These songs were originally recorded by Gram Lydia (circa WWII). She much enjoyed music and especially these Christmas Favorites. Enjoy! And, Merry Christmas! Silent Night Away in the Manger Look for more songs to be added over the Holidays!
George Everett Swanson, of Bronson, FL, died today, Sept. 1, 2013, at Haven Hospice. He was born May 9th, 1936 in Gardner, MA. He was the son of the former Philip Swanson and Lydia (Mattson) Swanson of Templeton, MA. He is predeceased by his brother Edmund (Alm) Swanson, his daughter Joann M Swanson and his son, Steven G Swanson. He leaves his wife Nancy (Schuster) Swanson of 25 years and her family. He will be greatly missed by his sons, Gary D Swanson, Sr., of Montague, MA, and Michael D Swanson of Athol, MA, his sisters Ingrid Myllykangas of Westminster, MA, Arlene White, Christine Lorion and Betty Knowlton, of Templeton, MA, his brothers, Phil Swanson of Townsend, MA, and Jim Swanson of Skowhegan, ME. George also leaves many grandchildren, great-grandchildren, nieces, nephews, great-nieces and great-nephews and very many friends.
***Update*** 6/1/2013 PM The yard sale was a huge success! The family once again organized a great event. Special thanks to all who helped! No! The actual yard is not for sale! Not everything in the yard is either…But, there … Continue reading
Christine L will be participating again in the Gardner Relay for Life Cancer Walk at MWCC On June 7th and 8th, 2013: I have walked with the Bethany Baptist team (Team name Heaven’s Hope) for over 10 years. The event kicks off … Continue reading
Since this song, and a great version of it seems so popular this week, I thought I would include it here (Sony, 2009 courtesy Vevo)
Several of us ventured down to FL recently to visit George. Many pictures were taken of the activities, folks, and places….The images are up and we will add some captions for any missing very soon.
Betty and I have added some images of the sure to be infamous Blizzard of ’13 – The Winter Storm Nemo. Betty notes almost 3 feet of snow, we had about 2 feet here (and both of mine are still … Continue reading
Back prior to the passing of my paternal grandmother, Lydia Swanson, Lydia gave some items to Shawn L. for keeping. Among them were a World War II Token Ration Book Holder and the contents, some papers and stamps. I have created … Continue reading
Sten Isak is in the Family Tree (a cousin of cousins). He has a woodworking shop in Medford, MA where he makes some very nice things! Take a look! He is also a talented Bluegrass performer. Visit his site, share … Continue reading
"This is the day the Lord has made." God determines the number of your days, but you determine how they are spent. The Psalmist, David, said, "This is the day the Lord has made; we will rejoice and be glad … Continue reading