Personal Journeys with Gramma

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

Love in New York

Recently, the New York Times ran an article about some New Yorkers taking pity on immigrants from Venezuela who were duped and dumped on their doorstep. People who work hard … Continue reading

October 28, 2022 · Leave a comment

We Are Fam-i-ly

The developing 1950’s neighborhood where I grew up was nestled just beyond the city limits of our small town…where taxes were higher. The blocks around us weren’t filled in with … Continue reading

October 21, 2022 · Leave a comment

Creating an Emotional Home

We choose where we live. First, we pick a place to house our bodies. We talk rent or mortgage or investment values. If we’re fortunate, we can seek out a … Continue reading

October 13, 2022 · 2 Comments

The Great Multiplier

My great aunt reportedly had 17 children, only 14 of whom survived childhood. Her situation wasn’t unusual. Birth control was forbidden. The family worked a farm to feed everybody. I … Continue reading

October 7, 2022 · 2 Comments

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