Category Archives: Daily Writings and funnies…

Stories, some of my growing up, some whimsical and funny, and some just because….

Family Photographs… and their stories: Daddy in Balboa Park… San Diego, California

Daddy in Balboa Park, San Diego, California I’ve had this photograph of my father, Clayton Bryan, in my photo album for years, but never took a closer look, until I put my Nancy Drew hat on and grabbed my magnifying … Continue reading

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Family Photographs and their Stories: Steve’s Locker in Thailand

Steve’s locker while stationed at… U-Tapao Air Force Base, Thailand. That tag hanging on it intrigues me… sure wish I knew what was written on it. There must have been something on the trunk to designate where it was to … Continue reading

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Family Stories: 2022 Happy New Years… Superstitions and Sayings

Superstitions of celebrating the New Year! I never remember celebrating New Years as a young child… not sure where those memories went… or if I even had them. Until I moved to Connecticut, I had no memory of even seeing … Continue reading

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Family Stories: My Favorite Posts of 2021

Every years end, I enjoy recollecting on some of my favorite posts of the year… especially as closing in on me. It’s now December with only hours left until the New Year rings in. While my shopping had long been … Continue reading

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Monthly Musings: December 2021

My December antics December began with hubby and I still on the road… or as my Mama would say… “in the road.” You could never win that argument with her either… in that she was not “on the road”, but … Continue reading

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Craft Junkie: (2021) Christmas Ornaments… and more

My Snowbuddies! Every Christmas I make a new ornament or two… it usually has been my hand-sewn felt ornaments, but lately I’ve discovered knitted small dolls that pulled me in; last year was the 2020 knitted Nurse Mates, complete with … Continue reading

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Craft Junkie: The 2021 Christmas Advent Calendar

Advent Calendar bags I made for Florida granddaughters this year… 24 brown paper packages of “Love“! My Advent “paper bag” creation came from the idea of Kate at The Homely House… and in discovering it so late in my travel … Continue reading

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Family Stories: Crafting with the Florida Granddaughters at Thanksgiving

Ana displayed the gingerbread house in her craft room… Santa looming high above (to the right) is a Santa I painted many years ago. Crafting is always a “Big” thing when visiting the granddaughters in Florida… especially with Ana! Just … Continue reading

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Family Stories: Dec. 7, 2021: Remembering Pearl Harbor Day

The USS Arizona December 7th is always a day to stop and remember those who lost their life on that tragic morning of the surprise attack at Pearl Harbor by Japanese kamikaze pilots. Although we had no immediate family in … Continue reading

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Family Photographs… and their stories: Family Pictures at my Grandparents Home in Union Point, Georgia

“Now what’s wrong with this picture?” Well, if you’re still looking… my son (2) is holding a beer bottle… hopefully daddy’s empty Budweiser… and probably given to keep him from wiggling so much in Mama Bryan’s lap… but I bet … Continue reading

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