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I once attended a wedding where the bride had a panic attack right as she was walking down the aisle. She froze, started shaking, and just kept saying “no, no, no.” Unfortunately, this didn’t happen until she was already in front of everyone, and her dad decided that the best thing he could do was […]


Are you Ready?

91 and as sassy as ever.  My great-grandma recently turned 91, and when I called to tell her happy birthday, she cracked me up with the candor she spoke with. She answered the phone by saying, “Yep.  I’m gonna die soon.” And then laughed and laughed like she had shared an old joke and not […]


Conversations with My 91 Year Old Grandma: Boyfriends & Cigarettes.

Today is one of my favorite days of the year. In case you were wondering, December 24th is my favorite day of the year.  Followed by Christmas.  And then whatever day we go to Universal’s Grinchmas.  And then Thanksgiving.  But today is on the list of my favorite days. Its our annual candy making party! […]



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