Free Essays on Grandma

  1. My grandma (personalities essay)

    The person affects my life the most, and also my only idol, my goal of living is my grandma. In the time when most Asian women did not dare to express themselves, to speak out what was on their mind, my grandmother did. Her rare personality was popular and highly respected among those who knew her. At...

  2. A Good Man Is Hard to Find: Analisys 4

    specifically noting social interactions. Perhaps lingering memories of times past allow grandmother to conclude that good men are hard to find. While grandma comments that he is a good man, his wife comes to the table with the food and a contributing thought that no one can be trusted (as she looks at Red)...

  3. A Place Analysis

    brothers; just have fun with my grandma. Also, she was a very energetic soul, which made her a fun loving person to be around, because she kept me busy doing something. Fishing, crabbing, and canoeing are a few favorite hobbies that I experienced firsthand with my grandma. We would wake up early on every...

  4. Family Traditions

    reading the story The Keeping Quilt the author Patricia Polacco reflects on when her great grandma Anna came to America from Russia were grandma came to with only her old dress a babushka and old coat. Grandma later decides to use the old coat and pieces of other family members clothing to make a quilt...

  5. Grandma

    moved out here from Arizona to be closer to my grandma. It had been about 5 years since my grandpa passed. When we arrived we had to stay at my grandmas for about 2 weeks until we were able to move into our house. Now you have to understand that my grandma had not been around any children for a while,...

  6. A Person Who Influence Me

    thought she did not love me and I always begged my mother to take me home. Gradually, I found I was more independent and mature than my peers. my grandma also was a generous person. She always gave away the fresh fruit and vegetables to neighbors. When the neighbors had the difficulties, she was always...

  7. Are We Really Free?

    moved with the harvest from Nebraska to North Dakota. After the wheat harvest was through Grandma got a job driving a truck alongside my grandpa while he drove a combine. They then moved on to California where my grandma then became a stay at home mom until they moved to Reno in 1965. While being a stay at...

  8. Koko

    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...

  9. sick

    Aneudy Dones Period 4 Oct. 22 Essay The Ill As a child growing up my parents would visit my Great grandma that is severely ill because of her age and past life problems. She also raised my father so thats why we visited her so often. Nothing made me more upset than having to go on an 11 hour flight...

  10. Dissoance

    spend his time stopping to see it but she needed to see it. As soon as the grandma lies to the kids saying, “There was a secret panel in this house,” (9) they are immediately intrigued and pleading Bailey to let them go. The grandma told the lie about the secret panel in order to get the children’s attention...

  11. Life Histort Priject

    project, I chose to interview my entirely Spanish-speaking Grandma, since she means a lot to me and I do not yet know her entire background. Allow me to add that I do not speak Spanish, I just understand it well. Part I: The Interview My Grandma was born number seven into her family on May 15, 1935, in...

  12. Grandma

    Grandma in Africa I chose to do my interview with my grandma Ellen Cannell. She married my grandpa Bob when she was 18 years old. They have been married for over 60 years. During the earlier days of their marriage my grandpa decided to do a abroad teaching assignment, The program was through AIS...

  13. Essay

    Spaulding _____ Grandma Spaulding _____ John Huff ________ Colonel Freeleigh ______ Mr. Jonas _________ Bill Forrester _________ Helen Loomis _________ Charlie Woodman _______ Lavinia Nebbs ________ Great- Grandma Spaulding _____ ...

  14. My Inspirational Grandma

    “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...

  15. My Grandmother, My Guardian Angel

    jump down from my seat to grab a hanging piece of tattered shoestring and run off with the playful animal for an entertaining way to spend my time. Grandma and Mom have gossiping to do anyways- I won't understand until I'm older. My grandmother's inspirational story has illustrated to me the power of...

  16. Abuela's House

    sleep over at grandmothers and they would usually agree as long as it wasn’t a school night. My parents knew how much I loved spending the night at grandmas. Our night would continue with the cleaning up of the kitchen, showers and then a little television and old tales of my dad’s childhood. Grandma’s...

  17. My Joy of Cooking

    never had to measure a thing. Both my Grandma (on my Dad’s side) and my Great Grandma (on my Mom’s side) loved to cook, and in my opinion were the best at it. Both their styles of cooking were very different. My Grandma would cook mostly turnip greens, beans...

  18. The Warmest Memories of My Childhood

    Not funny, I thought. When I rang at the door, nothing made a single sound in a house. The lights were off. That was really unexpected because my grandma liked the door being opened for almost all the day. Moreover, usually she didn’t leave home when I was at school. As a child of only 7, I was disappointed...

  19. Grandma Moses

    Born on September 7, 1860, on a farm in Greenwich, New York, Anna Mary Robertson (who later became known as "Grandma Moses") had only a few months' schooling during the summers of her childhood. As a child Moses had drawn pictures and colored them with the juice of berries and grapes. After her husband...

  20. ttmi

    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...

  21. Self Disclosure Through Music

    repeat, and let the sadness engulf me. The masquerade was over. As the tears rolled down my face, the sadness quickly turned to anger and guilt. My grandma died alone, in a nursing home, with nobody by her side to comfort her as the last bit of life left her frail, broken body. Memories of her taking care...

  22. A Grandmothers Love

    After all, this was my grandmother. I did not know grandma until I was seven years old, my Mother was very sick and in the hospital, the doctors were not sure if mom would make it. That was when I met grandma. We were living in New Jersey and grandma lived in California. She flew all the way out to be...

  23. Narrative

    were already planning to go pay our respects to my auntie Jane and all her children the next day. August 10, 2014 it was 7 in the morning when my grandma came into my room to wake me up and told me that her and my grandpa need to tell my sister and I something very important but she had forgotten that...

  24. A Memory at Grandmas

    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...

  25. Incident

    What would you do if your little brother was getting scolded by your grandma just because he forgot to finish up a chore in the house then was just punished right after? Well, I would back up my brother and scold her back. In the morning, the sun rose and the sky was clear and white clouds...

  26. Little Red Riding Hood

    besides, this wasn't stereotypical women's work, but an empowering deed that would help engender a feeling of community. "But won't I be oppressing Grandma, by implying that she's sick and hence unable to independently further her own selfhood?" But Red Riding Hood's mother explained that her grandmother...

  27. New Custom

    65 professor. The story is about an international student came to the US from a remote region of China. One day, he went to a supermarket with his grandma for the first time. Therefore, he kept looking at everything when his grandmother went shopping. Suddenly, he saw the shelf “Hot Dog”, which was a...

  28. Grandma Steals

    English 1 “Something I found out about my grandma” Final Essay: 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...

  29. The Day That Changed My Life

    Sitting at her bedside gave me nothing but to time to reminisce on how she made an impact on my life. From the time I was born my grandma has been the truest friend I know. She has witnessed every life event that was special to me from the first day of kindergarten to my 8th grade graduation...

  30. Cancer

    Leaving me with my grandma after getting off of work just to go hang out with her friends was part of her daily doing. It is safe to say that my grandma raised me. As a child, I was oblivious to how much I was around my grandma. Now that I look back at it, I was around my grandma more than I was around...

  31. Possum Magic

    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...

  32. Christmas at Grandmas

    Christmas at Grandma’s It was Christmas Eve and we decided to visit my grandma on the other side of the state. Arriving at my grandma’s house after a ten hour drive was a relief. The views were great, but the slick ice beneath the tires was not. I’m from Michigan, so the winters tend to be dangerous...

  33. Theology Essay

    theology means the study of religious beliefs and God. I remember growing up and hearing my grandma talk about the study of God, and how important it was to study our Christian beliefs. I never heard my grandma talk about theology, instead she made sure her family lived by Christ and was attending Church...

  34. Dear Grandma

    Linh Ta English 10 3rd hour 2/12/2010 Dear Grandma, It has been thirteen years since you passed away. I am going to be eighteen years old in this month. This year, I am going to celebrate in a place far away from home. I think of you a lot lately. I wish you could be here and join the...

  35. ASH SOC 313 Week 4 DQ 2 Substance Abuse

    Josh, was recently discovered using marijuana. His response to his parents when confronted was, “It’s just an herb! Grandma Ella says as long as it is natural, it is good.” In truth, Grandma Ella hasn’t said anything about marijuana and does not know that Josh has been using it. Option 3: Sam Miller,...

  36. Madonna Swan: A Lakota Woman’s Story

            Starting from when Madonna Swan was a little girl, her family played a huge role in her life. One family member in particular was her Grandmother Julia. Grandma Julia had passed on many different tales of the life before she was born. She told her about her mother growing up, and the different situations they...

  37. symbols

    from the culture they arose from. The history of these quilts is a history of the family. The narrator says, "In both of them were scraps of dresses Grandma Dee had worn fifty and more years ago. Bits and pieces of Grandpa Jarrell's Paisley shirts. And one teeny faded blue piece . . . that was from Great...

  38. Southern Comfort

    forever. My family had fallen apart, everyone was parting ways. Myself, only in the third grade, had no choice but to go along with the change. My grandma and I were moving to Louisiana! The south, the horrible, disgusting, segregated, shit hole I thought it would be. Those were the first thoughts of...

  39. Grandma's House

    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...

  40. Some People Never Change

    As one anonymous critic wrote, “Grandma is a woman who believes in God.” (id=4765) However she has strayed and tends to lean on impulse of want to guide her. The short story “A Good Man is Hard to Find” (Flannery O'Connor) was darker than I had expected. Grandma is a person that never understands...

  41. Journal on My Grandmother Would Rock Quietly and Hum by Leonard Adame

    his grandma rocking quietly in her armchair, maybe for hours, for he stated until her swelled hands/calmed. This is a common scene of elderliness, when people enjoy the calm and slow movement of time, silently rocking on the armchair watching the day passing by. She appears to be a typical grandma, who...

  42. richard peck

    is why the entire thing is taking place anyways because of the depression they cant live with her parents and is forced to go out and live with her grandma for the summer and she and he is forced to give up the luxuries of living in the city and must embrace the lifestyle of the country. They’re forced...

  43. Opening of a Story—the Beach:

    bounced rhythmically to the tunes of the saline breeze. The cool waters washed over my feet, Bring back the memories of the gentle caresses of dear grandma. Large crescent shaped waves adorned with milky foam crowns dashed against the shore, threatening to engulf the whole beach; but only slither back...

  44. God's Angels

    As for these stories that I have mentioned, let me give YOU a mental picture of what I’m talking about. My Grandmother’s Friends’ Message My grandma had a friend. I do not recall the name but she was dying. God had told her, he was showing her signs, which gave her the knowledge of her becoming...

  45. hot topics

    has left an indelible impression on me. She is a woman of great influence because of her stability, her work ethic, and her independent spirit. Grandma is the matriarch of our family. Because she has a close relationship with us and a great deal of wisdom, her seven children and 16 grandchildren often...

  46. Myth of American Dream

    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...

  47. Warriors Dont Cry, Quotation Info

    novel, and Melba’s swift decision left me almost speechless. QUOTE #2 “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...

  48. A Diet Temptation

    I lived with my grandparents during my childhood. The best memories I remember was when it was someone’s birthday. My grandma will bake everyone’s birthday cake. No one will have a chocolate birthday cake but my grandpa and I. Chocolate cake is not just cake. The process of making a cake is very easy...

  49. Jennifer

    Grandma Moses Anna Mary Robertson Moses (September 7, 1860 – December 13, 1961), better known as "Grandma Moses", was a renowned American folk artist. She is often cited as an example of an individual successfully beginning a career in the arts at an advanced age. Her family and friends called her either...

  50. the book Room

    beginning of ‘Living’, Jack is sent to Grandma and Steppas house until Ma recovers from her over dose. Jack can be seen sucking on Ma’s rotten tooth for the majority of the introduction and even later on in the book until he loses it. Jack spends the day with grandma and Steppa trying to put the hammock...

  51. bad luck grand daughter

    I am so excited to meet my grandma. I thought that I am the only grand daughter in the family, so she will put more attention on me. In Viet Nam, they always put the value of men above women. My father is the eldest son in our family and that was the reason why my grandma wanted him to have a son. So...

  52. Phones

    texts, the Facebook frontier is quiet. Then I remember I’ve had zero incoming calls, zero texts, and I have three friends on Facebook: mom, dad, and grandma. I used to have four but then grandpa died. Anyways, I’ll still be sitting there, or standing there, no difference, with my phone, just messing around...

  53. Hero

    (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...

  54. My First Day at Work

    TV. My grandma walked in and said to me “aren’t you going to get ready for work it’s already 10:50 and you go in at 12”. I got up really fast and went for my clothes but I forgot I didn’t stick them in the dryer last night. So I was stuck with no clothes for my first day of work. My grandma and I searched...

  55. Moral Dillema

    about fun. School is a new adventure instead of a dreaded daily torture and the littlest things mean so much to you. Rolling down that small hill at grandmas is like rolling down Mount Everest, climbing trees all day is more appealing than doing grown up things like cleaning. Most of all twenty dollars...

  56. Today's Dear Diary

    will take the wall down and we will no longer be forced to stay here in this awful place. Love, Mary Condon Dear Grandma, August 13, 1961 Hi Grandma. We were supposed to come visit you today bu...

  57. The Past

    Just make sure you go slowly!” I wouldn’t be lying if I said I heard my grandma tell me that 100 times. She is the sweetest lady I know so of course I took her advice into consideration. Even away from home my grandma would make sure we had a home cooked meal that was always tasty, no matter what...

  58. Bittersweet

    inside.” Seeing my grandfather in his state of depression breaks my heart. As we, all gathered around grandma, Tina, uselessly and helplessly, I couldn’t help but to think “What can we do to make grandma at eased?” My mother and I reached over to lay our hands on hers, feeling her delicate thin skin, veins...

  59. An Analysis of Everyday Use

    objects in the story, which Dee wanted to have, are the two hand sewn quilts that were created by Grandma Dee and Big Dee. These quilts are full of history. They contain pieces of dresses worn by Grandma Dee and a piece of Dee’s Great Grandfather’s Civil War uniform. The quilts had already been promised...

  60. Times Now And Then

    have to buy an access code so we can do are work and read online. Segregation didn’t affect my grandmother’s life, there wasn’t much of it where my grandma was from. I would say though segregation back then is almost like how the gay community is now. For a while they weren’t accepted, but now you hear...