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The Sea Captain and the Finger Bowl

It’s been three years since I posted this memory about my gracious Dutch grandmother. When families get together, it can be stressful with all the preparations and our efforts to put our best foot forward. 595 more words

Family Life

Before I'm 64

Ask anyone the date upon which Abraham Lincoln died and those who paid close enough attention in junior history class might get the month (April), the year (1865), and perhaps the holiday (Good Friday), or some combination thereof. 599 more words


Documentary Screening

On Saturday, November 22, the documentary African Grandmothers Tribunal: Seeking justice at the frontlines of the AIDS crisis will be screened at UBC Robson Square at 1 pm and 3 pm. 17 more words



This is the time of year when I remember my Danish roots. There was nothing more pleasurable than hanging out in my grandmother’s kitchen at Christmas time and baking cookies. 267 more words

Love And Poetry

(Prose poem) My Three Grandmothers by Mary Saracino

1. Immacolata

The Boss we called her, though in life her authority barely reached beyond the aroma-stained walls of her over-worked kitchen. She came to America from Puglia in 1920, seven months pregnant with my father. 1,270 more words


Granny Got Stoned

The legalization of marijuana for all of the United States isn’t too far off. Colorado led the pack making it legal about a year ago. Washington State quickly followed behind them,so it’s only a matter of time before the next state follows suit. 48 more words


Yoga Dare!

This past September, our Granddaughters to Grandmothers group had our very first event! We all got together for a Yoga Dare! We had a relaxing yoga video playing, we did some yoga, we got to know each other, and we brainstormed ideas for the future. 35 more words