Saturday, January 16, 2016

44 and 118 years ago today

On a cold January 16, 1972, I was baptized at First Lutheran Church in Butterfield, MN. 74 years before that on January 16, 1898, Nels Martin Pierson was born in Skane, Sweden. I'm sure he was born in his home. Today feels much the same as it did 44 years ago. I wonder what the weather was like in 1898 in Skane...
Nels is sitting on the couch next to his grandson, Kurt. I'm the little girl in pink opening a gift.

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