Billy Bob

Danish Billy Bob

Deep in the Loess Hills of Iowa, I ran across an old Danish Lutheran church and cemetery, built in 1894.  Its a very idyllic setting, see photo below.

As you might imagine, all of the names on the tombstones end in “s-e-n”:  Madsen, Johnsen, Sorensen, Mikkelsen, Swansen, Petersen, etc.  This particular tombstone tickled my funny bone.  Jorgen Jorgensen.

Is this the Danish version of Billy Bob?  I wonder if his nickname was Jorgy?   Yah, shoor.

Danish Lutheran Church, 1894

Thought for the DayDeep rivers move with silent majesty, shallow brooks are noisy.  Danish Proverb


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One Response to Billy Bob

  1. kendascrafts says:

    As much as I dislike cemeteries those pictures make it look serene and inviting


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