Family Stories

Anyone from a rural state is probably going to have a hilarious catalog of stories from their grandparents and great-aunts and uncles plus fun nick names (Pickles, Wig). My maternal grandmother (Mamau)’s family was something else. I need to get a camera or ipad pro or something to take more recordings, phone isn’t good enough… Continue reading Family Stories

Nonsense Words and Speech And Is Your Native Tongue Sarcasm?

Do you ever do intentional nonsense words and names and intentionally misused phrases in your family, just for the heck of it? Or does that not boat your float? I should keep a list of our nonsense words and nicknames. Rubicon instead of Becky, Balibbalubalah instead of Lizzie. My brother was Buddy boy, Sonny Boy,… Continue reading Nonsense Words and Speech And Is Your Native Tongue Sarcasm?

What I’ve Been Up to Lately and What I Will Be Doing This Summer

Rereading the Grandma’s Attic series. Its about all I can focus on reading-wise. Apparently not reading Hamlet like I’m supposed to, lets see if I can do that in the two days after this draft was written (5/29/20). Added three mini African violets to my plant collection as well as more of the ivy clippings… Continue reading What I’ve Been Up to Lately and What I Will Be Doing This Summer