Personal Journeys with Gramma

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

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

Losing Face or Who is That in My Portrait?

Eyewitness testimony is reputedly the least reliable evidence, because we see what we expect to see, so it’s tainted by prejudices and desires.  But we like to think we see … Continue reading

August 27, 2016 · 2 Comments

Trust Issues

Someone you trust completely seems to turn on you.  You survive, but your trust doesn’t.  Suddenly, everyone looks self-serving and unreliable.  You imagine enemies waiting to ambush you. I don’t … Continue reading

September 19, 2015 · 1 Comment

My Cone of Silence

Finding time to be alone can be SO HARD—partly because we don’t really want to have a chance to think about everything we haven’t done yet, and partly because we’ve … Continue reading

August 23, 2015 · 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

Insist on Being Happy!

“If you’re happy and you know it, clap your hands…”  So, are you clapping?  ARE YOU KIDDING?  With all the frustrations and obligations we face daily, how can anyone go … Continue reading

May 24, 2014 · Leave a comment

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