Personal Journeys with Gramma

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

Sticks In An Anthill

 What do you see in the photograph?  Yes, it’s a red anthill.  Yes, those are sticks and stones the ants didn’t design into their architecture. When I first noticed the … Continue reading

July 18, 2015 · 1 Comment


To be honest, no one who lives within a 50 mile radius of us would say “Bears on the deck!” with an exclamation mark.  Bears are ho-hum around here—to a … Continue reading

May 16, 2015 · 1 Comment


Sharing isn’t easy—even in the holiday season.  When we’re young, sharing may be mandatory.  If Mom says, “Share nicely!” it isn’t a request. The sharing we do when we are … Continue reading

November 2, 2014 · Leave a comment

Sing for the Enchanted Rats!

Did you see the movie Enchanted?  Remember the scene when the Cinderella-type character sings and all the little animals of New York—including mice, rats, pigeons, and squirrels—rush in to clean … Continue reading

January 5, 2014 · Leave a comment

News Flash: The National Wildlife Federation has certified our property as a Wildlife Habitat!

What does our new certification status mean?  It means that we provide adequate food, shelter, and water for the local assorted critters—in our case, enough assorted birds to make Tippi … Continue reading

December 29, 2013 · Leave a comment

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