Author Archives

Jim Dayton

Letter to the Editor

DFH Volume 1 Issue 25 From time to time I receive a comment to an article which must be shared with you.  This month’s is a doozer.  My proofer, Izzie, is on the verge of insubordination and being fired for her telling it like it is.  She didn’t suck up […]

Neighborhood Caroling

DFH Volume 1 Issue 25 By Jim Dayton    The Joy of Christ in Christmas was never so real as the evening our neighborhood in Connecticut got together for caroling and refreshments. We lived in a new 88-acre development, and we were all corporate gypsies.  Its residents came from every […]

Dad’s Horrid Christmas Tree

Christmas memories are some of the fondest of a lifetime full of memories. When I published a Sunday School Newsletter in Texas in the nineties, I asked the class to send me stories of their fondest Christmas memories.  Here are some that I wrote for that newsletter. DFH Volume 1 […]

Dayton Book for Sale at Amazon.com

DFH Volume 1 Issue 24 My brother, Steve, wrote a magnificent history of our Dayton’s early forefathers on American soil.  The book is titled Our Long Island Ancestors: The first six Generations of the Daytons in America, 1639-1807.  Here’s a summary of what Amazon says about the book.: The compilers’ […]