Personal Journeys with Gramma

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

Snake Training!

“You need to train your dog to be afraid of rattlesnakes,” we were told. “Dogs are naturally curious, and unless a dog understands a rattlesnake is dangerous, he may approach … Continue reading

June 1, 2019 · Leave a comment

Christmas for Adults

Christmas—a perfect time of year to watch a film whose title means “destruction by fire” or “Scorched,” right? Where’s the “ho, ho, ho” and the holiday magic? How can a … Continue reading

December 24, 2016 · 1 Comment

Make Your Choice! Choose Your Reality!

How much control do you REALLY have over your world? We can all think back to pivotal moments in our lives when taking other paths might have led us in … Continue reading

May 28, 2016 · 2 Comments

Do You Believe in Fairies?

“I do believe in fairies!  I do believe in fairies!”  In the classic tale of PETER PAN, even adults are convinced or entranced to claim they believe.  As a child, … Continue reading

July 25, 2015 · Leave a comment

Stuffed So Full of Fairytales, The World is an Illusion

Do you remember the film BEING THERE with Peter Sellers, a simple-minded gardener whose only contact with life comes through platitudes he has heard?  He is mistaken for being wise, … Continue reading

June 6, 2015 · 1 Comment

Walk a Mile in Their Shoes

Last night as my husband and I watched the unflinching film WINTER’S BONE with Jennifer Lawrence, I couldn’t help thinking how little we know about one another as we shoulder … Continue reading

May 2, 2015 · 1 Comment

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

Which Age is Good?

What if all women were required to wear size 10 clothing?  Some would be lost in folds of cloth.  Some would look like poorly stuffed sausages.  Some would have to … Continue reading

September 20, 2014 · 2 Comments

Budget Suggestions from the Rich

Daily, we watch interviews with people who cannot fathom the tragic difficulties of managing with only one in-flight carry-on, or laminate counter tops (horrors!), or last year’s designer shoes.  Their major … Continue reading

August 13, 2014 · 1 Comment

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