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“Summer Ramblings” by Patricia Cavanaugh

“Summer Ramblings” by Patricia Cavanaugh

The Outer Banks are known for their hurricanes, shipwrecks, Black Beard the pirate, great fishing, surfing of all kinds and gorgeous beaches.  My family has had a home there in the small town of Avon since the late 50’s.  There was little development on the island except for the little village of Kinnakeet populated by […]

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“Conscious Grandmothering:Making the Most of Being a Grandmother” by Yeshi Neumann

“Conscious Grandmothering:Making the Most of Being a Grandmother” by Yeshi Neumann

We welcome guest blogger, Yeshi Neumann: Shortly after my granddaughter Luna was born into my own hands, I decided to add another dimension to my life’s calling as a midwife. I began to work with grandmothers.  I was inspired by a historic gathering of 13 indigenous grandmothers from five continents who came together to form […]

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“Grandmothering Here and Now” by Patricia Cavanaugh

“Grandmothering Here and Now” by Patricia Cavanaugh

I have a new grandson who will be a year old in a few weeks.   During the last year I have happily been to visit him almost monthly.  I also have granddaughters, who because they live in France, I sadly I see them less frequently. Since the birth of my first grandchild over 10 years […]

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“When to Retire? Now or Never” by Patricia Cavanaugh

“When to Retire? Now or Never” by Patricia Cavanaugh

I went to France to visit family during the month of August.  It was a wonderful time full of adventures with my granddaughters, late night chats with my daughter and fun household projects.  I feel very at home in France.  I speak a little French, which helps me feel a part of the little village […]

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