Category Archives: Grandparents

The Curse of the Creeping Cabinet

“The Curse of the Creeping Cabinet” by Tina Ferraro It’s hard to scream or to run for your life when you’re frozen stiff as a board. Even when the reason you’re frozen is blood-curdling panic. There I was, Ella Sanderson, … Continue reading

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Father Does Know Best

My dad reading to his three grandchildren Today is my third fatherless Father’s Day.  That’s not to say that my dad isn’t with me.  Because he’s always in my heart. When I was growing up, my father brought in the bacon.  All … Continue reading

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Where Is Grandma?

Funky, big haired grandmother, last seen at  the corner of Ventura and Winnetka with her nose in a book. Seconds before her disappearance, passersby claim to have witnessed an enormous spaceship  hovering in the sky. Her family is devastated. If … Continue reading

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Latkes made with love

I love family traditions. And none holds a more special place in my heart than the day the women in our family gather together to make potato latkes for our Hanukah dinner.  (Which come early this year. In fact, Thanksgiving … Continue reading

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