Personal Journeys with Gramma

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

Are We the Show?

Do you remember the 1998 film THE TRUMAN SHOW? Truman Burbank grows up in a universe that’s entirely fake. From his birth, he’s unwittingly the star of a TV reality … Continue reading

July 23, 2021 · Leave a comment

“Tell the truth and shame the devil”

A third of Americans were supportive of Hitler and his policies, even as we fought WWII. (Hitler’s American Friends by Bradley W. Hart) That percentage included powerful white men such … Continue reading

January 8, 2021 · 2 Comments

The Heart of a Decent People

Truth, compassion, and honor. Some say those words are obsolete in 2017 America. Our lives have become a game of bullying and self-obsession—living for the moment strictly for personal gain. … Continue reading

September 16, 2017 · 1 Comment

Are We Letting Superman Down?

In 1942 when winning WWII was a grave concern, the Superman radio show debuted Superman’s goal of fighting “the never ending battle for truth, justice, and the American way.” Recently, … Continue reading

June 10, 2017 · 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

I Didn’t Say That! Eliminating Filters on Information

Have you ever been interviewed for a publication?  Most of us who have, know the experience can be one that makes you shake your head.  “Look, Mom, I’m important!  I’m … Continue reading

February 20, 2016 · 2 Comments

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