Plum Run: by guest blogger, Col. Eric E. Aslakson

Plum Run: by guest blogger, Col. Eric E. Aslakson

Plum Run Governor Alexander Ramsey of Minnesota was in Washington DC when Fort Sumter surrendered to Confederate forces on April 13, 1861, marking the start of the American Civil War. The following morning, Governor Ramsey went to the War Department, volunteering 1000...
Christmas buttons: by guest artist, Gaynor Aslakson

Christmas buttons: by guest artist, Gaynor Aslakson

Christmas Buttons I had thought about making this last year when, with other buttons l collected, was inspired to make one for my son, Eric. It was an emotional piece. Each button was chosen with Eric in mind. I got a piece of an old Army blanket from Eric’s...
Guest poet and blogger, Josie Aslakson

Guest poet and blogger, Josie Aslakson

https://modprophet.wordpress.com   I drove my head into the crow’s nest & what I heard you wouldn’t believe. I made an agreement with the bird that we would only talk every other Wednesday– when it suits you. My new friend lives with a rogue sparkplug and all...
My resolution for 25: Guest blogger, Josie Aslakson

My resolution for 25: Guest blogger, Josie Aslakson

My resolution for 25 Something about clocking in a quarter century in this world has me thinking even more about what life has to teach us and what I have to offer in return. I’ve learned so much over the years: how to be positive and shine a light where/when...

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