Personal Journeys with Gramma

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

Walking Out on Consideration

I’m an inveterate independent. I enjoy films such as FINDING YOUR FEET or THE BEST EXOTIC MARIGOLD HOTEL in which the leading lady creates a more fulfilling life for herself. … Continue reading

November 23, 2019 · 1 Comment

Invisible Heroes: Are You One?

In times of disaster, we glimpse the heroic acts of people we never knew were out there—ordinary women and men who wanted to help. But those people don’t magically appear … Continue reading

November 10, 2018 · 3 Comments

Breaking Out of a Sexual Prison

Have you ever been abruptly awakened from a deep sleep—except your body didn’t wake up? You were consciousness within a shell you didn’t command. I felt that experience only once. … Continue reading

October 7, 2017 · Leave a comment

The Heart of a Decent People

Truth, compassion, and honor. Some say those words are obsolete in 2017 America. Our lives have become a game of bullying and self-obsession—living for the moment strictly for personal gain. … Continue reading

September 16, 2017 · 1 Comment

The Birds and the Bees?

Do you remember when you first learned the details of male/female sex?  Do you remember what you were thinking as you tried to picture what was being described?  I do, … Continue reading

August 29, 2015 · 1 Comment

What’s Good about Arguing?

Let’s say you and someone who is important to you NEVER disagree.  Does that mean your relationship is perfect?  Probably not.  No matter how much you care for one another, … Continue reading

October 19, 2014 · Leave a comment

How Can I Listen When I Don’t Want to Hear?

Blah, blah, blah.  Sometimes my ears hear a lot of blah, so I don’t want to listen.  Sadly, the person saying the blah blah may be somebody I shouldn’t ignore—a … Continue reading

October 19, 2014 · Leave a comment

Being Whole and Fulfilled

Recently, I watched a TV segment of Dr. Oz about a young man who was born with almost no limbs—one foot, three stumps of various lengths.  The audience stood to … Continue reading

October 1, 2014 · Leave a comment

Daring to Look “…Where the Eye Does Not See”

We don’t need the research to tell us that we see only what we want to see.  Of course, it’s easier to notice other people doing it, but deep down … Continue reading

June 26, 2014 · Leave a comment
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