Posts for grandmother


General/Column December 19, 2016

It was a tiny moment. Dark brown eyes turned toward me, abandoning the picture book we held while her mother…

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Granny Hates Bare Feet

General/Column August 15, 2016

Granny’s putting paper on the seat so I can sit down and not “catch germs.” I point wordlessly at the…

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My Child’s Child

General/Column April 18, 2016

The pressure of her grip— five tiny fingers wrapped around my one, Hers so delicate Like ripened florets fixed to…

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Great Grandma On Peggotty Beach

General/Column February 15, 2016

Great Grandma in her black-taffeta bathing suit waded in the Atlantic Ocean, before storms toppled houses, before sand washed into…

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