Granny’s — They Don’t Make Them Like They Used To

The author’s Grandma Jackson at age 56 (far left, with author as an infant on her lap), and the author at the age of 56 (far right) with her daughter

Ask anyone over the mid-century mark about their favorite grandmother and you’ll get a very different story than you get from someone entering their twenties.

Those glorious battle axes of days gone by were women of grit and determination. They survived challenging times we can’t even imagine. They wore simple day dresses with aprons, knee high stockings and sensible shoes. They…

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