Tuesday, November 30, 2010

any more memories of Peter? I KNOW there are still a lot out there!

wreath-making at Pearl Loukus's, 11-30-10

Julie Kangas and me....pearl went tramping in the snowy woods and picked all this greenery for us. It was my first time in this art and I enjoyed every minute...fun, fun conversation, laugh, coffee, etc.
Sarah Sheffer and Betty Halonen

Pearl Loukus, master wreath-maker and jack of all trades

Helen Pennala & Julie Kangas

Finished products, we all went home happy.

Me feeding the chickadees out of my apt. window! My favorite bird!

Sunday, November 28, 2010

seen out my living room window....look at the snow behind the fence....and this is only nov. 27th...we ain't seen nothin' yet!

Thursday, November 25, 2010

Turkey Day at Margie & Brian Helminen's with walt's, dan's families and me ...the 2nd group of pics is a visit at Carl & Beth's later

Leo, Heidi and Dan and cassie

Margie and Brian

Isis, Darlene, Nina and Joyce

Josie, Amie and Oriana

Walt, me and Roger at Helminen's

Julia and Rowena getting the whipping cream ready for the 7 pies!

Ellen and newest great/grson, Grady Kurt Johnson

Marisa Torola & bf Jim Dowd

my greatgranddaughter Kiera Johnson, all dressed up and no place to go!

Helen Anderson and grandbaby Grady

Paul Anderson at Carl and Beth's on turkey day

Pam, Carl and Brenan Torola

Lowell, Malory Torola and niece Kiera Johnson

Kurt Johnson (Selina) and new baby Grady

Anderson, torola, taivalkoski, torola, helminen????

Wednesday, November 24, 2010

Karen Johnson w. daughters and gr/son...shopping on saturday, and hadda stop at the Hut for sustenance.
Nancy Larson, smiling and efficient General Office Manager of Designotype Printers, Inc.
Just ask her anything and she'll give you the answer! And does everything right!

daughter Margaret Helminen, Trudy Haataja, Marce Halonen

Cheryl Kangas, Cindy Hyrkas

Monday, November 22, 2010

Pics from the "old Fashioned bazaar" saturday...if you weren't there, you really missed out!

Cathy Lahti, selling her beautiful
birds-eye maple necklaces at the old fashioned bazaar sat.
Bob Niemela and Dave Juntti, waiting for their ladies while they shopped like mad at the bazaar

Carla Bekkala, Anna Anttila and Julie Kangas, shopping like mad at the bazaar!

Lynn Mortberg and kids "shopping like mad" at the Bazaar

Joyce usitalo, selling her wonderful pottery

The Basket girls at the Old Fashioned Bazaaar...Dolly Luoma, Kay, Susan (nee Isaacson) and daughter

Saturday, November 20, 2010

Sarah Kariniemi and girls, ready to sell a bunch of bakery and jam at the "old fashioned bazaar" in Calumet...17 years for the bazaar already! If you weren't there, you missed out!
Seems to me, Gary Anderson was telling Wally about his deer hunting experience: There I was, and there the deer was, about 200 feet from me, a BIG one with a good sized rack! I was so excited, I got a good bead on it, like this, and POW! Maggie's drawers!

Wednesday, November 17, 2010

now the deer hunting stories start!

Steve Torola's first buck, a "fork" at about 150#
shot in Keweenaw county...(did he really shoot it or is he taking a ride on it?)

Tuesday, November 16, 2010

Between Betsy and LacLabelle...24 x 36 acrylic

Blueberry pickin' time, 8 x 10 watercolor

Lady Slippers, watercolor

If you have a good pic. of people of our gang, e-mail it to me and I'll post it...ellen

Bunch of Keranen girls, with their kids...

Mr. Berg and baby

Couple of Harmala sweethearts

Friday, November 12, 2010

We all ate at the Loading Zone last Sunday::::

Bob Westola
Jean and Jack Winquist

Bob & Elaine Lean

Lana Heinonen

Grace and bob Niemela