A Christmas Surprise for Grandma
by Gloria J. Shuttleworth
Grandma lived on Sugar Creek Mountain all alone. It was a beautiful mountain, with tall cedar trees all over the mountain top. In the middle of the mountain was a crystal clear lake. The water in the lake was the prettiest blue you've ever...
Grandma: Be careful Ollie you’ll slip and break a leg
Me: *smirks* What did you drop the oil?
Grandma: No no it was the bloke (slang) across the road. He picked all the glass up but all the olive oils there.
Grandpa: well hopefully it’ll rain at some point
Me: no oil and water don’t mix
up into a ponytail. She knew her grandma would be happy that she had remembered to pull her hair back.
Thinking of her grandma always made Chelsea smile. Her grandma was so much fun to be with and she liked to teach Chelsea new things. Today, finally, her grandma was going to teach Chelsea how to...
If there were only one family member left, I wish it were you, great-grandma. You always trusted me, knew me inside and out, and you encouraged me all the time. You loved me more than anyone in the world. For all you were and all you gave me, I will always love you, great-grandma.
When I was little, I would wake up excruciatingly early just so I could sit with my grandma on her porch. She would make me a cup of milk with a tablespoon of coffee and loads of sugar. I remember talking with her; the taste of the lumps of sugar entangled in my memory. My mom was always working...
Long ago when I was just a little girl, I loved being with my grandma Dorissa. She was a loving, caring, and sweet kindhearted person. My grandmother would always pick me up from school and would take me to the grocery store with her, to pick up a few things. She would let me pick...
centuries and is now at her old folks home being interviewed by the TV. I think that the round character in this story Meghan and the flat character is Grandma Breckenridge .
In the book, ‘Three Century Woman”, Meghan is considered a round character. I know this because she changes during the story. In...
envied her. She was a stubborn woman.
The old porch swing covered in dew was located in the front yard of the house. That had been there since my Grandma had moved to her home. It was still there hanging from the huge apple tree; the tree was glistening with red delicious apples begging to be picked...
(although not famous). While some similarities between Beowulf and grandma are evident and noticeable the differences are pronounced between the two.
A trait can be compared for both Grandma and Beowulf is the strength of the two. Grandma has had the strength to recover from strokes, surgeries, birthing...
“Something I found out about my grandma”
A few years ago I took my grandma to a buffet in our neighborhood called “The King’s Table”. My grandma doesn’t go out to dinner very often because she doesn’t like to spend money on herself. I knew that she absolutely loved buffets...
always loved the color, the smell and their beauty, but most of all I love them because of my Grandpa. When I was a little kid I would always go to my Grandma and Grandpa’s house and spend time with them. And one of my fondest memories of spending time with them was helping my Grandpa garden.
quivering light in all that blackness; it burned softly, as if for itself.
Fenella's father pushed on with quick, nervous strides. Beside him her grandma bustled along in her crackling black ulster; they went so fast that she had now and again to give an undignified little skip to keep up with them....
“My Inspirational Grandma”
Have you ever imagine how your life would be different if a key person were not in it, like a mother, father, spouse, or child? Some people are so integral to making us who we are that without them; our very identity would be changed. My grandmother is a key figure...
should people know; whats most important, I went to bed stressing about writing something special. When I finally sat down the next day to write about grandma, I thought and thought. I wrote and scratched and threw out paper after paper. I wanted to include so many things that my mind was scattered in every...
delicious smell of the warm cookies overwhelmed my senses as I walked up to the small cottage that grandma lived in "Grandma, I'm home." I announced as I bounced into the kitchen early one Friday afternoon. Grandma was always baking something these days, she especially liked to bake bread, but today she was...
Lost in Yonkers is set in 1942 Yonkers, New York, in the living room in Grandma Kurnitz's upstairs apartment. Downstairs is Kurnitz's Kandy Store, where Grandma and her daughter, Bella, work. As the scene opens, two boys, Arty and Jay, sit uncomfortably on the couch waiting for their Father, Eddie, to...
gate. Dear Grandma, Hey grandma how are ypu doing?! Well I hope. Im doing grate by the way excpecialy in school. In my engeenering class I have figured out a way to count the majority vote in the white house. I know your thinking how in the world did I do that if I don’t work in the white house on a...
The Most Unforgettable Person I Have Ever Met
In my eyes , my grandmother will always be the most wonderful, patient, irreplaceable, and unforgettable person that I have ever met. Grandma, who was a unique person...
4 November 2014
My Grandma is one amazing person. She died of breast cancer 4 years ago. She was a short lady who was always smiling. She was always fun to be around, because she was always happy and never in a bad mood. My grandma was very friendly, was always living life...
square and full of sand is made to keep in whoever is placed there much like a coffin.
• Using a toy shovel busily covering herself with sand, the grandma is symbolically digging her own grave.
• Grandma’s dilemma is prevalent throughout the US, the spiritual sterility of life in a highly materialized...
the Lord. Grandma always had plenty of good food to eat and fun things to do; she was a really good cook and very creative as well. She was always ready to make us something good to eat, do crafts or go for walks with us. My two sisters, my brother and I liked to stay over night at grandmas; but we had...
a family that is made up of a grandma, mom, dad, son, daughter. The story starts withe the family is getting ready to go on a family trip to florida but the grandma does not want to go to florida she wants to go to tennessee to see her friends. The dad who is the grandmas son says that would unfair to...
My grandma is a generous person. Grandma always gives more than she receives when her children or neighbors are asking for help. She is always there for them no matter what or how busy on her schedule. She will be willing to help them as much...
generations. They teach values, install ethnic heritage, and pass on family traditions. "Grandma," by Gerald Haslam, is a vivid and emotional portrait of a relationship between a headstrong boy and his bitter yet wise grandma, and the gradual development of compassionate love between them after starting out...
Magic is about two possums; one of which does magic. Grandma Poss turned her granddaughter invisible, in which Hush (the granddaughter) had many adventures. But eventually she became sick of being invisible and wanted to see herself again, but Grandma Poss didn’t know a spell to turn her visible again...
Sitting on the other bed, he watches her. Then he takes a gun from his baggage and shoots himself in the head.
A good man is hard to find
The grandma tries to persuade her son, Bailey, and his wife to take the household to east Tennessee for vacation instead of Florida. She points out an item about...
you want in your life with willpower and having a purpose. One person comes to my mind, which fits the “American success story” and she is my Grandma.
My Grandma was born in Ireland into a poor family with twelve brothers and sisters. Her one hobby growing up was Irish dancing but could not afford the...
novel, and Melba’s swift decision left me almost speechless.
“Sorry child, you can’t go with me to the matches, not tonight,”” said Grandma, grabbing me from my happy recollections. “Maybe next time, when the integration settles down.” (pg. 51)
Melba’s home had been receiving lots of...
child interested in Grandma’s traditional customs. Sek-Lung accompanies Grandma as looks for abandoned fragments of glass and metal to finish her precious wind chime before she passes. As Sek-Lung spends time bonding with Grandma, she also reveals her past and first love “the juggler”.
The Living Doll
Five Year old Annie Harrington and Grandma Harrington were walking down the lonely and pale street. “Grandma, Grandma, Can you buy me that doll?” Annie pointed her finger to the doll.
The doll was waving 2 fingers in the air, from one side to another. She was white, and had...