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This is where I found myself last week, registering for Medicare. Yes, that program for OLD people; the one my grandmother was on for as long as I can remember. 378 more words


Rambling on 33d Sunday of Ordinary Time (A) and Galloping Grannies

The Glorious Gautama Buddha Chapter of the Galloping Gang of Grandmothers of Greater Grand Island has struck again. The local newspaper last week, in the “Police Calls” section, reported a house in a nice neighborhood had been burglarized. 386 more words

General Ramblings

The Cooper Matriarch

Not everyday, but once in a while I thing about my grandmother. Over the summer I planted three rose bushes in my backyard and one of them smells just like her perfume and the smell brings me right back home to her little house on the river in Zanesville.   183 more words


Gingerbread Love

By Carlton Hughes

Have you ever been the apple of someone’s eye? The object of affection from someone who loves you unconditionally?

That was me with my grandmothers. 449 more words


Letters from Gram

As I write tonight I catch a glimpse out of the corner of my eye of a box on my floor under my window.  The box is covered in my own handwriting and… 819 more words

Holidays in Chicago: Lighting the Tree

In December 1956, Chicago’s Christmas tree was in fact one large tree that had been created from many smaller trees. The tree was 70 feet tall, decorated with about 4,400 lights and more than 2,000 ornaments, and was located in the Grant Park tree platform at Congress Parkway and Michigan Avenue. 379 more words

The Boy and The Cat - Memories of Youth 2

When I was around 5 or 6 years old, I penned a story about a boy and his cat. It was short, 6-7 lines at most and incomplete. 166 more words