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Name the Founding Father who did WHAT???!!!

Lucky you! Here’s a fun and easy quiz for you. Which founding father of the United States: Went about naked (in his chambers, thank goodness) every morning with the windows open? Desired to discover a substance that would render the … Continue reading

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My Swede-Finn grandparents and their family in Minnesota

I am mesmerized–mesmerized, I say–with this story of my Swede-Finn grandparents, their family, and what life was like in Minnesota for them. The story was written by my wonderful aunt, Grace (Overfors) Johnson. Here’s how it begins: “Proving” a homestead … Continue reading

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