Personal Journeys with Gramma

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

Looking from the Inside of Your Eyeballs

Did you ever wonder what other people see when they look at you?  The only way you’ve ever seen yourself is in the two-dimensions of a mirror.  Yet everyone around … Continue reading

March 7, 2015 · Leave a comment

QUESTION: What is it like to have a “teen” grandchild; is it difficult or is it fun?

Gramma’s Answer: Having a teen grandchild is fun.  The teenage years are times when young people start to explore and discover who they are, what’s different or the same between them and … Continue reading

February 15, 2015 · Leave a comment

True Love—The Greatest Valentine

The greatest Valentine’s Day gift is pure love itself.  We use love to frame and enrich the blows and joys of living.  Romantic love can mature into a multi-faceted relationship … Continue reading

February 8, 2015 · Leave a comment

Embracing Living

When I was a little girl, I used to stand with my toes on our lot line (I wasn’t allowed to leave the yard) to chat with the neighbor who … Continue reading

January 3, 2015 · Leave a comment

An Imperfect Holiday Celebration

The annual movie White Christmas reflects an expectation many of us hold, namely, a holiday should be perfect.  For example, Christmas has to be white.  I remember crying when I … Continue reading

December 19, 2014 · Leave a comment

Can You See I’m Grateful?

The single American holiday dedicated solely to being thankful is over.  For most of us, nothing is left but the turkey no one wanted and maybe a stained tablecloth.  The … Continue reading

December 5, 2014 · Leave a comment

Sharp Corners

Our dog died.  Our pipes are leaking.  Mice chewed the windshield washer tubes on my car.  Sam’s Club told us we had a problem with our bank account, but the … Continue reading

October 25, 2014 · 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

My Funny Valentine Working Off-Duty: A Story of True Love

I stood behind the single counter in the small trendy shop where I was working to help pay my way through graduate school.  I had to struggle not to giggle … Continue reading

February 9, 2014 · 1 Comment

Imagine Yourself An Adventure

  Magic bursts through the darkness of the sky in gleaming spots of light, spots that might begin dancing at any time if you stared long enough.  Just in case … Continue reading

February 1, 2014 · Leave a comment
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