Lois Hjelmstad

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Married in September (2)

(continued) As it turned out, Les did find a place to stay for our wedding night – at an old hotel (The Auditorium). Whew! No more worry about that. Just deal with drab and dreary. Or not notice at all. So this is the 64th anniversary of the third day before our wedding. The only […]

The First Time I Saw You

I am really excited this morning. Today it is 65 years since my first "date" with Les. I had met him over six months earlier at a Thanksgiving dinner with friends. Les, recently discharged from the US Navy, home from WWII, was staying with them, looking for work. After dinner, Les–blue eyes sparkling, crisp white dress shirt open […]