April 2013 Blog Posts (4)

Pääkirjoitus: Äidille parasta (30.4.2013)

Ostin tänä vuonna äidilleni äitienpäivälahjaksi timantteja. Lähetin timantit Kanadassa vierailleen ystäväni matkassa äidille Suomeen. Näin teidän lukijoiden kesken, minä en luota postiin. Ties vaikka arvotavara häviäisi matkalla valtameren yli!

Nämä timantit kulkevat cool jewels -nimikkeen alla. Kyseessä eivät siis ole oikeat timantit, vaan timantinmuotoiset jääpalamuotit. Äiti voi valmistaa itselleen nyt niin paljon timantteja kuin vain suinkin haluaa – ja saa juomansa samalla…

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Added by Kanadan Sanomat on April 30, 2013 at 9:38am — No Comments

LIFE is an AMAZING SONG

Life is an Amazing Song by John Raikkonen is a triumphant life memoir of the author's journey as a young boy brought up in war-torn Finland during the Finnish-Russian War and his eventual experience being brought to America to find a better life.

His story is unique, breathtaking, heartwarming and heartbreaking at the same time. The author utilizes descriptive imagery and scenes that give each account life, bringing the reader right into his world. This is a must-read for those that…

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Added by JOHN RAIKKONEN on April 25, 2013 at 11:10am — No Comments

LIFE is an AMAZING SONG

Life is an Amazing Song by John Raikkonen is a triumphant life memoir of the author's journey as a young boy brought up in war-torn Finland during the Finnish-Russian War and his eventual experience being brought to America to find a better life.

His story is unique, breathtaking, heartwarming and heartbreaking at the same time. The author utilizes descriptive imagery and scenes that give each account life, bringing the reader right into his world. This is a must-read for those that…

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Added by JOHN RAIKKONEN on April 25, 2013 at 11:10am — 1 Comment

Background may be tough, but worth finding out

Finnish-Canadians associated with the Finnish language Lutheran churches (ELCIC)would find this study interesting. While the religion-associated war rhetoric is long buried in Finland, my experience is that it is (at times) alive and well in Finnish language ELCIC affiliates - though depending on the composition of the congregation and on the values shared by the incumbent pastor. - The main reason for the situation is, I think, the fact that much of the 50s emigration to Canada (from…

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Added by Niinistö Juhani on April 21, 2013 at 5:16am — No Comments

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Finnish and Swedish Goodies for Christmas 2 Replies

You can get your Finnish and Swedish products from FinnGoods shipped anywhere in Canada. We are located in Vancouver area and carry the most popular Finnish and Swedish products such as Organic Fazer…Continue

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WTB: Finnish 78rpm gramophone records

Hi, I would like to buy Finnish gramophone records, 78 rpm, and Finnish phonograph cylinders. Please send more information by e-mail (Finnish or English): j.t.paavola@gmail.com Cell: +1.971.470.6895…Continue

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Onko Sinulla juuria Isojoen Kärjenkoskella? Do you have any roots in Kärjenkoski, Isojoki, Finland?

Onko Sinulla juuria Isojoen Kärjenkoskella?Ovatko esivanhempasi Kärjenkoskelta tai oletko muuten tietoinen ja kiinnostunut kylästämme? Olet tervetullut Kärjenkosken kylän 325-vuotisjuhlaan lauantaina…Continue

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