Monthly Archives: July 2016

A Tribute to Emil

The photos that feature our ancestors’ daily lives are too few, it seems to me. I’d love to have photos of Grandfather Emil milking the cows, for example, or Grandmother Gina making cheese. Photos of these events, so ordinary to … Continue reading

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A Bit of Trivia

Here’s a bit of Borreson trivia: What was invented in 1899, the year Emil Borreson and Gina Estenson were married? The answer: the paper clip. Click this link for more details: http://inventors.about.com/library/inventors/blpaperclip.htm. A scientist by the name of Johan Vaaler … Continue reading

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