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  • LongJohn Wayne
    Apr 8, 2008
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      Where else but Chicago, eh?

      --- Michelle Burke <mcmburke@...> wrote:

      > I take the Rock Island Line every day from my
      > southwest side Chicago neighborhood downtown -- it's
      > now part of the Metra commuter train system!
      >
      >
      > ----- Original Message ----
      > From: Gergely <gergely@...>
      > To: Slovak-World@yahoogroups.com
      > Sent: Saturday, April 5, 2008 8:45:26 PM
      > Subject: Re: [SPAM]Re: [Slovak-World] Thanks!
      >
      > Oh, the Rock Island Line. I love that song ---I got
      > Pig Iron, I got Pig Iron......
      > I recently acquired it on a Carl Perkins CD.
      > Jack Gergely
      >
      > ----- Original Message -----
      > From: Caye Caswick
      > To: Slovak-World@ yahoogroups. com
      > Sent: Friday, April 04, 2008 11:47 AM
      > Subject: Re: [SPAM]Re: [Slovak-World] Thanks!
      >
      > Same for me, Polish on dad's side (his relatives
      > were midwesterners, Chicago, Nebraska and Michigan,
      > mostly farmers with big acerage where he spent
      > summers) and Slovak/Rus/Ukrainia n on my mom's side
      > (Cleveland). Dad worked for the Rock Island RR, so I
      > too moved a lot, I call myself a RR Brat. Welcome to
      > the Club -- I sure wish I could eat the ethnic foods
      > more often, but my doctor will beat me with statin
      > drugs if I don't stick to a more vegan diet now,
      > drat!
      >
      > Oh well, I cheat a little after my cholesterol tests
      > and then get right back on the stick.
      >
      > Caye
      >
      > bike_for_life2003 <guzowskip@gmail. com> wrote:
      > Skeeter, Caye.....
      >
      > My roots are Polish so I belong to Polish genealogy
      > groups on Yahoo
      > but I joined this group when I lived/worked in
      > Bratislava. My dad was
      > eldest of seven and grew up in Cleveland where his
      > parents settled.
      > His dad was first born in US and his mother came
      > over from Poland when
      > she was 12. The lived in Maple Heights when dad was
      > growing up but
      > his parents moved to Garfield Heights later (I think
      > after my dad went
      > into the Army). Many of them have since passed away
      > but one aunt
      > lives in Independence, one in Lakewood, and the
      > youngest in North
      > Kingsville, where we have the family reunion every
      > summer.
      >
      > Since my dad was in the Air Force, we moved around a
      > lot but managed
      > to get back to Cleveland for a family visit at least
      > every other
      > summer. My grandmother was bed ridden and so
      > couldn't cook but I
      > remember my great aunt cooking all kinds of good
      > things from the old
      > country. Sadly, not much of this culture was passed
      > down to us since
      > my dad did not want us to be labeled as immigrant
      > kids.
      >
      > Paul in NW Florida
      >
      > --- In Slovak-World@ yahoogroups. com, Caye Caswick
      > <ccaswick@.. .> wrote:
      > >
      > > Hey Skeeter:
      > >
      > > I grew up in Maple Heights -- St. Mike's Ortho
      > church (which is
      > now in Broadview) -- live in Chicago now, but miss
      > all the old foods
      > gram's church served up.
      > >
      > >
      > > Share some recipes if you can.
      > >
      > >
      > >
      > > Caye
      > >
      > >
      > >
      > >
      > > skeeter <fbican@...> wrote:
      > > Hi, Caye--
      > >
      > > I grew up in Broadview Hts., and now I reside in
      > Parma. I've always
      > lived on the south side of Cuyahoga county.
      > >
      > > Next time I hit the grocery store, I'm going to
      > pick up what I need
      > to make some utopenci. Garlic balognas, onions,
      > vinegar -- what's not
      > to like? Yeah, that will keep lawyers (and anyone
      > else) away.
      > >
      > > It made me think. My sister-in-law' s late father
      > had a favorite
      > stinky treat -- a sandwich made with limburger
      > cheese and onion. His
      > wife would make him eat it sitting on a lawn chair
      > in the back yard.
      > >
      > > Kindest regards,
      > >
      > > --skeeter
      > >
      > > ----- Original Message -----
      > > From: Caye Caswick
      > > To: Slovak-World@ yahoogroups. com
      > > Sent: Tuesday, April 01, 2008 4:22 PM
      > > Subject: Re: [SPAM]Re: [Slovak-World] Thanks!
      > >
      > > Hey Skeeter, where in Cleveland did you grow up?
      > I'm from there and
      > I use "onion breath" to keep the lawyers a few paces
      > back, so I found
      > your comment funny and close to "home" if you will.
      > >
      > > Caye
      > >
      > > skeeter <fbican@...> wrote:
      > > Utopenci! Yup, that's it alright! Garlic
      > knockwurst, onions,
      > vinegar, and pepper. I just love the stuff. Thanks!
      > >
      > > --skeeter
      > >
      > > ----- Original Message -----
      > > From: Vladimir Linder
      > > To: Slovak-World@ yahoogroups. com
      > > Sent: Tuesday, April 01, 2008 1:15 AM
      > > Subject: Re: [SPAM]Re: [Slovak-World] Thanks!
      > >
      > > UTOPENEC, UTOPENCI
      > >
      > > t 09:43 PM 3/31/2008, you wrote:
      > >
      > > >Welcome to the group! I'm afraid my ancestors
      > were Bican (aka,
      > > >Bitzan), Toman, and Rataj, all Bohemians, so I
      > can't help you out
      > > >here. If I can find anything out, I'll let you
      > know.
      > > >
      > > >Now, I have a question for the middle-european
      > epicurists out there.
      > > >My Grandma Toman used to make sliced garlic
      > knockwurst with sliced
      > > >onions, cider vinegar, and black pepper, and let
      > it refrigerate
      > > >overnight. I love the stuff, but I have no idea
      > what the proper name
      > > >for it is. Does anyone know? Yes, it's stinky
      > food, but I have to
      > > >make some more one of these days. I live alone,
      > so bad breath isn't
      > > >a concern for me, just good food.
      > > >
      > > >Kindest regards,
      > > >--skeeter
      > > >
      > > >----- Original Message -----
      > > >From: bojomo42
      > > >To: <mailto:Slovak- World%40yahoogro
      > ups.com>Slovak-World@ yahoogroups. com
      > > >Sent: Monday, March 31, 2008 10:20 PM
      > > >Subject: [Slovak-World] Thanks!
      > > >
      > > >Thank you for letting me join your group. I am
      > tracing my grandparents
      > > >who immigrated from Hungary to the USA. They came
      > from the village of
      > > >Osuske now in Slovakia. Their surnames were
      > Kovacik and Danko. My
      > > >grandfathers mothers name was Malatinsky and my
      > grandmothers mothers
      > > >name was Schulz. If anyone has any information on
      > either the surnames
      > > >or the village I would appreciate hearing about
      > it.
      > > >With Respect,
      > > >Bojomo42
      > > >
      > > >[Non-text portions of this message have been
      > removed]
      > > >
      >
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