Category Archives: Family Stories

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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Family Stories: Motherhood Through the Generations

Family Stories: Motherhood Through the Generations I recently read a post on women reflecting the years of motherhood… and it gave me the inspiration for writing this specific post to celebrate Mother’s Day. Sadly I did not log the post … Continue reading

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Family Photographs… and their stories

Family Photographs… and their stories Easter: abt. 1957 in Union Point, Georgia: Love this photo of me with daddy! We were at daddy’s best friends house in Union Point… Karen and Pat Sisson on the swings with me. I’d love … Continue reading

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Accentuate the Positive Geneameme 2017

Accentuate the Positive Geneameme 2017 I joined Jill Ball’s “Accentuate the Positive ” blogging challenge in a unique way of taking a walk back through my posts of 2017! Jill, the author of the GeniAus blog, has invited bloggers to … Continue reading

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Family Stories: Happy New Year 2018

 Happy New Year 2018! I’d like to “Thank” my readers of 2017 and  I’ll be looking forward to seeing you again in the New Year… as I continue to write and share more family stories, recipes, and crafts. Several things … Continue reading

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Family Stories: I Spent December Watching Hallmark Movies

How I Spent December (2017) Watching Hallmark Movies I retired in June (2017), so December was my first Christmas of not having to go to work daily. I begin all this TV movie watching just right around Thanksgiving… and I … Continue reading

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