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HAPPY GRANDPARENT’S DAY

I don’t know why this day always seems to sneak up on us.  I’m not sure when it originated, but I know it wasn’t around when I was a kid.  I think it’s a good idea to honor our golden … Continue reading

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GRANDMA’S ARMS

I have fond memories of both my grandmothers.  In fact I can even remember my great grandmother and some of the things she impressed on me in my youth. Today, grandmas have changed quite a bit.  Most of them still work well into their … Continue reading

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GIRLY DAY

Yesterday I had the entire afternoon with my fourteen year old granddaughter.  I know the day will soon approach, when being with Grandma is no longer cool, so I will relish these moments before she moves onto that chapter in … Continue reading

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ON BEING A GRANDMA

I remember having grandparents that were a very important part of my upbringing even though they were not in my life every day. One of those grandmothers was a typical farmer’s wife with 8 children. She made sure that fresh … Continue reading

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MY GREAT GRANDMOTHER

   Her hands were gnarled and disfigured from years of arthritis – a hefty woman of less than five feet tall. Her swollen legs were encased in stretchy elastic bandages. Though her short body was bent and disabled, her mind … Continue reading

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MY GREAT GRANDMOTHER

Her hands were gnarled and disfigured from years of arthritis – a hefty woman of less than five feet tall. Her swollen legs were encased in stretchy elastic bandages. Though her short body was bent and disabled, her mind was … Continue reading

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My Dad’s Mom

My paternal grandmother was a city lady.  She was a beautiful woman with black hair and the darkest black eyes I’ve ever seen.  She lived with our family when I was just a child, but than moved to her own apartment … Continue reading

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On being a grandma

My mother’s mom was the wife of a farmer.  I knew she had dreams of a big city life and whenever she had the chance she showed her ability to make with entertaining antics.  She was a woman with a … Continue reading

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