Joe’s parents, Peter and Hannah, lived in a dugout before building this house featured with this blog. (A larger home was built on their farm before I was born, so I was never in the original home.)
We were frequent visitors to Joe and Aunt Julia Olson’s house…Continue
Added by Linda Hubalek on March 28, 2012 at 11:57am — No Comments
I’ve been going through old photos recently and sorting them (and my memories) by the decades they were taken. It’s interesting to see the old “Butter in the Well” house in the background. They were all snapshots of everyday life at that moment, and now so many memories…Continue
Added by Linda Hubalek on March 21, 2012 at 1:15pm — No Comments
The first home on the “Butter in the Well” homestead was a dugout. Two years later in 1870, the Svensson family built the first section of their wood-frame house. They added on at least two more times over the next two decades.
Here are excerpts from Butter in…Continue
Added by Linda Hubalek on March 14, 2012 at 4:25pm — No Comments
We celebrated birthdays during breakfast, complete with cake and opening of our presents before we got on the school bus.
The earliest birthdays I remember was my 5th birthday party with hats and friends, and marking off the…Continue
Added by Linda Hubalek on March 7, 2012 at 5:44pm — No Comments
Our family doesn’t have a photo of the original dugout dug in 1868 that was on the “Butter in the Well” farm, so here’s a photo from Kansas Memory to give you a visual view to contemplate while reading a passage from my book …Continue
Added by Linda Hubalek on March 2, 2012 at 1:19pm — No Comments