Category Archives: Parents

To All Of Our Parents

I just came across the following video and was so move by it, I had to share it with all of you. My dad would have been about a year older than Fred if he were still living. Everything about … Continue reading

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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

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

Recollections of a Little Hunky’s Christmas

As we all rush around busily preparing for Christmas celebrations, I believe it’s refreshing to take a moment or two to just relax and recall treasured memories about the holidays from your youth. Somewhat like a bowl of Christmas hard … Continue reading

Posted in Christmas Memories, Duquesne Buildings, McKeesport, Parents, Stores and Businesses | 32 Comments

Blueberries on the Hill – A Love Story

I have finally made plans for what is becoming my annual Christmas time trip to Duquesne! Currently, my plans are to arrive Friday evening, December 7th and to stay until Wednesday, December 12th. I make this trip each year to visit … Continue reading

Posted in Life in General, Miscellaneous, My Hunky Family, Parents | 17 Comments

Turkeys and Pigs and Deer, OH MY!

I have to apologize. Between dealing with hurricane Sandy living here on the beach and also trying to recover from a horrible cold and sinus infection, I have been lax on posting anything to my blog these last few weeks. … Continue reading

Posted in Autumntime, Food and Restaurants, Holidays - Non-Christmas and New Years, Hunky Celebrations, My Hunky Family, Parents | 10 Comments