ME…a work in progress
My left hand is Swedish.
Great Grandma Clara and Great Grandpa Emil
were both Andersons from Sweden.
They met in the states
among the Mid-Western Swedes.
She was disciplined;
he, a tinkerer,
like all the Anderson men who
My right brain is Scott-Irish.
My Irish Great Grandfather McDowell
came down through Scotland
during the potato famine.
It was said that his daughter,my
could stretch a nickle through next Thursday.
lace and was very short,
and very stern, but funny.
My blue eyes came from Germany,
along with my Great
Grandfather, Charles Herman, who
arrived late nineteenth century.