By Mary Bennett
As I walked to the steps and began to go up, I paused. I was not sure what to expect. Hopefully Isis, the eighteen year old cat would be sitting at the door waiting for me, or rather Zara, Tim and Jon. My dynamic trio, as I refer to them, are my [...]
By Teri Harrison,
It was 1989 and my mother had just become a grandmother. She was so excited, delighted and over the moon, I made the offhand comment she should open a store and call it “Grandma’s House,” and fill it with all things “Grandma”. That comment soon grew a life of its own and [...]
By Maryanne Curran
What’s in a name? As far as my grandmother was concerned, names didn’t mean much. Many different people called her many different names. But the one name that stuck the longest was “Flossie.” It was bestowed on her by one of her six sons-in-law. I’m not [...]
GRAND MEMORIES AND MOMENTS
By Alice Muschany
“It’s the things you learn after you know it all that count.”
— John Wooden
Our grown kids threw a party when my husband and I finally purchased cell phones.
After wearing myself out running [...]
Grandchildren are the icing on the cake any time of the year, but they provide that extra special zing during the holidays. They make the turkey a little juicier, the candles a little brighter and, yes, the pumpkin pie with whipped cream a whole lot messier.
When you recall your life before grandkids, it was [...]
By: Charlie Palmer AKA – Paw Paw
As I’ve aged, I’ve become kinder to myself, and less critical of myself. I’ve become my own friend.
I have seen too many dear friends leave this world, too soon; before they understood the great freedom that comes with aging.
Whose business is it, if I choose to [...]