Personal Journeys with Gramma

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

Overcoming Wimpy-ness!

Recently, my husband and I resigned ourselves to the necessity of refinishing both our extensive decks and the wooden railings that surround them. We’d been postponing the inevitable so we … Continue reading

October 12, 2019 · 2 Comments

Living the Dream

One of our family homes was situated in the Rocky Mountains. The house was oddly shaped and small, but the upper deck provided a view of Pike’s Peak, and the … Continue reading

August 11, 2018 · 4 Comments

The Fragile Bliss of Ignorance or How I Learned to Avoid Blowing Up

Ignorance is bliss only until it blows up on you. Recently, my husband went to a local mechanic about a distinctive gasoline smell in our car’s engine.  The mechanic said … Continue reading

August 13, 2016 · 2 Comments

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

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

This Moment as a Memory

What if today turned out to be your last day of life and you would eventually look back on it from the Other Side?  What would you notice? Are you … Continue reading

August 13, 2014 · Leave a comment

Smearing Color into Life

Do you ever feel like your life has slipped into shades of gray?  You peer at your problems and they all seem familiar, as though they already happened.  Deja vu. … Continue reading

June 14, 2014 · 1 Comment

What I Learned from the People of Belize

In my mind, a vacation that consists of tramping from site to site with a bunch of people just like me isn’t worth the effort and cost of a trip … Continue reading

April 5, 2014 · Leave a comment

Weary of Weather?

For the people who are SICK, SICK, SICK of winter snow, here’s a different perspective. Today the humidity in our area lay at 5%.  Yes, five percent.  No typo.  We … Continue reading

February 18, 2014 · Leave a comment
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