Personal Journeys with Gramma

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

Toppling the Towers: Destroying is Easier Than Building

Several years ago, I babysat for a couple of toddlers who sported contrasting temperaments. One was methodical and liked to build tall towers with blocks. The other had a flamboyant … Continue reading

January 29, 2017 · 2 Comments

Women Together at Last?

This weekend (according to THE NEW YORK TIMES) as women gather in Washington, D.C., and in state capitals across the nation to be seen as a unified force, disagreements surface—starting … Continue reading

January 21, 2017 · 2 Comments

Lies That Kill—Your Pets

Lies are a popular subject for discussion these days—how badly the consequences of lies injure the gullible as well as those who simply can’t escape the results. Unfortunately, we eventually … Continue reading

January 21, 2017 · 2 Comments

More Dopey Women? Not.

Recently my husband and I watched the film WHISKEY, TANGO, FOXTROT on DVD. We weren’t expecting much. The trailers had led us to anticipate a slapstick comedy about women gone … Continue reading

January 15, 2017 · Leave a comment

Tech-Dependence Betrayed Me!

How proud I was to be able to make Christmas dinner without power! Too proud. “Pride goeth before a fall…” This past week, the southern part of Colorado was smooshed … Continue reading

January 15, 2017 · Leave a comment

The Dinner That Almost Wasn’t: Finding Alternative Routes

You have a favorite route to work—the fastest, easiest way, a way you could almost drive in your sleep. And then it happens. You’re moving along, assuming once again you’re … Continue reading

January 7, 2017 · Leave a comment

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