Archive | September, 2015

The Owl

The Owl, Part 2

Today I find myself watching the owl carefully. Its head does not move, but its eyes follow me as I stand up and go to answer the door. I take it down from the mantel and take it with me. “Why are you holding the owl, Grandma?” “I’m not sure. It seemed to leap into […]

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The Owl

The Owl

Taking a Detour I’ve decided to do something different this week.  As I foolishly announced when I first began this blog last December, I am writing a novel.  Well, was writing a novel.  Between one thing and another, the manuscript has been untouched since last fall, and I’m trying a few things to find my […]

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Document your Time Together

Strengthening Relationships with Grandchildren: Document your Memories

This Grandparents’ Day piece appeared as a guest post over at Grandma Ideas.  You can visit that blog here: http://grandmaideas.com/strengthening-relationships-with-grandchildren-document-your-time-together Building Memories As grandparents, we play many important roles in our extended families.  At the foundation, we can provide the important elements of security, acceptance and love.   We can do that even if we are […]

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Nina Lewis and Grandchildren

8 Tips for Taking Great Pictures of Your Grandchildren

Please welcome Nina Lewis, another blogging grandmother.  The following is a guest column by her. Capturing Memories in Pictures There is something about seeing a darling little granddaughter in a cute princess costume or a Dracula enshrouded grandson that makes grandmothers grab their cameras! Who can resist taking a plethora of pictures of the ghouls […]

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