Category Archives: My Hunky Family

Them’s Fightin’ Words!!

In my last post, I mentioned how I constantly get spam comments and how I filter out all of the garbage so it doesn’t hit our blog. However, I occasionally get comments or emails that intrigue me. One such email … Continue reading

Posted in Duquesne History, Miscellaneous, My Hunky Family, Surveys and Opinions | 82 Comments

Bubba’s Pocketbook – The McKeesport Bubba

In May of this year, I posted a picture of an older woman walking along the sidewalk in McKeesport on a snowy day. The post, titled “A Bubba In McKeesport” brought back a lot of memories for all of you, … Continue reading

Posted in Life in General, McKeesport, My Hunky Family | 15 Comments

Heading Home

Heading Home I am very excited. I am leaving for a trip to Duquesne in just a few days. I was able to visit with some of my cousins recently when they were in town attending my daughter’s wedding on … Continue reading

Posted in My Hunky Family, Visits to Duquesne | 8 Comments

A Heck Of A Hunky Wedding On The Horizon

This past weekend was an exciting time for my family. It was the first “official” event on my youngest daughter’s journey to her wedding day in September. A surprise shower was held for her, and the reality of my “baby … Continue reading

Posted in Autumntime, Hunky Celebrations, Life in General, My Hunky Family | 19 Comments

Our Easter Celebration

As a Catholic child, a student of Holy Name Grade School, and an altar boy, the three days prior to Easter marked the most  pious and important days of the liturgical year. Although Holy Week officially began on Palm Sunday, … Continue reading

Posted in Church and School - Holy Name, Church and School - Holy Trinity, Holidays - Non-Christmas and New Years, My Hunky Family, Parents, Springtime, Uncategorized | 21 Comments

The Sundays Of My Youth

This past Sunday was a crazy day for me. For me, so many activities are always pushed to Sunday as a result of my work commitments throughout the week; church, weekend d.i.y. projects around the house, cleaning the house, household … Continue reading

Posted in Church and School - Holy Name, Life in General, Miscellaneous, Movies, Music, Radio and TV, My Hunky Family, Parents | 22 Comments

Hunky Springtime Rituals

As a student at Holy Name School on First Street, I remember vividly, all of the traditions that we followed during the Lenten and Easter season. Most of the activities were initiated by the good Sisters of St. Joseph that … Continue reading

Posted in Church and School - Holy Name, Holidays - Non-Christmas and New Years, My Hunky Family, Springtime | 17 Comments

Just One More Time Santa

Dear Santa, I realize it is only just a few days before Christmas, but I know it is never too late to let you know what I’m wishing for this Christmas. As silly as it sounds, this year my Christmas … Continue reading

Posted in Christmas Memories, Duquesne Buildings, Hunky Celebrations, My Hunky Family, Parents, Stores and Businesses | 14 Comments

Grandma’s Christmas Garland

Grandma’s Christmas Garland I don’t remember my grandmother too well. She died one month  before my 9th birthday in 1960. She was a petite woman, barely 5 feet tall. She spoke very little English, and when she did, it was … Continue reading

Posted in Christmas Memories, My Hunky Family | 7 Comments

Over the Mountains and Through the Woods

I am super excited! I am only days away from what has become my annual pre-Christmas trek to our beloved hometown Duquesne. I am scheduled to arrive in the area on Friday, December 7th and cannot wait. I will be … Continue reading

Posted in Life in General, Miscellaneous, My Hunky Family | 7 Comments