All posts by Galloping Grandma
GALLOPIN’ GRANDMA: The Best Baloney
JACKSON HOLE, WY – I ran across one of those articles about the “best” of stuff, like the best place to live, the best colleges, the best place to get drunk and fall down, that kind of...
- Posted March 15, 2017
GALLOPIN’ GRANDMA: Christmas with Bonnie and Clyde
JACKSON HOLE, WY – As I write this, Christmas is over, I hope. It comes once a year, and for something that has pretty much been the same for 2,000 years, you’d think that people would know...
- Posted January 3, 2017
GALLOPIN’ GRANDMA: Everyday Scary
Happy Halloween (and how I got to be afraid of just about everything). JACKSON HOLE, WY – This is supposed to be the scariest time of the year, but I think the whole year has been scary....
- Posted October 26, 2016
GALLOPIN’ GRANDMA: Middle School Mudslinging
Eighth graders get a lesson in political warfare. JACKSON HOLE, WY – It was a very long time ago when a group of cavemen picked up some rocks and old dinosaur bones and threw them at a...
- Posted September 28, 2016
GALLOPIN’ GRANDMA: The Glutina Chronicles
Navigating the new (food) world order. JACKSON HOLE, WY – I recently heard from a friend of mine in my hometown of Corn Cob, Iowa, she had won first prize in the Friday night meat raffle at Ted’s...
- Posted August 9, 2016
GALLOPIN’ GRANDMA: Summer Visitors
Who invited these people anyway? JACKSON HOLE, WY – It’s the time of the year again when spring has sprung and summer has arrived and with it that seasonal nightmare known as “people who come to visit.”...
- Posted June 28, 2016
GALLOPIN’ GRANDMA: Glamping Dreams
Enduring ‘the great outdoors’ with the family. JACKSON HOLE, WY – Once upon a time, an adorable if somewhat clueless young couple lived in a far northern state where it was usually cold and miserable. Think of...
- Posted May 24, 2016
GALLOPING GRANDMA: Amazed in the Land of Odd
Free-range fast food suits these glutes just fine. When I grew up in the big “out there” long ago, concepts like wellness and working your core were alien to us. If you saw someone running they were...
- Posted April 13, 2016
GALLOPIN’ GRANDMA: Mattel Envy
I need to be Barbie; she’s got lots of stuff. JACKSON HOLE, WY – On March 9, 1959, a young lady appeared on the scene. She was 11 inches tall, had a ridiculous figure and lots of...
- Posted March 23, 2016
GALLOPIN’ GRANDMA: New Year, New Nonsense
Jackson, WY – It’s the new year again and the time has come to make all those resolutions we have no intention of keeping. I will explain with a cautionary tale. A friend of mine decided that...
- Posted January 26, 2016