Personal Journeys with Gramma

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

Holiday Hope on a Turtle Shell

Faster! FASTER! Beguiled by instant gratification? We all have too much to do—especially before holidays or special events—so we surrender to fast food or packaged food or take-out. Our lives … Continue reading

December 15, 2018 · 2 Comments

Faith Beyond Religion: Stuffing Character into Your Carry-on

“Ladies and gentlemen. Have faith. Have faith…” When Representative Joe Kennedy gave his rebuttal speech to the State of the Union address, he departed from his distributed text only slightly. … Continue reading

February 4, 2018 · Leave a comment

Blood from a Turnip—Collecting Funds from the Don’t-Have-Much Folk

“If you could sign up for a monthly donation…” I haven’t bothered adding up the amount of money I would need to agree to all the pleas for funds I … Continue reading

June 24, 2017 · 2 Comments

Working the Craft: Reading

Speaking of journeys, here’s a book I recently enjoyed: Have you ever stopped for a moment to consider what has happened in your life and silently asked yourself, “What was … Continue reading

February 22, 2015 · Leave a comment

Love Thy Neighbors as They Love You

Long ago when my husband and I were about to purchase our first house, we worried that we might spend all our money to live beside people who would ultimately … Continue reading

March 23, 2014 · Leave a comment

Squinting at the Path Ahead

Your snowboard carries you down the hill until you and gravity suddenly launch your body into space.  You twist in the air, hoping like crazy that your reacquaintance with earth … Continue reading

March 2, 2014 · 1 Comment

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