Category Archives: family

Leaving For Thanksgiving!!

Unlike so many “netizens” who inhabit the virtual world, I have a real life – a life filled with daughters, family and real “friends”. Tomorrow I will depart my home without stairs and travel from the West coast of Florida, … Continue reading

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An All-American Famly

All of my readers know or should know by now that I am of Italian-American extraction; I had four grand-parents, all born in Italy and therefore, although completely American, I am  by “blood” as Italian as anyone walking around Italy … Continue reading

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Day of the Dead


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Pizza Crust Is The Best!

“Let’s have pizza!” “Hey!  That’s my pizza! “Mine!” “Hmm!  Crust is the best part!” .

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“Buck Buck! How Many Horns Are Up?”

hffe OMG! – Those kids don’t have bike helmets on!  Call the cops on their parents!  (that’s Toritto and his brother Alfred – now 76 and 72 respectively) Times have changed.  Once upon a time kids actually played with other … Continue reading

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Halloweens Past

Well Halloween is coming soon, marking the beginning of the holiday season with the commencement of Christmas advertising.  In my youth the Christmas season started officially after the Macy’s Thanksgiving Day parade.  The store would close the night before and … Continue reading

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A Halloween Card

. Back in January I wrote about my youngest daughter’s artistic endeavors which began when she was a child.  You can read about it here: One of the things she enjoys doing is creating greeting cards for family and … Continue reading

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Saturday in the Park


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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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