Personal Journeys with Gramma

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

The Threat of Individualism

“You aren’t a real grandma. You swear and you don’t make cookies.” In the wonderful film MINARI about an immigrant family from South Korea adjusting to life as Arkansas farmers, … Continue reading

August 27, 2021 · 1 Comment

The Butterfly Wings of Conscience

In these troubled, scary times, we look for ways to bring the light. We choose alternatives to plastic and fossil fuels or grass that gulps precious water. We wear masks … Continue reading

August 20, 2021 · Leave a comment

Excuses for Being Crabby

One rule of good parenting (or teaching) is don’t be impossible to please. Take each lesson separately and be openly pleased with progress. For example, your preteen can be messy. … Continue reading

August 13, 2021 · Leave a comment

Superficially Glad

When I was very young, I was the only one in my family who hadn’t succumbed to the stomach flu. That’s right, the vomiting kind. I was holding my breath … Continue reading

August 6, 2021 · Leave a comment

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