Filed under 1940’s



Here are my parents on their honeymoon in Milan, Italy. Of course this statement sounds very fancy read here in the USA. In reality they lived 50km away from Milan, but considering those times and the type of event, it was obviously something very special to them. When looking at the first photo, my mom … Continue reading

Mamma e Nonni

I remember finding a bunch of negatives in my parents’ attic years ago; they looked so interesting that I decided to print them [I had a dark room, back then, even though I was developing photos very amateurishly]. The negatives were not well kept, they had scratches or acid marks, but I did not care, … Continue reading


This is my mom when she was young. I love this photo: she looks beautiful and happy.And she’s holding a puppy.

The Indoor Noisy Book

I recently came across this vintage children book “The Indoor Noisy Book” published in 1942.How pretty! Its graphics are so cool, and just 3 colors!!! It tells the story of a little dog who has a cold, stays indoors all day and listens to the sounds of housecleaning, meals being eaten, and the wind and … Continue reading

Sweet Papa`

I found old photos of my dad when I went home to Italy. They are not very clear, but I like them.The first three portray him in uniform during WWII. He never talked much about those times…Only that he spent two years prisoner in Albany [the state, that is, the one near Greece]…. And he … Continue reading