Monthly Archives: February 2020

Family Photographs… and their stories: The Cambino Family

Family Photographs… and their stories The Cambino Family L. to R. back row: Catherine, Freddie, Cecelia, Johnny, Frankie, and Nancy. Front Row: Minnie (Domenica), Antonette “Dolly” (baby) in Minnie’s lap and Joe (Giuseppe/Joseph). I’m dating this photograph in the late … Continue reading

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Family Stories: Naming Patterns – Nicknames

Family Stories Favorite Name – Naming Patterns – Nicknames In searching for popular names of 1900, it seems my husband’s family was covered in the use of names such as… John, Joseph, Frank, Mary, Fred, Margaret, Rose, Joe, Frank, Catherine, … Continue reading

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Family Stories: If I Invited You to Dinner

Family Stories If I Invited You to Dinner… Uncle Johnny (Cambino) carving the Thanksgiving turkey! While pondering a post on “inviting you to dinner“… nothing jumped out at me… until I came across a package of saved notes and scribbled … Continue reading

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Family Stories: My Valentine

My Valentine A Valentine box and cards I saved! They don’t come in boxes anymore! I found the “Valentine” prompt puzzling, as… what do I write about, but like all things… something comes along to jog you into the writing! … Continue reading

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