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Water's Thicker...

I know they say that you can’t pick your family…but seriously if you could, I’m telling you–I’d be that “camped-out-all-night-in-a-tent-like-its-Black-Friday-just-to-be-first-in-line-at-the-register” shopper. Literally. And maybe that’s a horrible thing to say…but if you knew my family–hell, if you’d dealt with what I’ve had to deal with the past 28-and-some-change years–then you’d understand. 2,647 more words


Her One Good Hand ...

Her One Good Hand …

By Gloria Faye Brown Bates/aka Granny Gee/@GeeGranny on Twitter

Gloria Faye Brown Bates/aka Granny Gee/@GeeGranny on Twitter …

I left my husband at the desk where he was talking to the gray-haired lady sitting there.   1,238 more words


Book Review: Last Stop on Market Street by Matt de la Peña

Bibliographic Info

  • Author: Matt de la Peña
  • Illustrator: Christian Robinson
  • Format: picture book
  • Price: hardcover, $16.99 U.S.
  • Age range: 3-6…
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Picture Books

Grandmother’ Special Recipe For Love

Many of us have fond memories of visiting our grandmother’s house and of the delicious smells that greeted us when we entered the kitchen.  Pies of apple, pecan, chess, sweet potato and oh, let’s not forget chocolate!  129 more words


Grandma's Love

One of my favorite songs is Bill Wither’s “Grandma’s Hands”. It’s the perfect song that reminds me of my own relationship with my grandma and how wonderful she is. 243 more words


Family is the key

Family is key. I think family is one of the most important aspects of my life. My family has also played a big role in emotional support, stability, and many other ways. 300 more words

What Nonnas Know (for Barbara, another Nonna)

At Christmas we gave each other poems. Here is one written by Debra for Barbara.

We Nonnas know
Practical and profound
Wisdom handed down
From our Nonnas’ and our Mommas’ hugs, 207 more words