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Grammy Buffington

Today is my grandmother’s birthday. And not just any grandmother — my Grammy Buffington, the one I was named after. She died 25 years ago, but she is so present in my memories that it doesn’t feel like nearly that long. 143 more words

The Constant

In 43 years, I’ve lived in 16 different houses.  That works out to a new house every 2.7 years of my life.  I tend to make mistakes doing public math, but I did this math over and over again, and I’m pretty sure it’s right.   282 more words

Life

Final Countdown: 8 days

Yesterday morning, my grandmother died.  She had been telling us that she was going to die soon for about half a year now, and in the wee hours of Monday morning, she went exactly as she wanted: quickly and peacefully in her sleep.   410 more words

Grandma Part II

Early this past Monday, my grandmother died.  She went peacefully in her sleep.  When I got there later that morning, she was in bed, her eyes closed, looking for all the world like she was dreaming.   212 more words

0014.MDG: BRA

BRA
Dedicated to fellowess blagger Ms. LJ, (because I promised), the essence of this story, (the part covering my earlier life, meaning most of the story), is 100% true. 5,300 more words

Humor

0012.MDG: DEM BONES, DEM BONES, DEM………….BRAIN NETWORKS!!

DEM BONES, DEM BONES, DEM………….BRAIN NETWORKS!! Back to school

It was back to school for the new school 2014-15 year today, my darling girl now 2 years and 7 months returning for her second year after a 6 week summer holiday and having recently completed a grueling pre-Nursery year with full graduation ceremonies at her super school. 1,256 more words

Humor

Welcome to my blog

With the Facebook page gaining momentum :), I thought that now would be a good time to start enhancing the experience with a blog. The aim is to have a new article once a week or on a ‘whenever I can’ timeframe. 120 more words

Ageing