A day of discovery into a lost branch of my family in Elgin. Seeing a church where two generations were married and a field first plowed by my Norwegian pioneer 2nd Great Grandfather.
Updated – A day driving into the drifts to find the grave of my family civil war veteran and homesteads of pioneer forbears before driving toward Elgin, Minnesota and passing through Norseland.
Making friends and talking about Yellow Medicine County history in the Granite Grinder.
Wonderful day of worship with my grandmother and people that remembered my father growing up. Took a photo of the church sign across the street from the home in which my father was raised.
Wintry drive through two laned snowy highways to my Grandmother, Esther. A wonderful dinner and reunion.
Helpful spiritual direction and a last full day with the brothers at St. John’s Abbey
Establishing the rhythm of prayer morning, noon, and night with the brothers. Scripture and prayer in silence and unity.
New photos uploaded. – First full day of rest with the brothers of St. John’s Abbey in Collegeville, Minnesota. A very welcoming guesthouse!
A travel day for genealogy to Minnesota.