Friends of Addie?

Addie must have had many friends in Lake Mills. Did any of them leave behind a written record, perhaps describing what happened to Addie? Thirty days before Addie died, she successfully organized a Lake Mills chapter of the “Daughters of The American...

A Remembrance of My Father

The piece below originally appeared on June 20, 2011. Today was the day of my father’s memorial service. And it was also the day that I delivered my first eulogy. Thanks to a lot of kind souls and a lot of help, it turned out to be a beautiful service and was...

Addie and Her Outfits, Part II

Not only was Addie strikingly beautiful, but she was also a snappy dresser. And apparently, this proclivity for beautiful outfits started early. Like, at age two. And another advertisement from the same magazine: * To learn more about the Fargo Mansion, click here. To...