Archive | May, 2016

Traveling as a Grandma

Traveling in Greece as a Grandma

Traveling in Greece as a Grandma There are lots of articles on the internet about grandparents traveling with their grandchildren.  Also grandchildren traveling with their grandparents.  But none that I have found that explore what it is like to travel as a grandparent without grandchildren. Actually, it is virtually impossible for me to travel without […]

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Loofa Sponges


  I will be on a writing retreat in Greece for the next two weeks, so my posts will be intermittent and with a Greek background.   I hope you enjoy the journey with me. We arrived in Athens yesterday morning, and made our way to the Metro and then to Monistiraki Station.  I am still […]

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Moments of Joy

Moments of Joy

Last week I drove to San Diego for my son’s wedding. Helping him and his fiancee put the final touches on their plans, then stepping back and participating in each event, I experienced joy over and over, breath-stopping joy.  And in unexpected places. I think grandparents experience weddings and funerals differently than young people.  These […]

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