Personal Journeys with Gramma

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

The Fellowship of the Survivors

The incredible waste of war and the astounding resilience of the human spirit are two sub-themes in the film TOLKIEN about J.R.R. Tolkien, author of THE HOBBIT and the LORD … Continue reading

June 20, 2020 · 2 Comments

Imagine a World Without…What?

Step away from politics for a moment and consider this question:  What kind of world would you like to live in? The pic is from a Families Belong Together rally, … Continue reading

July 7, 2018 · 1 Comment

Love Beyond Valentine’s Day

What does “love” mean? One source claimed it’s the word in the English language with the least meaning because it’s used to express SO MUCH—from a preference for chocolate to … Continue reading

February 17, 2018 · 2 Comments

And Now a Word about Death?

What sense does it make to take death as a personal affront when no one…NO ONE…is excused? Hence we have upbeat depictions such as the Mexican celebration of the ancestors … Continue reading

November 18, 2017 · 3 Comments

Strength of Self: Bouncing Back from Life’s Big Hits

What is it that carries children or anyone through terrible times?  Resiliency, or the ability to bounce back and carry on, is directly related to whether the person affected has … Continue reading

May 14, 2016 · 2 Comments

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