All posts by Galloping Grandma

  • GALLOPIN’ GRANDMA: Who you callin’ wholesome?

    JACKSON HOLE, WYO - When we were little girls we all wanted to be Shirley Temple. She was cute, rich, famous, had great clothes and lived in Hollywood. I am sure she didn’t want to be us with...

    • Posted October 1, 2013
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  • Gallopin’ Grandma: Sunbeams aren’t for everyone

    JACKSON HOLE, WYO – My friend Lawanda recently quit her job at Psychic World in Jackpot, Nev. She was tired of reading palms, peering into tea leaves, casting spells and warding off curses. Lawanda sold her crystal...

    • Posted September 3, 2013
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    Galloping Grandma: High school Diss-union

      I recently got a note from my old pal Lawanda. We have been chums since eighth grade gym class, when the gym teacher accused us of setting fire to the girl’s bathroom. She said we were...

    • Posted August 6, 2013
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  • GALLOPIN’ GRANDMA: Fish out of water

    JACKSON HOLE, WYO - When I grew up in the great out there, the closest I came to nature was Gertrude, the giant mama pig on my uncle’s farm, and Wilma, the possum who came by to eat...

    • Posted June 25, 2013
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    GALLOPING GRANDMA: The blobster

    JACKSON HOLE, WYO - In case you are wondering, a blobster is one of those things that wash ashore on the beach and no one knows what it is. It is usually smelly, disgusting, squishy and unloved. It...

    • Posted May 28, 2013
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  • GALLOPIN’ GRANDMA: The other white meat

    JACKSON HOLE, WYO - I had a ham sandwich for lunch and it reminded me of my friend, Gertrude, the big momma pig back in my hometown of Corn Cob. I had written recently that she had sent...

    • Posted April 30, 2013
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    Galloping Grandma: Amazed in the Land of Odd

    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 probably being chased by someone’s dog. We knew...

    • Posted March 12, 2013
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    Galloping Grandma: It’s a regional thing

    Some time ago I moved from the flatlands of Corncob, Iowa to here, the land of pointy hills and low oxygen levels. It has been a big change and my lungs are unhappy and threatening to explode....

    • Posted February 12, 2013
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