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Shiny peach polish on elegant, tapered fingers

Faint fragrance of rose mixed with Jergen’s

I loved your creamy white hands, Grandmother

I’d lay alongside you as you napped, put my fingertips next to yours… 74 more words

Dear Daughter,

Dear Daughter,

It is impossible to predict circumstances or situations that might befall us.  You did not choose the life that was given you.  I did not choose to be motherless, just as you had no choice in being without a grandmother. 388 more words

Motherless Daughters

Gorgeous Grandma Day

Every July 23 we celebrate Gorgeous Grandma Day. Of course, in their own ways, every Grandma is gorgeous, so of course, it is a day to celebrate your own grannie, or grandmother or nana, or whatever you call that important woman in your life. 603 more words


Her baby was getting married today. She loved all her grandchildren. Each was special to her but he was special. She’d checked in on the bride, she looked radiant. 209 more words

Pass It On

On the door of one of the buildings at the American Visionary Art Museum in Baltimore, a bronze wing serves as the handle. I took a photo, but the background, through the glass door, was messy and distracting. 423 more words


The Wisdom of the Grandmothers

Beauties.  You are all beauties.  It is my desire that you own that, that you will own that.  My desire is that you feel in your heart, how beautiful, how valuable you are. 200 more words

A riot of harmony

While though the tempest loudly roars,
I hear the truth, it liveth.

Fifty years ago this month, my mother watched news coverage of the war zone her hometown had become.

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