Thursday, March 26, 2009

The One with Eightysomething

My eightysomething-year-old Grandma Doris has a blog - that's gotta be some kind of record right? (Nope - I just googled it and I guess the oldest blogger just died. She was 108. Read the story here.) If my grandma can blog, anyone can! And I mean that in the nicest way possible :) She says of her blog: "I will write about growing up in the south, some family background with an attempt to make it interesting and amusing. Stories of my marriage and child rearing years and profiles of our three daughters will be separate from my professional experiences of forty one years in education. Many of my experiences are unique, and I hope they will be interesting to read."

My favorite story so far includes this little tidbit: Women did not wear men's clothes in those days, but long skirts down to her brogan boots, Mammy Yokum style. Maybe Grandmother Gatsy wore her skirts a little shorter than most, showing a little bit of leg, because she had no shortage of suitors..." Read the full story here.

Keep the stories coming Grandma! They're VERY entertaining!

1 comment:

Chris said...

I love her stories too!