Posts in category "Grandparents"

#ThrowbackThursday - A Letter to my Grandfather during WWII

My grandmother and grandfather were married on April 26, 1941. My grandfather was drafted one month later.  They did not see each other again for 4 and a half years. During that time, both my grandfather’s mother and father died. Here is a copy of a letter to my grandfather (Joe) from his sister (Ann)... Read more »

Do you believe in signs?

And miracles, for that matter. The world is made up of two kinds of people – the believers and the non-believers. I am in the former and that’s how I ended up being the weirdo at Dunkin Donuts the other morning. The Long Explanation - My grandfather sends me pennies.  Yes, he died 12 years... Read more »

Is it allergies or is it ...

the eyes!! *cue thunder, lightning, old Italian lady hunched over with big knuckles and thinning hair (but a heart of gold) ‘Tis the season … of allergies.  Ugh! And, I’m reminded of this entry from the Archives. ~~~ FINALLY, my headache is gone.  I had the worst headache for two straight days. And, I wondered... Read more »
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Do you believe in the evil eye?

FINALLY, my headache is gone.  I had the worst headache for two straight days. And, I wondered … Could it be allergies? Could it be that I need to see the chiropractor? Could it be lack of sleep? Or could it be … ‘the eyes?’  (*cue thunder, lightning*) My Grandma LaSala would say it was... Read more »