Personal Journeys with Gramma

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

Learning from Slime Mold

Long ago when I was in graduate school, I took a test called the FIRO-B.  From the results, I learned that I need affection (I didn’t require a test to … Continue reading

September 25, 2020 · Leave a comment

Losing Everything

Long ago when Hurricane Katrina did the unthinkable by flooding much of New Orleans, I couldn’t imagine the psychological trauma of losing your home, your neighborhood, your town, your nearby … Continue reading

September 18, 2020 · 2 Comments

Erasing the Other

In the 1870’s, a man named Richard Pratt decided to use his Army training and experience (setting up a prison program) to design American schools for indigenous youth who were … Continue reading

September 11, 2020 · 2 Comments

Karma Will Get You?

As I write, lightning is flashing above our house, occasionally slashing sideways through a fury of wind that pelts our tortured trees with stinging, needle-stripping rain.  This fragment of Armageddon … Continue reading

September 4, 2020 · 3 Comments

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