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We had played together every Monday for the previous two years…that is, every Monday when the sun was shining…regardless of temperature, since we had turned four. 2,330 more words

My grandmother at 100, my hero.

My grandmother just turned 100. Her mind is sharper than mine, but she cannot walk for too long and is now for the first time ever complaining that she cannot do what she used to; knit, sew, or cook. 290 more words


Mama O'Tuel

Mama O’Tuel, known to most of the world as Louise Jones O’Tuel, was my mother’s mother. She was a good Christian woman from a humble upbringing who experienced her fair share of tragedy during her lifetime, burying a husband who died in a car accident when she was 44 and losing a son who died of a heart attack at the age of 48. 1,192 more words


Women in my family have taught me

Advice from the women in my family.

My mother

Buy nice hand soap. Make your home a warm and welcoming place for guests. Be a kickass business owner who isn’t afraid to negotiate, with everyone, for everything. 373 more words


Grandmothers lobby for reproductive rights

An 82-year-old founded Grandmothers for Reproductive Rights who are advocating for abortion rights and sex education.

There are nearly 100 grandmothers joining Grandmothers for Reproductive Rights (GRR!) 171 more words

Good News

Granny Joy

Dear Granny,

It has been a while since we have talked, yet sometimes it feels just like yesterday we were sitting together on the front porch, talking about the things that really matter. 520 more words


Telling The Family

October 2016

There’s a reason this is a private blog that I haven’t told any family or friends about. I don’t want the thought of family or friends reading this to hinder my honesty and openness. 764 more words