It was my honor to hold my grandmother’s hand today just like she held mine as a child. She’s lived a beautiful life – almost 101 years – and will be leaving us very soon… I wrote this story late last night and hope it brings you a good laugh. Truly, there is something really special about being bound together. The eldest just made it … Continue reading Bound Together
I once asked if she recalled singing this song to me as a kid during a bad thunderstorm when I was scared; she didn’t, but I never forgot it… Loving remembering all the special moments I’ve shared with my grandmother. We met my uncle out front, gathered the cardboard boxes, tape, her room key and walked inside. It wasn’t what I had planned to do … Continue reading Calling Her Home?
Since the time I wrote this story two years ago, my grandmother’s house has withstood another hurricane. Mom said she couldn’t endure another clean-up after a flood, so she and my dad worked hard over the past eight months to have it raised from almost completely ground level to preserve it. It looks a little different now that it’s a little bit closer to heaven, … Continue reading Steinhatchee: More Than Scallops