Personal Journeys with Gramma

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

When the Going Gets Tough…

Disasters give one unassailable gift: We’re reminded we need one another. We know we need a central government that’s willing to take care of people—to be heroic when the situation … Continue reading

September 30, 2022 · Leave a comment

Looking Back with One Eye Shut

What if Americans are the chosen people—inevitably always right? As an American, would you feel comfortable hearing that or just a little queasy? If the United States were perfect, it … Continue reading

September 22, 2022 · Leave a comment

But Wait! There’s More!

Who likes waiting? Some people can summon huge reservoirs of patience for months, even years. “Patience is a virtue,” they remind us, knowing many people couldn’t care less about virtue. … Continue reading

September 16, 2022 · Leave a comment

I’m Okay But You’re SCARY

A popular plot in film, books, and TV involves someone depended on to be trustworthy who is not—a boss, a friend, a spouse. Friendly neighborhoods can secretly be filled with … Continue reading

September 9, 2022 · 1 Comment

Curling Up With a Good Book

In these discouraging, frustrating times, we need to find oases of distraction. A dear friend recently introduced me to the Canadian author Louise Penny and her murder mystery series starring … Continue reading

September 2, 2022 · Leave a comment

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