Author Archives: Jeanne Bryan Insalaco

About Jeanne Bryan Insalaco

My blog is at: https://everyonehasafamilystorytotell.wordpress.com/

Family Photographs… and their stories: Mama, Daddy and me in 1957

Every photograph tells a story… and it’s often the little details… forgotten until too way to late to even ask. If only I’d started telling their stories earlier… I would have all the answers, but the photograph still tells me … Continue reading

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Family Photographs… and their stories: Daddy with his Navy buddies on the deck

Every photograph tells a story… and it’s often the little details… forgotten until too late to even ask. If only I’d started telling their stories earlier… I would have all the answers, but the photograph still tells me a story! … Continue reading

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Craft Junkie: Magnus the Mouse

Magnus hanging out with Nancy Drew! Often I feel like Alice in Wonderland… as I fall down the crafting rabbit hole. It’s so hard to see something… and just say “oh that’s pretty” and move on. Nope not me… I’m … Continue reading

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Family Stories: Playing Baseball on the Grounds of the VA Hospital

Playing Baseball on the Grounds of the VA Hospital … as told by my husband Steve The Veterans Hospital in West Haven, Connecticut The Veterans’ Administration Hospital in West Haven first opened in 1918 as a tuberculosis center… later in … Continue reading

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Family Stories: 911 Remembered… 20 Years Later

911 Remembered… 20 years later (September 11, 2021) Today is about remembering what happened… and remembering those brave hero’s who ran into those burning buildings, never stopping to think will I come out… and remembering all who lost their lives … Continue reading

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Family Stories: The Family Lore and Tales

Family Stories: The Family Lore and Tales I’ve heard several family lore tales all my life from my mother… she was a great story-teller… remembering stories from many years ago… even at the age of 90! From a young girl, … Continue reading

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Family Stories: Boy Scout Camping and Memories

Family Stories: Boy Scout Camping and Memories … as told to me by my husband – these are his memories! I was eleven and a half years old (1959) when I first joined the Boy Scouts. My best friend Ralph … Continue reading

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Family Stories: August 7, 2021 – National Purple Heart Day

National Purple Heart Day – August 7, 2021 Purple Heart Day commemorates the creation of our military’s oldest American military decoration… first created for military merit during the American Revolutionary War… the Badge for Military Merit was awarded and decorated … Continue reading

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2014: 52 Weeks 52 Ancestors

My name is Jeanne Bryan Insalaco, owner and writer of 2014: 52 Week 52 Ancestor Stories. I Thank You Amy Johnson Crow for your 2014 motivation challenge – I’m back writing! I look forward to sharing them weekly with you … Continue reading

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Weekly Chat: August 5, 2021… I’m Back for catch-up chatting

I’m Back… I seem to have burnt myself out after the 30 “daily” writing on my 2021 April A to Z this year… but I’m trying motivate myself in finishing some of my blog posts I have pending… and writing … Continue reading

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