The GRAND Social returns! Join GRAND Social No. 354 link party for grandparents

The GRAND Social returns! Join GRAND Social No. 354 link party for grandparents

Summer has flown by and so has my summer break. Break is over, and I’m back to blogging!

If you’ve not yet caught up on what I did while I was away, I’d love for you to read my post on that right here.

With the return to regular programming here on Grandma’s Briefs, it’s nigh time to kick off …

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Summer break!

Oh, yeah! I’m doing it! I’m taking the summer off from blogging!

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I’ll be setting up our new house, soaking up the sun on our new deck.

I’ll also be on popping in on Facebook, Instagram, and Twitter now and then, too, so I hope to connect with you there.

Have a safe, spectacular summer!

Throwback Thursday: 5 things I'll never write about

Throwback Thursday: 5 things I'll never write about

Dear readers: This #TBT feature originally appeared on Grandma's Briefs February 9, 2010. I’m proud to say that nine years later, I’ve still never written about—at least not at length—the things I swore I never would. Thank you for reading my rerun.

I read a lot of blogs. I didn't used to, but since becoming a blogger, I'm interested in what other folks are blogging about, where they get their ideas, how they express the little—and big—things in life in a way that intrigues readers day after day. My RSS reader feeds me a steady diet of food for thought.

Lately, some of that food has been pretty foreign to me. Not foreign in the sense that I'm reading posts in Chinese…

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GRAND Social No. 336 link party for grandparents

GRAND Social No. 336 link party for grandparents

Welcome! Thank you for visiting Grandma’s Briefs for yet another GRAND Social link party!

Because I have house guests as I write this (grandkids! yay!), we’ll just get right to it!

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Getting real... plus GRAND Social No. 321 link party for grandparents

Getting real... plus GRAND Social No. 321 link party for grandparents

Getting real

My mom is struggling to survive stage 3 lung cancer. My firstborn will soon deliver her firstborn any day now. Somewhere in between my utter despair regarding the one end of life’s spectrum and my sheer delight related to the other is the space where I, a writer and blogger, should be writing and blogging.

But I don’t feel like…

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Grandparent journals and GRAND Social link party No. 304

Grandparent journals and GRAND Social link party No. 304

Grandparent journals

I'm giving away some goodies to help you better connect with your grandkiddos: a webcam (for connecting now) and a set of grandparent journals (for connecting through generations to come).

Have you entered to win? Please do! Simply leave a comment right here and you're entered! I draw the random winner Thursday morning, so watch your email!

Good luck!

GRAND Social link party No. 304

Time now to connect with one another in this week's…

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GRAND Social No. 303 link party for grandparents

GRAND Social No. 303 link party for grandparents

I hope you had a lovely Mother's Day. Mine was peaceful and relaxing—which is why there's no substantial preamble to today's GRAND Social party. I write my posts a day in advance, and the day in advance of this one was Mother's Day... which I spent as far away from the computer as possible, with the exception of the minuscule minutes it took to post this party.

Let the party begin...!

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Apple News for grandmas, plus GRAND Social No. 275 link party for grandparents

Apple News for grandmas, plus GRAND Social No. 275 link party for grandparents

Apple News now features Grandma's Briefs

Do you have an iPhone? Do you read news in the Apple News app included on all iPhones? 

If so, you can now find Grandma's Briefs on Apple News! Just search "Grandma's Briefs" and it should come right up for you.

Then "favorite" the feed (with the little heart at the top) and it'll be added to your news feed for easy peasy mobile reading of ...

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