You can tell a lot about a person by the house they’re sorted into at Hogwarts School of Witchcraft and Wizardry. I grew up in the 1990s and, unsurprisingly, some of the first books that I fell in love with were the Harry Potter series by J.K. Rowling. My mom’s family agreed to take the … More Sorting My Family into Hogwarts Houses
Every year until I was in high school, my family would make the twelve-hour drive to Buffalo, New York to visit my maternal grandparents, Tom and Janice (Zielinski) Kuznicki. We would stay for a week or two at a time, and my sister and I would beg my grandmother to tell us stories the entire … More Janice & Joyce
Saturday, October 13, 1945 // Dunkirk Evening Observer
Halloween is my favorite time of the year; growing up, my sister and I would dress as princesses or superheroes–we even had a brief vampire phase in elementary school–and brave the cool weather to go trick-or-treating with our dad. We’d make the long trek around the neighborhood, argue over who had the most candy and … More Grandpa’s a Ghost!