Tuesday, September 12, 2017

THANKS TO THE POKORNOWSKI'S FOR THESE GREAT PICS OF THE FINN OPEN, 2017
WOW, WHAT A THRILL, A HOLE IN ONE!!!

THE YOUNG WINNERS (hope u can read the names)

                                                   (click to enlarge)
SENIOR CHAMPS....WOW, I NEVER KNEW THEY WERE SENIORS!

GREAT HAPPENINGS IN RUNNEBERG (MENAHGA, SEBEKA)....ENLARGING THE CHURCH

THANKS, DAVIN TOROLA FOR THE PICS....MORE COMING







SO, YEAH, WE GOLF, TOO...WE GOLFED PORTAGE, STOPPED AT SUOMI FOR PANCAKES
AND THE WAITRESS NOTICED OUR SHIRTS, SHE THOUGHT WE DID IT ON PURPOSE
BUT WE DIDN'T. SHE TOOK OUR PIC ....BRIAN TOROLA (DAVE'S) GOLFED W US...FUN, OF COURSE

NOW WE ARE AT WYANDOTTE (OMER'S) GOLF COURSE...TWO BOYS HIT THE BARN ON NO. 9, AND BEHIND THE TREE IS TREVOR TOROLA, WHO ACTUALLY HIT THE BALL OUT OF THERE!!!

HERE'S THE OTHER BARN DENTER, LOWELL TOROLA, GETTING READY FOR A SHOT
TREVOR HOLDING HIS GOLF BAG

THIS IS BRANNON TOROLA, MID-SHOT
WE SURE DID GOLF OUR BUNS OFF THE PAST MONTH....IM GONNA BE SAD WHEN ALL MY BOYS GET JOBS.  WE USED TO HAVE SEVEN, AND IT HAS WHITTLED DOWN TO THREE.....

Thursday, August 31, 2017

COULD THIS REALLY BE CARJIE TOROLA AND DEAN OR? HONKALA
A FEW YEARS AGO....FOUND THEM ON THIS COMPUTER, SO PETE TOOK THIS PIC

WENT TO BLACK CREEK IN CEDAR BAY WITH BRIAN TOROLA (JEAN) IN THIS HERE FANCY SCHMANCY MACHINE

A LITTLE DIFFERENT ANGLE OF BLACK CREEK

KRISTEN AHO WITH GRAMPA CHESTER YLITALO

OUR CALUMET CONFIRMATION CLASS...I THINK 87? 2017

ALL TOROLA COUSINS AT CONFO
CHARLIE KANGAS, BRANNON TOROLA, HANS, EVA, TREVOR TOROLA, WAYLON HYRKAS, ANTTI HELMINEN, NATE HILLSTROM

FULTON BUDS...DAVE TAIVALKOSKI AND BILL LAHTI

LOOKS LIKE DAVISON FAMILY VACATION TIME
WHATS WITH THE RABBIT IN THE MIDDLE WITH THE CAP ON?

LENNY (PRE HAIRCUT) JANIE, ME AND BRIAN TOROLA'S (DAVE AND ANN)

SURPRISE, DON!  FROM FB...DON AND LORRETTA PENNALA FAMILY

Monday, August 21, 2017

Double wedding reception for Darlene and Tomas Rojas who were married in Nicaragua, and Julia and Jake Aho, who were married last Friday in Lac La Belle.  Reception is at Calumet church, next Sunday, August 27, 3pm to 7.. all are welcome.

Saturday, August 19, 2017

pics FROM JULIA AND JAKE'S WEDDING






JULIA HELMINEN (MARGIE AND BRIAN) AND JAKE AHO (ANNA AND DAVE)
GOT MARRIED AT LAC LABELLE FRI., AUG. 19. 20
ATTENDANTS, BECKY SAARI AND BRIAN HALONEN

BECKY AND JULIA DRESSING THE ARCH

CAPTAIN BRIAN TOOK THE AHO'S FISHING...17 FISH IN ALL
THEY HAD A GREAT TIME, BEFORE THE WEDDING

BRIAN SINGING TO THE AHO GRANDBABY...(HE KEPT STARING AT BRIAN...CUTE)

ME AND VERNA (GRANDMA'S) WITH JULIA AND JAKE

THE SUN CAME OUT HALF AN HOUR BEFORE THE WEDDING...WHAT A BEAUTIFUL SETTING, PLUS AN EAGLE FLYING IN THE DISTANCE
THE CASITA PROVIDED FLOWERS ON THE TABLE, AND MY KEYBOARD DID SOME MUSIC.

THE HELLMINEN SISTERS ALL MADE IT TO THE WEDDING...EVELYN, ANDREA, JULIA, JOYCE AND DARLENE

Monday, August 7, 2017

PAUL HAATAJA AND MARY BERG WEDDING IN CALUMET, 2017

MARY, PAUL, AND CINDY (paul's mom)

RON HAATAJA AND SON PAUL (groom)

CAROL AND RUSSELL BERG, PARENTS OF MARY

CALVIN HELMINEN (MARGIE AND BRIAN'S) AND MARIKA ABBOTT {MIKE AND KATHY} ARE ENGAGED, WEDDING ON MARCH 10...{cal has been my "calvinator", fixing and answering all the modern hi tech questions and probs... and helping out at the casita...he's a gardener, just like his papa, Pete}}

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UNCLE WES, 96 YEARS YOUNG!!!

Thursday, August 3, 2017

WALLY TOROLA'S RIG, NODAK

MY DEAR FRIEND, BERTHA (KANNIANEN) ANDERSON

LITTLE PRAIRIE GIRL...ELEANOR (thanks, trudi haataja)

MONTHLY FEEDMILL GANG...DON, WES, ME, JUDY(missing Carol Jurmu)
BANANA CREAM PIE...I DO NOT SHARE W ANYBODY

JOYCE USITALO (having a good chuckle)

HUNGARIAN FALLS DAY...JOYCE, BRIAN, MARGIE HELMINEN, ME, DARLENE AND TOMAS ROJAS, FRONT CORINNA HAVERINEN

GIVE 'ER TAR, DAN (SHADOW) JOHNSON
(in the excercise/library room at park ave/)

LEO AND BRUCE HELMINEN...TINKERING

FUTURE PIANIST, MARI HELMINEN SINGING ABC SONG

Saturday, July 22, 2017

AWESOME....(CLICK TO ENLARGE)

.THIS LIL GUY IS FISHING IN A PAIL
 EMILY AND TOM HALONEN'S SON (thanks for pic, Mikko)

MY SON DAVE'S BIRTHDAY....(front: brian, dave, berg boy, paul
middle.pete, maddie,, bk row..trevor, lenny, ann, cade (wally's)

DAVE LEPPA, PHIL KIVISTO

DARLENE L., CAROLYN K, AGGIE K, JOYCE H.
(thanks maria s. for pic)

EVA AND CARL HELMINEN GANG (thanks, brita haapala)

ONCE IN A WHILE, WE HAVE A HOT DAY IN THE C.C., SO WE GOTTA GO AND COOL OFF IN AHMEEK WITH ICE CREAM....JOYCE HELMINEN WITH ME.

CALVIN HELMINEN, RODNEY HAVERINEN, ANTTI AND STAN HELMINEN

CADE TOROLA AND ME


MATT AND ELAINE KIILUNEN GANG...KIDS WERE DRESSED AFTER THE  PARENTS "HOUSE DRESS"......HOUSECOAT FOR THE GIRLS, TSHIRT AND JEANS FOR THE GUYS...(if i got it right, it is a wedding anniversary party at Traverse)
(thanks again, brita)

LUNCH AT THE HUT:  MARIANNE PETERSON, MARIA STUROS, DIANE PETERSON, ME, ESTHER TOROLA, LORRAINE TOROLA, JUDY HAATAJA