSON GOT MARRIED LAST WEEKEND IN BETSY AT THE PAUL ANDERSON CAMP.  PARENTS SHOWN ARE MY SON CARL AND BETH TOROLA WITH THE NEWLY MARRIEDS.  JORDAN'S PARENTS WERE THERE, TOO...BECKY AND DOUG ANDERSON. (MAY, 2016)

WEDDING OF STEVEN PINONIEMI TO LAURA RANDALL, 4/23/2016 IN MPLS.
PARENTS MARTHA AND DEAN RANDALL. STEVEN'S PARENTS ARE MARTHA AND GERALD PINONIEMI.

WEDDING OF EMILY PARKS TO BOBBY DAAVETTILA
(PARENTS BETH AND WARREN PARKS, BOB AND LISA DAAVETTILA)

WARREN AND BETH PARKS...HOWELL CHURCH 2016

BRITA PIETILA MARRIED PATRICK YLITALO RECENTLY IN HOWELL
PARENTS DAVID & ? PIETILA AND MARI AND ROSS YLITALO

ELINA HILL, HEIDI HARMALA, EMILY ANDERSON, KRISTINA HILL

ALIE BJORN, SIENNA ANDERSON, JOELYN GOULETTE, MADDIE TOROLA

Monday, May 9, 2016

PAUL ANDERSON'S FAMILY AT HIS FUNERAL

KIERA JOHNSON, SELENA AND KURT'S GIRL

GRANDSON BENJAMIN ANDERSON, LEAH'S SON, AND I THIS SPRING

60TH BIRTHDAY BASH FOR RAYMOND (DECKER) HYRKAS

GIRLS AT CHURCH

GRETA AND KEN ANDERSON FROM COKATO

LOWELL TOROLA'S BIRTHDAY...WITH HIS BUDDIES

MIKKO AND BRITA HALONEN'S FAMILLY

MARIANNE AND ARNE PETERSON'S GANG...ALL THERE BUT STEVEN

SARAH AND RALPH SHEFFER'S GANG AT THEIR 50TH WEDDING ANNIVERSARY LAST SUMMER

HOLDING UP THE WEDDING FINERY....WONDER WHY THEY DIDN'T PUT THEM ON! (CHUCKLE, CHUCKLE)  SARAH, CHRISTINE AND BRITA

Monday, April 25, 2016

charlie kangas, calvin helminen, paul kangas

ME AND UNCLE WES KANGAS "WORKING" AT DESIGNOTYPE PRINTERS, STUFFING FLYERS THIS PAST WINTER

SOME MORE OF THE CREW AT D/TYPE..JOYCE, BRUCE AND ANTTI HELMINEN

MY VERY GOOD FRIENDS FROM COKATO, THELMA AND FRED HALONEN

Add caption

ZACK AND ELSA TERVO WEDDING LAST SUMMER 2016

ELSA'S MOM, CINDY HYRKAS

KRISTEN AND EJ TERVO, ZACK'S PARENTS

Sunday, April 17, 2016

HELMINEN BOYS GIVING THE LITTLES RIDES ON THE HOMER DOCK


KATRINA AND LILY HELMINEN (RUSSELL'S)

PAINTING I DID IN MY TRAVEL BOOK OF THE SEAPLANE LAKE
(don't know if i posted this before)

PLANES COMING IN EVERY TWO MINUTES OVER OUR HEADS/AK

BECKY ANDERSON AND GIRLS AND GR/KIDS
(i figured out how to snatch pictures off facebook...nice pic!)

BIRTHDAY PARTY FOR VERNA D. IN FLORIDA:  (names mixed up) VERNA, DAVIN, BRENDA, TYLER & KATHLEEN DAAVETTILA, COLLEEN DUNSTAN, TINA HELMINEN, KEN AND ANNIE HELMINEN,  WESLEY & COLTON ISAACSON, JULIE HELMINEN, REUBEN AHO (MAR. 20, 2016)

Tuesday, April 12, 2016

HOMER SUNSET

BRUCE HELMNEN ON ONE OF THE MANY STATIONARY BIKES AROUND HOMER, BY THE BIKE ASSOCIATIO

HELMINEN BOYS...CALVIN, ANTTI, STAN AND BRUCE

oops...MORE ALASKA... PICS FROM HOMER, ALASKA

RUSSELL SCOUTING FOR M00SE. 0N OUR WAY TO HOMER

FISHING IN HOMER AT 7AM..BRIAN AND MARGIE

LORETTA, ANASTIINA AND ME AT A WOOD CARVER'S PLACE

ME, ANASTIINA AND DARLENE ROJAS(HELMINEN) CHECKING OUT THE TIDEPOOLS TO SEE IF THERE ARE ANY CRITTERS...JUST A JELLYFISH...LOOK, NO SNOW IN DEC. IN HOMER

REGAL EAGLE 

COASTGUARD

OLD BOAT, WHICH SOMEONE LIVES IN IN THE "BOAT GRAVEYARD"
EAGLE ON THE LEFT POLE

BEAUTIFUL HARBOR

OOPS, AVERY HELMINEN GOT A LITTLE WET...TIDE COMING IN

AWESOME SCENERY