Author Archives: grandawn

About grandawn

I live in Stillwater, Oklahoma, USA. I have three wonderful grandchildren. I am a teacher, writer, actor, singer. . . and whatever else I can manage.

COVID-19 Has Brought Me Back — Part 2

“…I believe this adventure will be some of the most fun and rewarding times I have ever had with teaching.” Several creative activities have transpired since I began writing poetry again in April. I had planned to go in sequence … Continue reading

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COVID-19 Has Brought Me Back – Part I

There’s hardly anything I can do right now because of COVID-19. I can’t be around family and friends. I can’t eat inside restaurants. I can’t go to the gym. That one’s really not as relevant since I didn’t go to … Continue reading

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Down With Tummy Frown—Week 5

Just a note—Someone asked if I had sucked in my stomach for the 4 Weeks picture. Yes—I sucked in my stomach for BOTH pictures. 🙂 A bit disappointed about this past week because no weight loss and no inches lost. … Continue reading

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Down With Tummy Frown—Week 4

Well, I haven’t lost my Tummy Frown yet. But there is a major difference in the abdomen area after four weeks, as you can see in the comparison photos! My goal for this 28 Day Detox boot camp was to … Continue reading

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Down With Tummy Frown—Week 2 & Week 3

I didn’t get a blog post written after Week 2 of my 28 Day Detox Program through Arbonne (no gluten, dairy, processed sugar, or soy—and drastically reduce caffeine until I can get to none).  I was too busy discovering and … Continue reading

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Down With Tummy Frown—Week 1

  This is day 6 of my 28 Day Detox Program through Arbonne (no gluten, dairy, processed sugar, or soy—and drastically reduce caffeine until I can get to none). This first week has been challenging, to be sure. I have … Continue reading

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Down with Tummy Frown-Preparing

I have accumulated too much belly fat over the past few years! Because of that, I no longer have a regular belly button. I have a Tummy Frown! Ugh! From things I have read, too much belly fat can be … Continue reading

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Father’s Day More Difficult

My father died the Sunday before Father’s Day in 2012. Father’s Day that year was difficult, of course. But I was busy focusing on my mother and her difficulties. Then, Father’s Day last year was difficult, but I was still … Continue reading

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Open Letter to AT&T from a Customer who Died…

(After receiving the communications from AT&T referenced below, I decided to post an open letter to AT&T as if it were from my mother who died in December, 2013. Everything in this post really happened, except for my mom writing … Continue reading

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Goodbye, Mom…

My mother passed through the door into heaven Thursday morning December 12, 2013. She had been in the hospital this time for about a month. The doctors finished draining fluid from her left lung, the lung deflated, and there was … Continue reading

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