Category Archives: family

Seizure

Mom and dad at my wedding -December 28, 1963 Young Frankie was laying in his bed, lightly dozing on a quiet Sunday morning, half awake while the other half of him still slept.  His was in the older brother’s upper … Continue reading

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The Princess and the Nerd – A Re-Post for Prom Season

  The Princess and the Nerd – May 1963 – At the Ft. Hamilton High School Prom. Did you ever think about how you got to where you are? Everyone does at one time or another. How did I get … Continue reading

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A Daughter’s Art

Stephen Gregory Bier (AKA Madonna Wayne Gacy) – a long time member of Marilyn Manson – done in chalk a long time ago. Our younger daughter showed an artistic streak at an early age and was a regular recipient of … Continue reading

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Carlo Buti – A Re-Post

Carlo Buti – 11/14/02 – 11/16/63 Several years ago I received an email from my brother-in-law, who is several years older than me. “Remember tomorrow is Carlo Buti’s birthday!  Proper celebrations should be made!” My reply was “How the hell do you know that?”.  … Continue reading

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Our ChristmasTragedy – 1975 – An Annual Re-Post

“I baptize thee Michael Carmine in the Name of the Father….1975 I can still feel the moment. Christmas Eve 1975. The day our carefree life ended and a decade of heartache began. We married in 1963 and our 12th anniversary was coming … Continue reading

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Growing Up Male

  Clark Boy checking out the ladies! P.S. – The restaurant is called “Twin Peaks.” 🙂

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The 2017 Holiday Card

Each Christmas season my younger daughter designs her own holiday card.  She majored in graphic arts and design in college and creates an original and unique card which she then reproduces and sends out to family and friends.  She began … Continue reading

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