Personal Journeys with Gramma

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

Being Kind to Yourself and Others in 2022

ON NEW YEAR’S EVE, 2021: You’ve done far better in 2021 than you think. You’re here, reading this, for a start. With the horrific drag on optimism, good health, and … Continue reading

December 31, 2021 · 2 Comments

Glinda’s World

What if life is far more wonderful than we know? Would we feel compelled to pooh-pooh it so we don’t look naive? Would we reject the possibilities because we don’t … Continue reading

December 24, 2021 · Leave a comment

Shooting Your Eye Out

How we agonize with poor Ralphie Parker as he pines for his dearest love, a Red Ryder air rifle! The time of A CHRISTMAS STORY is before Christmas in the … Continue reading

December 17, 2021 · Leave a comment

The Point of Schmaltzy Holiday Cards

Writing Christmas cards annoys me every year. I’m happy to keep in touch with friends of old, but all that writing saying not too much becomes wearisome. I’ve been spoiled … Continue reading

December 10, 2021 · 2 Comments

Controlling Rabbits

When I was twelve years old, a teenaged exhibitionist confronted me and my girlfriend as we sat by a remote pond in a tiny abandoned quarry in the woods. Never … Continue reading

December 3, 2021 · 2 Comments

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