When the Neighbors are Rich

My grandmother left us a wonderful handwritten manuscript of her life. I have been transcribing it here. You can start from the beginning with Part 1. We get an insight into my grandmother’s world in this entry. She writes about their rich neighbor in Lynn. She also mentions her parents taking …

Mom’s home cooking

I’ll bet you thought from the title of this that this would be a post full of all the yummy things my Mom created in the kitchen during my childhood. Hardly. My mother wasn’t a very good cook. In her defense, her mother, my grandmother Jenny,  wasn’t much better, so …