Category Archives: Family Stories

Family Stories: Remembering Unusual Food Combinations Eaten

Family Stories: Remembering Unusual Food Combinations Eaten! I’m still not sure what sparked this remembrance of food combinations, but the more I thought… the more I remembered family members having their unusual favorite foods… whether appetizing to all or not! … Continue reading

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Family Stories: Dreams…What Do They Mean

Family Stories Dreams…What Do They Mean? I woke from a dream this morning as I had my hands on a package of older photos enclosed in a see through case… then poof… the dream ended. I was just pulling out … Continue reading

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Family Stories: Playing the Game – Scrabble

Family Stories Playing the Game… Scrabble Playing games was not something I grew up doing, but in my husband’s family… they were big game-board players… all types of games… Monopoly, Scrabble, and many Card Games; I learned to enjoy board … Continue reading

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Family Stories: Memories with Cousin Charles Bryan

Family Stories Memories with Cousin Charles E. Bryan The Smith House (photo printed with permission from Rocky Smith) It wasn’t until I became interested in family history research that I met my second cousin, Charles Earle Bryan… although I’m sure … Continue reading

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All You Can Eat BBQ – $1.25 a Plate…

All You Can Eat BBQ – $1.25 a Plate… When you don’t talk to family members often, you miss out on stories like this… the ones you never knew even existed! On a recent visit home a couple of years … Continue reading

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Family Stories: Uncle Jimmy and the Maine Potatoes

Family Stories When I married into my husband’s family, I quickly learned that they weren’t all Italian, I had an ally in Uncle Jimmy (Donahue)… his last name clearly told me that he was very Irish! And like all Irish, … Continue reading

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Family Stories: Gather Those Stories

Family Stories: Gather Those Stories…. plus more I don’t live near my mother, so for many, many years I’ve called her daily… listening to her daily activities and in between, often hearing bits and pieces of stories. My mom is … Continue reading

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Family Stories: Playing the game – Monopoly!

Family Stories Playing the game… Monopoly! While reading a recent story in Reminence magazine, I asked hubby… “so what are your Monopoly stories?” Me… I never even remember playing the game as a child! Steve: “I spent two weeks at my … Continue reading

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Family Stories: Dear Uncle Leroy

Family Stories… Dear Uncle Leroy Dear Uncle Leroy: On this Memorial Day (May 27, 2018) I’m writing to “Thank You” for your service during WWII, where at the young age of 19, you gave your life for this great country … Continue reading

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Family Stories: Celebrating my 1st Year of Retirement

Family Stories Celebrating my 1st Year of Retirement I remember hearing people say, “I’m Retiring”, and I’d think, WOW… when will that happen to me… probably never! Well, it finally happened after much hesitation…  making that transition from a stable … Continue reading

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