This granny is one tough broad!



“This is a place where grandmothers hold babies on their laps under the stars and whisper in their ears that the lights in the sky are holes in the floor of heaven.” ― Rick Bragg

This week’s challenge word on Susan and my alternate site, WEEKLY PROMPTS, is the word BROAD a word that has been used derisively as far as women are concerned but for whom here the word connotes the deepest feelings of respect and awe.

The lady in the above photos is a grandmother who uses a cane to help her get around town. Her two daughters are pregnant and unable to help with the family shopping.

Since she lacks a motor vehicle to get from point A to point B and back again with her groceries she uses the store’s shopping cart as her main source of transport.

On this particular day the temperature had dipped to a double digit low and the sidewalks and roads were icy and hazardous.This fact did not stop this determined lady who braved the cold and finished her shopping chores by nine a.m.

That being said a tip of the hat is offered to this grandmother who still exhibits the spunk and determination of a woman half her age.

Way to go grandma!


Wednesday Challenge Broad



    • Happy Sunday Lois! It is also good to see you as well. I am still recuperating. Getting back slowly into the swing of things but am always hopeful and positive. Missed your articles and comments as well. Take care. Be safe. 🙂

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  1. Oh, the poor dear! How awful that she has so little assistance from her family, though I can see that the weather was hardly ideal for the pregnant ladies.

    As you know, I am perfectly fit and I do not require a cane. I’m not ill nor am I infirm, I drive a sturdy 4X4 vehicle, but even I would think twice before venturing out in such dangerous icy conditions. 🙂

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