Category Archives: Family Stories

15 Days… Stop the Spread: Life Has Changed… Day 3

15 Days… Stop the Spread: Life Has Changed… Day 3 Life has changed in the world across the globe with just one word “Coronavirus”… and it’s making you think… am I really living in scary times… will I wake up … Continue reading

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2020: April A to Z… Family Stories: Theme Reveal

2020: April A to Z… Family Stories “Theme Reveal” I have been preparing the past few months… and today is the day  to finally reveal! The AtoZ Challenge is in its 11th year… and I’m back in 2020 for my … Continue reading

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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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2019: 52 Ancestors in 52 Weeks – Week 52 (Dec.23 – Dec. 31 ): YOU

2019: 52 Ancestors in 52 Weeks – Week 52 (Dec.23 – Dec. 31 ): YOU I “first” joined Amy Johnson Crow’s 52 Ancestors in 52 Weeks on its “first” year in 2014… and what a whirlwind year that was… writing, … Continue reading

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2019: 52 Ancestors in 52 Weeks – Week 50 (Dec.9 – Dec. 15 ): TRADITION

2019: 52 Ancestors in 52 Weeks – Week 50 (Dec.9 – Dec. 15 ): TRADITION I “first” joined Amy Johnson Crow’s 52 Ancestors in 52 Weeks on its “first” year in 2014… and what a whirlwind year that was… writing, … Continue reading

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2019: 52 Ancestors in 52 Weeks – Week 48 (Nov. 25 – Nov. 31): THIEF

2019: 52 Ancestors in 52 Weeks – Week 48 (Nov. 25 – Nov. 31): THIEF I “first” joined Amy Johnson Crow’s 52 Ancestors in 52 Weeks on its “first” year in 2014… and what a whirlwind year that was… writing, … Continue reading

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2019: 52 Ancestors in 52 Weeks – Week 47 (Nov. 18 – Nov. 24): Soldier

2019: 52 Ancestors in 52 Weeks – Week 47 (Nov. 18 – Nov. 24): Soldier I “first” joined Amy Johnson Crow’s 52 Ancestors in 52 Weeks on its “first” year in 2014… and what a whirlwind year that was… writing, … Continue reading

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