Personal Journeys with Gramma

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

Being the Sidekick…or Not

Name five famous sidekicks…starting now!  Easy, huh?  Now take a good look at the images of each.  The term that was once popular was “second banana”—often the plucky comic relief, … Continue reading

April 30, 2016 · Leave a comment

I Wanna Know NOW! The Addictive Qualities of Learning

Wouldn’t you love to know EVERYTHING that you’ve always wondered about?  I would.  We know that young children thrive on learning—that rapid learning is the job of babies.  I can … Continue reading

April 23, 2016 · 2 Comments

“This is not the Medicine You Seek”—In Profit We Trust

In STAR WARS, Obi Wan Kenobi’s Jedi mind trick convinces an enemy guard that he isn’t seeing what he’s seeing.  Maybe the Jedi mind trick is closer to reality than … Continue reading

April 17, 2016 · 2 Comments

It Isn’t Sloth; It’s ENTROPY!

I distinctly remember being tidy—everything in its place.  But then the tidiness went away.  Perhaps pirates did it…or zombies.  Anyway, my basement office and the family room beyond look like … Continue reading

April 9, 2016 · 5 Comments

Connected by Emotion

Now and then, the magnificent web of humanity emerges from its invisibility cloak.  You realize that in your struggle to survive, you’re connected to people you’ve never met—occasionally more deeply … Continue reading

April 2, 2016 · 5 Comments

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