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.

Here’s Your Sign . . . Septic Smarts in September

This is one of those signs from above that says it all. Enjoy the rest of your Septic Smart Week. I know the good people of Sequim (pronounced sk’wim, rhymes with swim) will be joining you. Ciao, Fannie   Save … Continue reading

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Lady Moira Shearer Kennedy

Originally posted on The Blog of Funny Names:
Welcome back funny names fans, please pardon my tardy Tuesday post, I have been juggling one to many balls this week. I dropped the balls on the floor and this one rolled…

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Summer Memories Before The Fall

My backyard early one morning in June before fire season started. “Every time I imagine a garden in an architectural setting, it turns into a magical place. I think of gardens I have seen, that I believe I have seen, … Continue reading

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The Pacific Northwest is Smokin’

Greetings from the smokin’ northwestern United States. Unlike our neighbors to the south and south east who are being pummeled by hurricanes, we looked like this a few week’s ago. Fire season started in late June. Since then thunder storms … Continue reading

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Confessions of a Halloween Junkie

The Halloween countdown started at our house when the first all-Halloween catalog arrived in early August. Normally I don’t start talking about Halloween until October. This year the inspiration is flowing in faster than advertisements in my email. The pumpkin … Continue reading

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Grand Finale: One and Only Poll, Dave’s Greatest Sports Names

Originally posted on The Blog of Funny Names:
“Friendship at first sight, like love at first sight, is said to be the only truth.”–Herman Melville Call me Doofus.   Some years ago–never mind how long precisely–having little or no life,…

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Here’s to King Dave, who taught me about more than funny names

Originally posted on The Blog of Funny Names:
Back when I was wet behind the ears, I dreamed about being a writer for BoFN. Then Dave Carlson opened his big, fuzzy heart and let me into the big leagues. Well,…

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