Monthly Archives: January 2022

The Beautiful Elinor Dunn was personal maid to movie director Cecil B. Demille’s wife: Christine’s Chronicles

Restored this photo of my lovely maternal Grandmother Elinor (Santi) Dunn. In doing so I realize she is wearing a white carnation, pearls, furs and white flowers in her hatpiece. Might this have been her wedding day? From what I … Continue reading

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Little Italy Erie, PA ~ Grandma survived the Great Depression and continued to live that way into the 1980s: Christine’s Chronicles

Even though it was 1980, Grandma Augustina (Sunseri) Frazzini on W. 18th lived as though the great Depression was still going on. Her electric bill was about $5 a month because her house remained unlit after dark, and she bought a … Continue reading

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Dig this crazy list of 51 super groovy catch phrases of the Psychedelic Era: Christine’s Chronicles

It’s 1968 and here’s how we talk in everyday life if we’re part of the hip crowd: 1. Don’t blow your stack. 2. Don’t blow your top. 3. Don’t lose your cool. 4. Level with me. 5. She’s a living … Continue reading

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