Friday, November 21, 2014

HEY, Y'ALL!!  OUR ANNUAL OLD FASHIONED CHRISTMAS BAZAAR IS TOMORROW....SATURDAY, 10AM TO 2PM!!!
I AM HAVING A GOOD SALE....$500 PAINTINGS FOR $200 (24 X 36")  (ONLY TWO OF THESE)
PAINTINGS FROM $125 TO $225 ARE UNDER $100....FROM 18 X 24" TO 5 X 7........GONNA MOOOOOOVE EM!  CALUMET H.S. GYM!

Saturday, November 15, 2014

OUT WITH THE KIDS WHEN WE WUZ YOUNG...LOOKS LIKE SOME OLDER LADIES, LIKE WE ARE NOW ARE WITH US...I SEE CELIA PETERSON, ALMA ANDERSON, HELEN BYLKAS
TAKEN AT RICHIE GRANROTH'S HOUSE IN THE 50'S

IN MID-SEPT., 2014, DORIS HUHTA INVITED EVERYBODY TO COME TO HER DAUGHTER'S CAMP IN EAGLE RIVER, POT LUCK....AWESOME, CUTE, PRIVATE PLACE.  WE HAD A GOOD TIME, EATS, SING, LAUGH, ETC.  DORIS HAD US "CATAGORIZED" INTO AGE GROUPS FOR OUR PICTURES.  HERE'S THE 90 YEAR OLDS...INA NORDSTROM AND ETHEL ESKOLA

THE 80 YEAR OLDS: FRONT, PAULINE HEINONEN, LIL KILPELA, MARGARET BENDA, RUTH JURMU.  BK ROW, CAROL JURMU, DORIS HUHTA, RUTH PIETILA, ANNA ANTTILA

NOW FOR THE 70 YEAR OLD  YOUNG'UNS:  LANA HEINONEN, ELEANOR HARMALA, MARYJO GRANROTH, ELLEN TOROLA

LAST BUT NOT LEAST, THE "KIDS"...60 YEAR OLD JUDY ANDERSON, BEATRICE LAHNALA, AND REALLY REALLY YOUNG, LYNN JUNTTILA SHERMAN

LEARNING TO KNIT SESSION AT MY HOUSE:  MADDIE AND LIZZIE TOROLA....MADDIE IS HAVING A DIFFICULT TIME (OR I AM) TRYING TO TEACH A LEFT HANDER.  LIZZIE CAUGHT ON, AND IS EAGER TO KNIT A SCARF.

UNCLE WES KANGAS, 92 FEISTY YEARS OLD
HE'S HAPPY CUZ WE ARE PLAYING DOMINOES


JUST LOOKED AT MY COUNTER FOR HITS ON THIS HOMELESS PAGE, WHICH PETE STARTED, AND I TOOK OVER A COUPLE YEARS BEFORE HE PASSED AWAY....I USUALLY GET FROM 900 TO 1200 HITS A WEEK, SOMETIMES A TON MORE.  THE COUNT AT THE MOMENT IS 1,023,843...SO PERHAPS I WILL KEEP ON DOING THIS FOR A WHILE?

Saturday, November 8, 2014

HAVE PATIENCE...SOME MORE TOROLA POT LUCK, SEPT 28
LANA HYRKAS, KATHY TARNOWSKI, ANN TOROLA

AMINA TARNOWSKI, IDA-LIISA HAATAJA

FRONT: KRIS TERVO, MARGIE HELMINEN
2ND R: LYNN TOROLA, ANN TOROLA, JOANNE TAIVALKOSKI, JEAN TOROLA,
TRUDY HAATAJA, KATHY TARNOWSKI, LANA HYRKAS

2014 ANNUAL ROIKO LADIES WEEKEND, IN LAWS AND OUTLAWS
I THINK THIS IS THE ORDER LEMPI GAVE ME: FRONT: PATTI ISAACSON, EMILY KERANEN, BRENDA LAFOREST, CONNIE HELPI, NICHOLE ROIKA
BK ROW:HOLLY ROIKO, LIZ KERANEN, LEMPI ROIKO, ANN BIMBERG, ANNA KOMPPA, LAURA KERO, SWEN STURROCK

BROTHER JERRY KANGAS'S WHATCHACALLET...DUNE BUGGY, RACESTER, HOTROD???
I CRAWLED IN, VERY CAREFULLY JUST TO GET MY PIC TAKEN.  SHEEESH!

FOUR LITTLE GIRLS AT CHURCH...JUST WHEN I WAS READY TO TAKE THE PICTURE, I SAW THAT THE SUN WAS TOO BRIGHT FOR THEM....TOO LATE.  CUTE, ANYWAY.


ME, GR/GRAMMA AND SAWYER HYRKAS (GLEN AND SHANNA), AND ALLI HYRKAS (WAYNE AND TESSA)

END OF SUMMER DINING AT THE HUT:  TOROLA GANG

Tuesday, October 28, 2014

MIRIAM HOOVER BIRTHDAY DINNER IN MRQT. IN SEPT.  OVER 200 RELLIES THERE.  THESE ARE THE OLDIES:  FIRST ROW, MIRIAM, MICHAEL LEPPEN (MANAGER FOR MIRIAM), VIRGINIA HEINONEN:  BK:  RUTH DAVISON, VERNA DAAVETTILA, CAROL JURMU, DON DAAVETTILA, HELEN DAAVETTILA, SUE WITTENBERG, MARYJEAN DAAVETTILA
MIRIAM IS NOW 101 YEARS OLD.

SONG SERVICES AT LAURIUM HOUSING
FRONT:  AL DAVIDSON, LYNN WOODFORD, MARIE COOPER, BARB GRANROTH
BK: NEIL HERMANSON (NEW RESIDENT THERE), UNCLE WES KANGAS, ARNE AND MARIANNE PETERSON, CAROL JURMU, DICK WOODFORD
NICE TO SING CHURCH SONGS ONCE A MONTH THERE...3RD THURS., COME SING, Y/ALL

MORE TOROLA POTLUCK...BILL IS TRYING TO COVER HIS FACE AGAIN!

MORE BOYS IN THE CHOW LINE

TWO EXECUTIVES, ROSS YLITALO, ROGER HAATAJA

CALUMET HIGH SCHOOL HOMECOMING PARADE

GR/DAUGHTER MADDIE TOROLA AND JANNA ISAACSON

AL DAVIDSON AND AL ANDERSON HAVING A BITE TO EAT AT KALEVA CAFE IN HANCOCK.  THEY DISCOVERED THAT ONE OF THE PATRONS PAID FOR THEIR MEAL.  NO IDEA WHO.  WE HEAR THAT IS HAPPENING ALL OVER THE U.S.A.    NICE.

Tuesday, October 21, 2014

THE FOLLOWING PICS WERE TAKEN AT KRISTEN AND EJ TERVO'S HOUSE ON A BEAUTIFUL FALL AFTERNOON, SEPT. 28, 2014. TOROLA RELLIES POTLUCK. A GOOD TIME WAS HAD BY ALL.





AMINA & LILA TARNOWSKI AND EMMA YLITALO

IN LINE FOR GRUB

AMY YLITALO, NINA AND ISIS TOROLA

US OLDIES.  BUT ANYWAY WE GOT TO GO FIRST IN LINE, SO THERE!
MAIJA TOLKKINEN, ME, LANA HEINONEN, JUDY HAATAJA

I HOPE BILL TOLKKINEN SEES THIS, CUZ HE WILL NOT HAVE HIS PIC TAKEN IF HE SEES A CAMERA.  GOTCHA, BILL!

MORE GRUB LINES






Wednesday, October 15, 2014

Two young ladies will be turning the big "40" on October 23. Send them a Nd card if u know them...would be fun if they got 40 cards.


Bonnie Johnson, Carolyn Kovalas daughter.
Address is 28 so. 4th ave,  Winneconne, Wi  54986

The other is Ron & Deb Rousu's daughter, Larissa Barta
320 3rd  st S, Delano, Mn...55328