Wednesday, February 23, 2011

I am going to visit my older sister Jane, in Florida tomorrow, the 24th...then to son Reino's in So. Carolina and will be home March 15. I will try to post pics from their computers, but not promising. Ellen
Clyde Randell, marquette, got this 26" steelhead-rainbow (I think that's what he said) in the Chocolay River..beautiful fish, but what a beautiful spot!

Sunday, February 20, 2011

Jim & Myra Moyryla and son

Bk row...Nina Torola, Mike & Tyler Lupinski (my gr/son-in-law), front row, Jenna Tarnowski, Josephine and Oriana Torola

Darryl Haverinen (Andrea & Loren's) and baby girl of Lars & Amanda Helminen
Kissin cousins
Abby & Lars Helminen, and lil brudder Zach

Mikko & Brita Halonen, and ??? Kangas & Phil Kivisto

bunch of bachelors!

Sarah Kangas Birthday party...those attending were Hazel Aderson, Heidi Helppi, Sarah Anderson, Ella Newman, Carly Loukus, Kea Anderson, Raena Kangas, Dawn Oja and Jayanne Kangas...they frosted their own cupcakes and made pizza...what a fun thing to do for a birthday party! Sarah is Edney and Betsy's daughter.
each one rolled their own pizza

Saturday, February 19, 2011

Pres. Obama in airforce one, landing in marquette last wk. (2/2011)

Friday, February 18, 2011

See how beautiful our winters are? This is clyde randell on their property in woodland location, calumet
Joe and Betty Randell, Maija & Bill Tolkkinen, Grace & Bob Niemela, in Donna, TX

Wednesday, February 16, 2011

? on the left, Kay Bezotte, Shirley Josephson

Amanda & Ken Isaacson & kids

Kate & Glen Kilpela

Judy Storm, Esther Torola

Friday, February 11, 2011

who lives in minnesota?????

Its winter in Minnesota & the gentle breezes blow
70 miles an hour, & 52 below
Oh how I love Minnesota, when the snow's up to your butt
You take a breath of winter air & your nose is frozen shut.
Yes, the weather here is wunnerful, you may think i'm a fool
I could never leave Minnesota, cuz I am frozen to my stool!
Janet & Aaron Storm, in So. Padre Island, TX
Helminen kids; Davin, Lynn, Brian, Janine, Carol & Sharon

Sharon Junttila, Brian & Melissa Peterson

Mark & Christine Kangas, Mpls.
Clyde and Karen Randell waved to the Obama motorcade...said they waved, but didn't see anybody wave back

Thursday, February 10, 2011

Pres. Barack Obama visited Marquette, Mich. today

This is as close as I got, thru a our community room where I live. The jet he arrived in was huge and impressive. So were all the secret service men.

Sunday, February 6, 2011

So. Padre Texas ladies

more So. Padre gang

Gotta take a break from hockey!

Getting ready to make a few goals

Janie and Lenny Torola at the Bi

Larson brudders at the Bi, hockey night

Lil Loukus's
Russell Helminen showing the size of his new rug.

Russell Helminen, Alaska resident w. wife Katrina...with his trophy grizzl
y bear rug!
Cuties at church...I think they are Nelson, Nelson, Halonen, Hendrickson and Halonen??


Wednesday, February 2, 2011

Blizzard, the mascot, with Calvin Helminen at Tech Hockey game
Bunch of my sweethearts at church...Helminen's, Torola's, Tervo, Anderson, Haataja

Lenny Hill at the T's potluck

Ann & Margie at the T's potluck

The Halonen gang, birthday party for Paul (middle, brown shirt)

Tim & Andrea Taivalkoski & baby Otto in Alaska