A Leap of Faith

D. E. Larsen, DVM Preface: The summer following my sixth-grade year, Dana Watson and I thoroughly explored all the lands between Broadbent and Gaylord and over the hill to Yellow Creek. That covered a circular area of about 15 square miles. We climbed cliffs, traversed Neal Mountain, followed streams, and marveled at the engineering ofContinue reading “A Leap of Faith”

The Broadbent House

David E. Larsen, DVM To call it the Broadbent house was a little misleading. It was just an old farmhouse. Located a couple of miles above Broadbent on a small farm that dated from the early 1900s. Broadbent was more of a place than a town, even in 1950. Broadbent was about five miles fromContinue reading “The Broadbent House”

Notes on My Father

Frank William Larsen, 1909 – 1993 D. E. Larsen, DVM My father’s early life was difficult at its best. He grew into an exceptional father for having grown up without a father. He rarely spoke of his early life. And when he did, he only told stories in small snippets. It took me well overContinue reading “Notes on My Father”