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Sandra Smith
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Tombstone Tuesday - Zimri Hobson
Sugar Creek Chapel Cemetery Stockland, Iroquois, Illinois " Zimri Hobson died at his family residence on Grant Avenue, Tuesday afternoon at 2:30 o'clock, of Bright's disease.  The deceased was the son of Andrew and Ruthea Hobson and was born in Highland Cou...

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On This Day - January 23, 1862
On This Day....January 23,1862, my 2x great grandparents, Lars O. Olstad and Margaret (Margith) Gunderson were married in La Crosse, Wisconsin. Lars, born in Ringsaker, Hedmark, Norway, immigrated with his parents, Ole Haagensen and Anna Hansdatter, and sis...

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My Attempt at My First Sweater: Cropped Raglan Cardigan: The Body
I am making progress, I have completed one more step in My First Sweater. I have finished the body. Now it is on to the sleeves. I will need to put the sleeve back onto the needle and knit for a couple more inches and then do the K2 P2 ribbing.

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Funeral Card Friday - Florence Bassett
IN MEMORY OF FLORENCE S. BASSETT DATE OF BIRTH April 4, 1907  Billings, Montana DATE OF DEATH November 20, 1986  Spokane, Washington FUNERAL SERVICE Saturday, November 22, 1986  2:00 p.m. United Church of Christ Chewelah, Washington OFFICIATING Reverend Pet...

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Military Monday - Regulations For Chauffeurs (Frank P Smith) World War I
Headquaters S  O.  S. REGULATIONS FOR CHAUFFEURS 1.  Drivers are responsible for careful driving and compliance with the traffic rules herein prescribed.  They will prevent all men from riding on the fenders, running-boards and tops of their trucks. 2. the ...

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My Attempt At My First Sweater: Cropped Raglan Cardigan: Shaping the body and Divide for sleeves
I am well on my way with my first sweater.  I was able to "shape the body"  and then I "divided" for the sleeves. This is the first time that I used a piece of waste yarn to put stitches on. Thanks to the video tutorial from Very Pink Knits I was able to ge...

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Obituary Sunday - Florence Bassett
FLORENCE BASSETT FLORENCE S. BASSETT, 79, died Thursday, November 20, 1986 at Spokane, Washington.  She was born April 4, 1907 at Billings, Montana.  Florence married her first husband, William Wickenkamp June, 1930.  He preceded her in death December, 1970...

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My Attempt at My First Sweater: Cropped Raglan Cardigan: Cast On and Collar
I am attempting to knit my "first" sweater. I thought that this pattern would be a good one to start with. It is knitted from the collar down and has raglan sleeves. This is a free pattern on ravelry. I also belong to the Beginner's Knit-Along group. This w...

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On This Day - December 16, 1861
On This Day.... One hundred and fifty-fours years ago, my Great grandmother, Elisabeth Drollner, was born.  Here is an article that appeared in the Casper Tribune Herald in 1953 when she celebrated her 93rd birthday. MRS. ANDREAS WICKENKAMP CELBRATES 93RD B...

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Thriller Thursday: Knocked To The Floor By Sharp Thunder Clap
8 June 1909 Anaconda Standard (Anaconda, MT) Tue., Page 1 KNOCKED TO THE FLOOR BY SHARP THUNDER CLAP    Billings, June 7. -- While engaged in setting the table for the noon meal, Miss June Gardner, daughter of Mr. and Mrs. Charles I. Gardner of 410 North Tw...
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