Monday, August 29, 2011

I love you

From my daughter Amanda to her younger sister, nothing says "I love you" like a freaky three-headed creature. Undated, but I'm guessing circa 1995.

Monday, August 22, 2011

What’s with the ghost?

My daughter Susanna drew this picture of herself, her brother and sister... and a ghost?? No date, but I'm guessing she was six or seven at the time.

Friday, August 19, 2011

A visit with Cardinal Ursi

Mrs. McMann and Cardinal Corrado Ursi, Archbishop of Naples, Italy, 1968.

Wednesday, August 17, 2011


This 1914 envelope made quite the journey: North Carolina, South Carolina, Mississippi, Louisiana and Iowa. No letter was enclosed when I found it.

Monday, August 8, 2011

For I love a parade

Los Angeles County parade float from the 1950s. Dec 1955 is printed on the front but the back reads Jan 1 '56.

Wednesday, August 3, 2011

If you go to hell

Inscription from Dottie Lou in Dee's vintage 1944 yearbook from Chrisman High School in Independence, Missouri.