Author Archives: Jeanne Bryan Insalaco

Family Stories: Part 1 – The Great American Eclipse of 2017

Family Stories: Part 1 The Great American Eclipse of 2017 The August 21st, 2017 eclipse is the first in almost one hundred years since 1918, to cross our country coast to coast. It will enter the United States through the … Continue reading

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Weekend Weathervanes: Boothe Eagle over The Clock Tower

Weekend Weathervanes Boothe Eagle over The Clock Tower Boothe Memorial Park & Museum Stratford, Connecticut Now I know what to do with those photos – “thanks” to Heather Wilkinson Rojo at Nutfield Genealogy; she blogs Weekly Wednesday Weathervanes  in New Hampshire.  Please … Continue reading

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Family Stories: Cousin Ila Turns 114 Years Young

Family Stories: Cousin Ila Turns 114 Years Young! Ila Arminda Stargel Sewell-Jones Ila turns 114 on August 21, 2017 Ila (right) with her sisters Mabel (middle) and Cleo (left)… Note the picture Ila is holding in the photo above… this … Continue reading

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2017 A to Z: Letter R… It’s All About Me

2017 A to Z: Letter R… I thought I’d change the ongoing 52 stories this year to an A to Z of 26 stories of  “All About Me”.  I plan to post bi-monthly, but I’m not holding myself to a … Continue reading

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Family Stories: Nancy Drew… The Hunt

The hunt has begun to rebuild my library of Nancy Drew books! Continue reading

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Friday Night Family Heirlooms… telling their stories: The McKinley Hall Tree

When “heirlooms” aren’t identified, and their stories never told, they often become items tossed or sold – as they have no history, no ties to the family. So take the time to identify your family heirlooms history and record your … Continue reading

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Weekend Weathervanes: Swordfish Flying in Charlestown, R.I.

Now I know what to do with those photos – “thanks” to Heather Wilkinson Rojo at Nutfield Genealogy; she blogs Weekly Wednesday Weathervanes  in New Hampshire.  Please check out her page and enjoy the many unusual weathervane photos and often be entertained … Continue reading

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Weekend Weathervanes: Milking Cow on Rt. 1 in Bridgeport, CT.

Now I know what to do with those photos – “thanks” to Heather Wilkinson Rojo at Nutfield Genealogy; she blogs Weekly Wednesday Weathervanes  in New Hampshire.  Please check out her page and enjoy the many unusual weathervane photos and often be entertained … Continue reading

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Weekend Weathervanes: The Lion Roared in Charlestown, Rhode Island

Now I know what to do with those photos – “thanks” to Heather Wilkinson Rojo at Nutfield Genealogy; she blogs Weekly Wednesday Weathervanes  in New Hampshire.  Please check out her page and enjoy the many unusual weathervane photos and often be entertained … Continue reading

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Friday Night Family Heirlooms: Grandma Ola’s Lily

Friday Night Family Heirlooms Grandma Ola’s Lily These type lilies were always around my Grandma Ola’s farmhouse in Siloam, Georgia and all around the countryside. Even today I still find them in the area there around the older country homes and … Continue reading

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