Monday, January 31, 2011

Roger, baby Sela & Susie Pennala, baptized yesterday in church

Saturday, January 29, 2011

more torola pics. from last sun. potluck

Lizzie Torola, Amina Tarnowski, & Oriana Torola

Ann Torola, Peg Leudeman

Yes, this is the way it goes, says Phil Ylitalo

Few more hockey players at the bicentennial last mo.

Thursday, January 27, 2011

Old photo from finland

Torola's: front, Ellen & Chester Ylitalo, Bill & Maija Tolkkinen
Bk: Leo & Esther Torola, Al & Rea Torola

Why on earth is Esther creeping up on Leo with the knife?

Torola's: front, Ed & Lana Heinonen, me
Bk: Bob & Lorraine Torola, Judy & Jack Haataja

Jeff Leudeman, Ross Ylitalo, Roger Haataja

Torola cousins, Steve Tarnowski, Dave Taivalkoski, Brian Hellminen & Bruce

Torola cousins powow

Torola cousins at a potluck at Taivalkoski's, good get together Sunday

Tuesday, January 25, 2011

my 73rd b/d party at dave & ann's...w. some of the gr/kids

At my b/d party: Pieti, Helminen, Helppi, Torola, Torola, Ylitalo, Torola

Monday, January 24, 2011

Sewing club, Betty Halonen, Norma Anderson with their "sewing..."
and Ethel Eskola with her knitting.
At our sewing club, Jeanette and Marianne in Jan.

Two executives, Vinnie Niemela & Phil Sturos

Friday, January 21, 2011

Ellen's brother Jerry Kangas, son David Torola, cousin Dave Raudio, cousin Pete Anttila
Johnson's, Reopke, Loukus, Hill and a couple others!

Thursday, January 20, 2011

Brannon Torola's birthday party....another collapsed pyramid!

Eva's funeral is monday Jan. 24 at 11AM

Tuesday, January 18, 2011

Photo taken by Ellen Ylitalo, Ellen & Pete at their Casita

Monday, January 17, 2011

Trudy & Roger's kids, Irving & Iida-Liisa, just came in from outside, covered with snow, with rosy cheeks!

Saturday, January 15, 2011

Tippy Canoe and Tyler TWO (Missy & Mikes')

Kirby Frantti, Bob Lean, Ray Halonen

Grace & Bob after the annual Causeway Walk, So. Padre Island, Tx

Guys at Joyce's condo gathering: Jim, John, Cliff, Charlie, Bob & Vincent

Joyce Usitalo's condo: Joyce, Marcy, grace, Carol, Ruthann, Noreen & Florence
in so. Padre island, texas

Tuesday, January 11, 2011

Hockey players at the "Bi", Dec.
Goalie, Mark Oja
Whoops, at theBi....

Ice Action at the "Bi", Dec.

Ice Action at the "Bi", December

Friday, January 7, 2011

Welcoming baby boy Ken, Julie and Tom Helppi and family

Baby Ken Helppi at his baptism

Few more Christmas time pictures

Trevor Torola is starting to eat his house

Getting creative

Gotta construct just right, Brian (Torola)

Ann Torola & kids on a horse & sleigh ride in Calumet

Missy (hyrkas), Mike and Tyler, too (Lupinski)

George Peterson (Diane wife) of Delano, Minn., passed away last night.

Wednesday, January 5, 2011

Menahga Carpenters

We had a small showing on account of the weather. The furthest travelers came from a mile away. But we had such an awesome good time that we plan on doing this again next year!

please send me pics. of your new babies, baptisms, weddings, great pics.....i will post them! thanks

Monday, January 3, 2011

Few more Colorado pics

Carrie & Deck and family at Tina's wedding, Oct., 2010, Colorado

Elk all over, looking for grass
more scenery in the rockies

The Hermanson kids: Judy Eskola, Neil Hermanson, Betty Halonen

Winter beauty out my living room window