Aside from my parents themselves, my maternal grandmother was probably the most influential adult in my young life. I was an only child, born ten years into my parents marriage, when they were both 35 years old. If I was not with a parent, or a teacher, or the parents of a select handful of friends, I was with my Grandmother and Granddad. Continue reading
Both of my grandmothers were born on May 1st.
Grandma taught me to play. She always arrived with a suitcase full of fun – terrible wigs, crocheted Barbie gowns, specially made nightgowns. Continue reading