Sara Karkpatrick woman remembers her grandmother’s house, which was not the stereotypical “grandma house” filled with sunlight, smiles and baking.
One mother in-law can sometimes be a handful, but what do you do when you have three mothers-in-law? If you are George Burden, you enjoy the benefits.
Are we ever ready to let our children go when it’s time for them to fly the nest? Phyllis Wilson adds some perspective.
Bess is 97 years old. If she finds out I put her age on the internet she’ll kill me. She still gives us fashion advice and can tell you what kind of shoes every visitor she has had was wearing.
I couldn’t even begin to imagine having 11 brothers and sisters. I asked Frank questions, trying not to be rude. “Did you live in a big house?” He would simply answer no. “Did you have your own room?” Another no. He was then and is now a man of few words.
For the first time in her 76 years, grandma has her very own place, a bachelor apartment. It was just one of the things on her “twisted” bucket list.
When a new grandma sees her newborn grandson for the first time, she knows, without a doubt, that her heart belongs to him.
Music has a way of anchoring us to certain places, certain times. And then the memories wash through us and we are back where we started, yet further ahead.