Lois Hjelmstad

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Compassion and courage for the times you need it.

Married 65 Years Today

Today it is 65 years since Les and I married. Our church magazine had asked me to write the story of our lives and I'm sharing that with you today. It's longer than I like my blogs to be, but, hey, it's our anniversary! And it is 65 years.   It was one of those weird butterfly effects. What if […]

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 […]