Category Archives: FAMILY & SURNAMES

RUMBLE RUMBLE….Hydroplanes and Blue Angels!

One of the biggest adventures in my childhood was the Hydroplane races here in Seattle. I remember my Dad standing on the shores of Lake Washington, with me on his shoulders, and he was pointing to the lake and telling me … Continue reading

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Taking a tour of Seattle, the city he loved!

My father, Keith, loved this city of Seattle, his adopted home. I never thought of him as a Minnesotan but definitely a Washingtonian.  He ancestors and his life have been the focus of this blog but now that I have … Continue reading

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An Unfortunate End comes to Soon!

Little did I know that as I sat with him watching the Apollo 11 mission on TV in 1969 that he would be gone by July of 1970.  His death was a shock to us all.  He was the youngest … Continue reading

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The Threat of a Secondary Freeway…1960 to 1972 in Seattle!

The Tacoma-Seattle-Everett freeway open to traffic December of 1962. Historylink says it was February 3, 1965 . I remember riding in the car with my parents and taking the Lake City exit just for fun. This freeway cut Seattle in half … Continue reading

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