I’ve written a couple of posts about my Norwegian relatives who joined the resistance movement against the German occupation of … Continue reading Ivar and Haakon Duesund, Norwegian resisters
This blog of mine on family history and stories from the past is just the latest chapter in my episodic … Continue reading My blogging life
As some of you know, I’ve been a sailor most of my life. I learned to sail in Newport Beach … Continue reading My uncle’s ship was sunk by a U-boat
Last October Tripp and I made a pilgrimage to Decorah, Iowa so that we could explore the trails and bluffs … Continue reading The voyage of the TradeWind
I haven’t written much about my father’s mother, Gladys Rebecca Parke. This hasn’t been a deliberate omission on my part. … Continue reading Gladys Rebecca Parke
Last fall I spent a couple days in my mother’s hometown of Madison, Minnesota trying to find answers to two … Continue reading More family mysteries solved!
In the early days of his career, my father, Robert Bergeson (AKA Pastor Bob), was the spiritual leader of the … Continue reading Pastor Bob, tour guide
recalling my mother’s wonderful friendship. Continue reading Best friends redux: Avy Slen Sherve
The same day in October that I played my horn at the funeral of my mother’s best friend, I attended … Continue reading Mark G. finished a book the other day!
For years I’ve told family members and others that my father, Robert William Bergeson, worked for the fabled “CCC”, the … Continue reading My Dad built a church