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About erharoldsen

Information about Family Life, Family History, Humor, Emergency Response, Disaster Preparation, Latter-day Saint Religion (Mormon) and other stuff that tickles me. Contact me through erharoldsen at yahoo.com. But use the @ symbol. (This helps me avoid spam.)

Hoe, hoe, hoe

This was the way I spent my summers more than 50 years ago. (It doesn’t seem that long ago.) Thinning, weeding and watering sugar beets. I posed my cousin Lyn, to the left, pulling up a big weed. I had … Continue reading

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Enhanced Photos

The Haroldsen Family has seen these two photos on many occasion, but if they look more closely, there are details that were not visible on previous versions. With the help of modern software, I was able to recover details that … Continue reading

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Pine Cone on a Tree

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While Mowing the Lawn

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And I, Alone, Survived

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Celecta, the Missionary

This is my Father’s Mother. Here name was Celecta, which mean “Celestial” or heaven. In 1918, she went on a church mission to the Iowa area and she had a camera. She took over 200 photo. These are a few … Continue reading

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Cracker Plant Construction

It is a three year project by Shell oil. When finished, it will take large petroleum molecules, the heavy stuff, and break then into smaller molecules. It “cracks’ them. The smaller molecules will be made into plastic beads which will … Continue reading

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My new QSL card, so I can confirm an amateur radio contact.

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Backup up your Computer Files to the Cloud

Having backup copies of your vital computer data is good but it doesn’t protect against all hazards. What if the house burns down? What if you have to evacuate your neighborhood and you can’t get back into the house? What … Continue reading

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You Can’t Get Back to Neutral Ground

“When the Prophet had ended telling how he had been treated, Brother Behunin remarked: ‘If I should leave this Church I would not do as those men have done: I would go to some remote place where Mormonism had never … Continue reading

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