Personal Journeys with Gramma

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

The Invisible Force Field of My Magic Song

In the last couple of weeks, I began singing a refrain from a song I never really knew:  “Ain’t nothin’ gonna break-a my stride/Nobody gonna slow me down/Oh no, oh … Continue reading

September 14, 2019 · 1 Comment

Playing the Shell Game

According to Wikipedia, the shell game dates back at least to ancient Greece. A con man quickly shuffles a pea around beneath a series of shells or thimbles on a … Continue reading

June 16, 2018 · Leave a comment

Standing against the Storm: The Trials of Independence

I’m independent. I always have been—socially, intellectually, politically, even emotionally. I’m a little scary to people who are followers, because leading me is like herding cats. I start fracturing into … Continue reading

October 28, 2017 · 2 Comments

The Virtue of Being Stubborn

“Don’t be so @”*#$% stubborn!”  Yes, we were brought up with the idea that being stubborn is a bad thing.  What’s the opposite?  Being cooperative, flexible, and manageable.  While men … Continue reading

June 4, 2016 · 2 Comments

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