Personal Journeys with Gramma

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

About Aztecs that Weren’t: Undying Mistakes

When is an Aztec not an Aztec?  Sounds like a riddle.  It’s a question directly related to Aztec Ruins National Monument.  According to the park brochure, “others” (perhaps the Spanish … Continue reading

June 28, 2015 · 1 Comment

Father’s Day Memories

My dad came first in our family.  In those days, the men always came first–at least at the table if not everywhere.  He was a modest man, having been told … Continue reading

June 20, 2015 · 2 Comments

Communities of Fun

List the “tribes,” the communities to which you belong that feel unfailingly emotionally safe, supportive, and fun.  It’s not fair to list the names of groups that SHOULD be supportive … Continue reading

June 20, 2015 · Leave a comment

From Author Sally Rose: “The New Young”

Recently, I was reading one of those articles that floats around on Facebook. It was called “7 surprising things that make you live longer.” That got my attention. I discovered that: 1. … Continue reading

June 13, 2015 · 2 Comments

Reading to Gobble or Chew

What makes a novel good?  I used to ask myself that question every time my English teacher assigned yet another reading list.  A few of the classic novels felt to … Continue reading

June 13, 2015 · 3 Comments

From Author Chelo Diaz-Ludden: “Sisters”

“A sister is both your mirror – and your opposite.” ~Elizabeth Fishel Sisters My sisters and I all look alike.  We also sound alike.  Strangers or people who don’t know … Continue reading

June 6, 2015 · Leave a comment

Stuffed So Full of Fairytales, The World is an Illusion

Do you remember the film BEING THERE with Peter Sellers, a simple-minded gardener whose only contact with life comes through platitudes he has heard?  He is mistaken for being wise, … Continue reading

June 6, 2015 · 1 Comment
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