Author Archives: Fannie Cranium

About Fannie Cranium

Writing since she could first hold a pen, Tracy Perkins formed her alter ego, "Fannie Cranium" at the suggestion of her husband. Tracy understands smiling makes people wonder what she’s been up to.

Eagles Soaring

On an early Sunday morning drive in Steilacoom, Washington, we spotted a group of bald eagles flying above our car. My Smart phone is too old to do them justice. I captured two of the eight birds that circled above … Continue reading

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Fall Ablaze

We wait for it every year. The lone maple tree among the fir, cedar, and hemlock. Every cloudless sunrise lights the tree on days like this one captured by my better half. The first big storm of fall stripped it … Continue reading

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Siblings: Season and Whip

Originally posted on The Blog of Funny Names:
For some reason talented people with amusing names are drawn to Hollywood. Take Volodymyr Palahniuk who became Jack Palance and his portrayal of villains or Ethyl Merman who belted it out on…

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We’re In This Together: Celebrating Writers Who Persevere

Some of you may have noticed the top tool in my Writer’s Toolbox widget is Writer’s Helping Writers so today I am jazzed to be part of Writers Persevere!, an event that authors Angela Ackerman and Becca Puglisi are running … Continue reading

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A Special Edition: 2017 Halloween Countdown-Five Days

Only five days left until Halloween!!! And only three days left until “You’re Never to Old to Trick or Treat” Day. It feels like I’m 7-years-old, waiting for Santa. Except I play Santa. Woohoo. For the second year in a … Continue reading

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A Special Edition: 2017 Halloween Countdown Continues

You guys this is the coolest thing to ever happen to us. Two ladies from a local assisted living facility walk by our place once a week. They asked if they could bring a van load of residents over to … Continue reading

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Hans Conreid

Originally posted on The Blog of Funny Names:
Welcome new readers! Sometimes I like to stretch the limits of funny name-ology like a two-sizes-to-small-1974-purple-polyester-pantsuit because someone with a name that is not so funny gives life to fictional characters who…

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