Monthly Archives: October 2019

DNA Results

I have my updated DNA results from  Now they have identified me as partially being from Northern Sweden, which obviously I know.  Specifically they identify Västerbotten and Norrbotten. DNA Origins2 Plus I know about Wales, the Scottish Lowlands and … Continue reading

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October 18:October 19 (sorry, early and out of focus): October 21: Tom finished new steps for feed shed in the nick of time: This is what hit us October 21 (per It flooded and closed our road and flooded … Continue reading

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Flax Spinning

As you may already know, my Swedish ancestors grew, processed, spun and wove flax in northern Sweden.  I inherited my great great grandmother’s (Anna Amalia Landstrum 1866-1950) spinning wheel.  It was obtained by my maternal grandmother when the farmhouse of … Continue reading

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