Category Archives: Grandmother Stories

A friend once told me, “I believe this world is literally held together by women all over the world working their prayer beads.” My grandmother was one such woman. This category is dedicated to grandmothers everywhere, holding our world together. Feel free to leave comments. I would love to hear your grandmother stories :)

Children Crying on the Prairie

Late one evening I had a waking dream. I was walking along a dirt road through a tallgrass prairie in the middle of Kansas, with scrub oaks and wheat fields stretching out into the distance. Up ahead there was a … Continue reading

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Ruth’s Story

The writing prompt was: write about someone who left. And so I did. I don’t know the specifics of Ruth’s history, and I never met Ruth–she died before I was born. Ruth’s story is a fiction of facts, but not … Continue reading

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A Woman’s Business Plan

For the last two weeks I have been agonizing over the elements of my business plan. This is required writing in order for me to receive unemployment benefits while I am establishing my business. The roadblock for me is that … Continue reading

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My Grandma’s House

My family moved into my grandmother’s home after my grandfather died My grandma’s room, her home, became the place where stories happened We listened to her stories as we ate bleu cheese from a jar, with Ritz crackers, and drank … Continue reading

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Grandmother Stories

Life lived like a story or words in books black smudges on a page flat and quiet Spoken, they come alive In community In context Love, shared history Caring to teach and share. To know the storyteller Watch her The … Continue reading

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