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.

Forty-One Days Left Until Halloween

The Cranium household is counting down the days until Halloween, one of our favorite holidays. I was looking at some of last year’s decorations and noticed the quizzical look on the alien mummy’s face. Which makes me wonder what on … Continue reading

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Mount Rainier is a Little Naked This Year

My better half and I ventured up to Mount Rainier National Park in Washington State during the Labor Day holiday. We were surprised to see so much bare rock. The mountain must be working on the last of it’s summer … Continue reading

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Nature in Action

For some of you, this raptor in action moment might be a bit gruesome. While I was cooking dinner last night something flashed by the kitchen window catching my eye. Not sure what type of rodent this Coopers Hawk caught, … Continue reading

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Gemini in August

I haven’t spent enough time in the garden this summer. Fortunately my roses aren’t complaining. I got lucky when I took a little time in the garden last Sunday to find this Gemini smiling at me. I hope your weekend … Continue reading

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77 Days Until Halloween

If you’ve been around here for any length of time, you have caught on I am a Halloween fan. And my favorite Halloween retailers know it. The advertisements started arriving in July!?! A full month earlier than previous years. The … Continue reading

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Traffic Tickets Gone . . .

My husband and I were returning to the office after a sales call. A car passed us on the freeway. The driver held her cell phone in her right hand six-ish inches from her face. Her car advertising something she … Continue reading

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When Your Twin Cats Share the Same Space

Meet Ax and Dently, named for accidentally. Somehow these two brothers managed to squeeze themselves onto the top of a small cat tree made with seating for one—on purpose. Sharing the same space since before birth. Inspiration to squeeze in … Continue reading

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