Tag Archives: Frank’s Thought

Frank Granieri – “Egg’s in a Nest” Frank’s Thought Growin’ Up Italian

Eggs in a Nest Magical Way to Enjoy Eggs Remember Moonstruck when Rose was making eggs for Loretta? Eggs in a piece of toast with a hole in it.  This is our favorite way to serve eggs especially for the grandchildren. Just seems special. I remember my Mom making our breakfast this way long ago. […]

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Frank Granieri – Growin’ Up Italian – Football Kisses

Frank Granieri Frank’s Thought Growin’ Up Italian “Football Kisses” * When my son first began playing football in High School he very quickly realized that football players in high school typically don’t kiss their dads hello as they are being dropped off.  Well my sons and I as their father always have kissed one another […]

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Frank Granieri – Frank’s Thought – We wassa’ better offa’ …

Frank Granieri We wassa’ better offa’ When we wassa’ worse offa’ * Remember back in the day when families were close? Big celebrations…. Weddings, Christenings, family visits during the holidays, Sunday dinners at Grandmom’s…. Remember? Well if makes me wonder .. In this video below I describe a memory of mine. It was a conversation […]

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Celebrate the Love of Sewing

Love of Sewing September is the month of the year when people officially celebrate sewing but in my mind we should celebrate this beautiful practice every day of the year. Just thought I would bring it up today. It makes me think of my mother and my wife. They both love/d to sew.  Same thing […]

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Frank Granieri Growin’ Up Italian – Wonderful Grandparents

Frank Granieri  Growin’ Up Italian Wonderful Grandparents It always has fascinated me how people emigrated to America and other countries, usually  couldn’t speak the language and somehow made a success of themselves. In my case all four of my grandparents came from Italy back in the early part of the last century. They came with […]

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Cent’ Anni – I Hope you live a Hundred Years

Cent’ Anni * What is the secret to a long life…? Is it good living…? An excellent Gene Pool…? Or the luck of the draw….?  Funny how so many people from “the other side” lived long and productive lives without prescription medication. My uncles that lived into their 90’s danced with their wives, played golf […]

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Da’ Backhousa’ – “Priceless” word from back in the day?

Da’ Backousa’ I’ll bet anyone of Italian ancestry whose family moved to an english speaking country back in the day remembers this word. Backhousa’ My grandparents on my Dad’s side had 11 children during the early part of the last century. My Grandfather built their home in Willow Grove Pennsylvania. It was a typical Italian […]

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