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Health

Advice about how to stay or get healthy. Examples of behavior that kept grandmothers healthy or contributed to their lack of good health. This includes physical and mental health. Being cared for by grandmothers or grandchildren when ill. Natural remedies. Kitchen concoctions. “Plantation doctoring” (castor oil, cod liver oil, etc.).

TESTIMONY: SHERYL BURKE
2 years ago

TESTIMONY: SHERYL BURKE

“A Haiku for Maw Maw”

Eat Organic Save Money Listen to sages Practice kindness and interdependence Repeat

As a child, I was left in …
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TESTIMONY: WILMA HOLDEN
4 years ago

TESTIMONY: WILMA HOLDEN

“Adventures with Grandma”

My grandmother Adena Chevers (unknown-1982) lived with us. So, for as long as I could remember, she was with us. I just remember her being very strict, …
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TESTIMONY: LORRAINE LANE
4 years ago

TESTIMONY: LORRAINE LANE

“Easter in October”

This seemed to be the week from hell, another flight home after a grueling week in Alabama. There has to be more to my life than planes, …
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