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April 2012

The Park

I had a blast wandering around Blue Mounds. I saw where we (the cousins) played softball forty years ago. It was fun to remember the views and vistas that Fred saw when he was creating his stories of Siouxland. Here are some of the views I experienced from my wanderings. I have many more at […]

The Event

We all attended a banquet at the Blue Mound Banquet center and then the “Authors of Siouxland” program. The formal event was at the Palace Theater. It featured authors Freya Manfred, Thomas Pope, John Rezmerski, Joe Paddock, Nancy Paddock, Jim Heynen, Scott King, with Fred Manfred Jr. as the host.           […]

The Reunion

It was a great weekend in Luverne MN. We (more about that in a minute) ventured to Luverne to join the celebration of the 100th anniversary of my Uncle’s birthday. Frederick Feikema Manfred was my Dad’s oldest brother. There were six brothers. An entertaining recapt of their childhood can be found in the Green Earth (ISBN: […]