Personal Journeys with Gramma

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

Can a Society Come Clean?

Change sometimes comes quietly on little mouse feet, creeping in almost before anyone is aware. A change in attitudes doesn’t work like that. It comes in a tsunami or not … Continue reading

July 4, 2020 · 1 Comment

The Mirror of Solitude

Before the chilling reality of Black Lives Matter made us all stop to face the fractured society we’ve allowed ourselves to be, someone on Facebook asked friends how their lives … Continue reading

June 13, 2020 · 3 Comments

Daring to Think Beyond the Box

Greta Thunberg, the outspoken Swedish climate change activist, upsets more than climate change deniers. She alarms those who believe sixteen-year-old girls should act like Liesl von Trapp in The Sound … Continue reading

September 28, 2019 · 1 Comment

Should We Consider Electing a Female President?

“The female Amazon warriors were not a myth.” I turned on the TV in time to hear a professor who had unearthed graves of the infamous, fierce tribe described by … Continue reading

January 19, 2019 · Leave a comment

Cleansing Rain or Mudslide?

As in most areas of the country (and maybe the world), our local weather has been unusual. We live in a semi-arid area (traditionally), but recent upheavals began with a … Continue reading

May 13, 2017 · 1 Comment

Thanks for the Hand Up! Going Plant-Based While Grumbling

Recently, my heart health (or lack of it) demanded that I either embrace a future of repeated hospitalizations or drastically change my lifestyle.  What?  Me? I’m not even good at … Continue reading

July 16, 2016 · Leave a comment

Welcome to the Extermination Ovens; Have a Nice Day

Could anyone who was marched into the gas ovens during WWII have previously been envisioning having a good day?  How about a slave of a sadistic owner?  Or the victims … Continue reading

May 21, 2016 · Leave a comment

Who Cares about Regular People? Greed, Selfishness, Prejudice, and Pride

In a recent AMERICAN EXPERIENCE program on PBS titled “Murder of a President,” Americans finally grew weary of a political organization that indulged the greedy rich at the expense of … Continue reading

February 6, 2016 · Leave a comment

Outside the Box

What does a flower feel when it finally opens and feels the touch of honeybees?  I don’t know, but maybe it’s a little like the experience I had today. In … Continue reading

May 9, 2015 · 1 Comment
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