Personal Journeys with Gramma

Life adventures, inspiration and insight; shared in articles, advice, personal chats and pictures.

Weird Friends

“You have really weird friends,” my mother told me when I came home to visit as a young professional.  I took a moment to consider.  “I guess I do,” I … Continue reading

January 31, 2015 · Leave a comment

Accepting What Is

What is it like to be a child genius?  I would guess it could easily be lonely.  Whenever you’re different from the norm in any noticeable way–size, intelligence, physical appearance, … Continue reading

January 24, 2015 · Leave a comment

“More Better”

“What’s your most favorite thing?”  Try writing that to a properly trained English teacher and watch him roll his eyes.  I hated “superlatives” when I was in school—the problem of … Continue reading

January 17, 2015 · Leave a comment

Give Me Clear Skin or Give Me Death!

Would you die for clear skin or white teeth or good sex-on-demand?  “Die” as in live no more?  Most of us have made jokes about the disclaimers that run below … Continue reading

January 11, 2015 · Leave a comment

Embracing Living

When I was a little girl, I used to stand with my toes on our lot line (I wasn’t allowed to leave the yard) to chat with the neighbor who … Continue reading

January 3, 2015 · Leave a comment

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