LEGACIES

The Savvy Woman’s Epitaph

The Savvy Woman’s Epitaph

By The Elderberries

By Sheila Edee* One wonders how one’s tombstone should most aptly be engraved. For scriptural suggestions, how about, “Forgive them, Lord. They know not what they do.” Perhaps I should save that for my epitaph. Nah; too long. In Georgia, they…

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The Best Grandparent Nicknames

The Best Grandparent Nicknames

By The Elderberries

We are now known as “Boppy and Goggy.” Badge of honor! So we asked some friends to list the best grandparent names they have heard. What’s your favorite? Can you add to this list? Nonie and DadDad. Gammy and NoNo.…

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Expectant Grandmother

Expectant Grandmother

By The Elderberries

I’m joining the ranks of the happy and blessed grandmothers! Now I know what so many of my friends have been feeling and enjoying. It’s a huge life change, and we are all delighted and excited. I was blessed with…

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The Old Camp Song

The Old Camp Song

By The Elderberries

By Sheila Edee* While everyone’s summer season is still in high gear, I’m thinking back more than 70 years to my time at Camp Maha. It was on (and almost in) the mighty Platte River, near the outskirts of Papillion,…

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When 88 Is Great

When 88 Is Great

By The Elderberries

A friend’s beloved mother recently passed away at age 88. She had been a piano teacher for many, many years. How fitting! A piano has 88 keys. One for each year of her life! In another fun coincidence, she had…

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