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Like Great-Grandma Used to Do

Once when I was little, I started to pay attention to something my great-grandma used to do – and that was stir in her sugar into things counter-clockwise. 58 more words


Dear Georgie

I remember Grandpa calling you that, “Georgie.” I can’t begin to tell you the countless happy memories birthed and held gently here in your room. 772 more words


V Is  For The Veal Cutlet Story

Great Grandma was a reckoning force. She held a firm grasp on her matriarchal status through her long adult life. She left Sicily as a young mother, raised her family— five daughters, in a Mott Street tenement. 952 more words

Blogging A-Z April 2018 Challenge

Shabby Sunday: Tisha

Shabby Sunday was created by Mischenko @ Read, Rant, Rock & Roll, and is a meme to feature an old book on your bookshelf!  For my first ever Shabby Sunday I am going to spotlight “Tisha” by by Robert Specht: 286 more words


A Sign From Heaven In The Toy Aisle

When you lose a loved one, you look for signs from them everywhere. Every singing bird, every ray of sunshine, every penny you find on the ground. 569 more words

Mom Life


Today my grandma said her final Aloha and took her last breath. I can’t seem to grasp that it’s real. I mean all my life, she’s been there. 535 more words

For Mamas

Becoming a Minimalist: My Great Grandma

What is a minimalist? Can I call myself a minimalist? What led me to become a minimalist?

Hoarding runs through both lines of my family. I’ve grown up knowing my paternal great grandmother was a collector of things, but until I cleaned out her house over a 4 month period I really had no idea of the extent of her hoarding.  513 more words

Becoming A Minimalist