Personal Journeys with Gramma

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

The Birds and the Bees?

Do you remember when you first learned the details of male/female sex?  Do you remember what you were thinking as you tried to picture what was being described?  I do, … Continue reading

August 29, 2015 · 1 Comment

My Cone of Silence

Finding time to be alone can be SO HARD—partly because we don’t really want to have a chance to think about everything we haven’t done yet, and partly because we’ve … Continue reading

August 23, 2015 · Leave a comment

Selling Your Soul

Anyone who likes to create—whether it be quilts, furniture, paintings, novels, or whatever—eventually faces a time when you need to sell products in order to have the resources to create … Continue reading

August 23, 2015 · 1 Comment

Impression of Yet Another Summer Storm

Grumbling in the distance. Gray depression spreading a dark pout. Bright burp of light faraway And again. And again.   Glowering black grudge swelling, tumbling, dissing the day. Dagger blade … Continue reading

August 15, 2015 · 1 Comment

Kissing Your Asp

Legend tells us Cleopatra killed herself dramatically by submitting her breast to the bite of an asp, a deadly poisonous snake.  Most of us aren’t big on kissing snakes, even … Continue reading

August 15, 2015 · 1 Comment

Laugh the Boogey-man Away!

What’s your favorite politician joke?  Everyone knows at least one—or should.  I worry about the people who tsk, tsk, tsk at humor that targets our respected institutions such as government … Continue reading

August 8, 2015 · 1 Comment

Illusions of Inadequacy

“Why aren’t I more…?”  You’ve finished the question; we all have.  You remember when.  You looked at someone who was more accomplished, attractive, healthier, popular, etc. and you felt like … Continue reading

August 2, 2015 · 1 Comment

Are You Afraid of Mud?

Remember mud?  In our world of asphalt and cement, we forget to think about the power of mud.  We like to imagine mud is a problem only in places far … Continue reading

August 1, 2015 · Leave a comment

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