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Before your story – Life in the sixties

Houserules.In my grandparents`s home dinner was served 12am and than it was time for a nap. Downstairs we could hear my grandmother reading from the paper to my grandfather. She stopped reading when she thought he was sleeping. Shortly after she … Continue reading

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Before your story – farming

I can`t say I know much about the farm life because I was scared of the animals. If it had four legs I was gone. But I know there was something living in the barn. The horse was my grandfather`s … Continue reading

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Before your story – the little things

Of course I have no memories from the early years. I know I was a crybaby until I was four years old,  but after that I was the perfect little girl… This is the photo I always use when I … Continue reading

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Before your story – 1961

April 18 1961 a princess is born… My parents had almost given up on having another child when I came along – seven years after my brother. New house and short on money – good timing. My father was busy … Continue reading

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Before your story – building a new home

After nine months in school learning the craft as a carpenter my father saw himself as an expert. With his father in law as handyman he built a new house on the farm. It took seven years and the goal was … Continue reading

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