Category Archives: Denmark

Immanuel Larsen was born in Nebraska in 1897

In May of 2010, Grant and I were preparing for a nine-state road trip which would take us south from Minnesota on I-29 to Omaha; west across Nebraska on I-80, with a planned historical/family heritage stop in Aurora, NB, for … Continue reading

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Grandpa Soren died this afternoon: June 13, 1956

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Mom and I were at the regular Ladies Aid meeting at a neighboring farm where they had a phone. I was playing quietly with my friends and then the phone call drew a line through the middle of the afternoon. … Continue reading

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Danes Just Don’t Like Fighting

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Palle Lauring has a two-page discussion in A History of Denmark* in which he analyzes the historical reluctance of Danes to spend material, men or money in the interest of a constant state of military defense. This missing piece in the essential business of self-preservation … Continue reading

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Water…..Cool, Cool Water

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In 1925, with his World World I Navy service behind him, our father was beginning to work his own land, thinking about rain and wheat.  He wrote the following to our mother in a letter dated September 14, 1925: Dear … Continue reading

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