Personal Journeys with Gramma

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

Pull The Bonds Tighter Between Us: Community in Cold Times

When we have community, we live longer, healthier lives. The research is undeniable. A recent webinar titled THE BROKEN BRAIN reminded us that isolation is a toxin that makes us … Continue reading

January 27, 2018 · 3 Comments

A Heritage of Wishy-Washy

As a high school senior changing cities, I nervously entered what would become my alma mater two weeks late. My advisor told me in spite of my academic record I couldn’t be … Continue reading

January 27, 2018 · Leave a comment

The “Little Woman” Speaks Out

I feel a thrill when I see women marching together to declare their unity and strength. Women and strength—in the same sentence. I don’t know if I can adequately explain … Continue reading

January 20, 2018 · Leave a comment

A Little Respect

Whenever I use the word respect, I hear Aretha Franklin singing:  “All I’m askin’ is for a little respect…” Because I’ve been drawn to performance of one kind or another … Continue reading

January 13, 2018 · Leave a comment

Locked into a New Reality in the New Year

Have you ever locked yourself out of the house? One night I woke to our puppy making that unmistakable hacking sound that heralds the arrival of a quantity of vomit. … Continue reading

January 6, 2018 · 3 Comments

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