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In which a jug of buttermilk makes me nostalgic.

So to celebrate pi day yesterday, I obviously had to make a pie. I wanted a buttermilk pie of some sort, which of course, requires buttermilk, but not nearly the whole bottle. 672 more words

Women Being Badass

Blessing Grandma

This past week with GG, Grandma and Mom has been a huge blessing, not only in the fun activities but also the memorable moments, both from the past and ones that were created. 875 more words


My Glasses Were On A Dead Person!!

So today was the family viewing of my great-grandma’s casket to make sure everything looked right. Adjusted her jewelry, fixed her hair, etc. She still looked a bit strange because her eyes were closed, she wasn’t smiling, her cheeks looked sunken, and all the life was gone. 173 more words

Personal Junk

Goodbye, GG?

My great-grandmother, called GG by mom and I, was recently transferred from a nursing home to my grandparents’ house due to increased costs. GG had a caretaker to help my grandparents since they’re all old and GG has been having violent fits lately. 127 more words

Personal Junk

A death in the family

Nothing alerts you to the concept behind The Blink the way a death in the family can and does.  Even when the passing family member is in her 90s and has been sidelined by dementia and other elderly conditions that contributed to her inditement in hospice.   158 more words


A Tribute to Grandma

What constitutes a “great” grandma? Besides watching over the three generations below her, I think it has something to do with creating an impression in your grandkids starting when they are young. 375 more words


Great Grandma Esther's Banana Bread & Banana Maple Mini Muffins

My great grandma Esther Fingado made a famously moist banana bread. Her original, flawless recipe for the loaf is as follows:

1 cup sugar
1 cup butter… 331 more words