- April 7, 2022
- 1 min story
I am a first generation American
My mother was born in Sweden and my father in Norway. My Norwegian grandfather was a ship designer and builder. He owned a shipyard. A job offer took him to Portland Oregon where he designed Sternwheelers form the Columbia River.
My mom's parents had tickets for the Titanic but canceled due to a brother's serious accident.
My mom and dad met in Portland. they married and had two kids; my brother and me. I went to high school and Art school in Portland.
Later I moved to California because my best friend Sally, lived in San Francisco. I got married while there and had a son.
Twenty years later I moved to Manzanita, Oregon. After many years of rain and smoke, I moved to Central Oregon to be close to old family friends.