Post
Experience Project iOS Android Apps | Download EP for your Mobile Device

I Remember My Grandmother

Personal Stories, Advice, and Support 93 People

    I was also 6 years old the first time I met my

    grandmother. We lived in California and my grandparents lived in Arkansas. They owned a farm, living in a log cabin that my grandfather had built some 50+ years earlier. My grandmother was 86 years old when the entire family (approx 35 people) decided to have a family reunion...
    msugarnini msugarnini 56-60, F Jan 6, 2014

    Your Response

    Cancel

    A Visit With My Grandmother

    A visit with my Grandmother It was the summer of 1959, I had just returned home from the Residential School after being away from my mother and father, and it was a surprize to find that my Grandmother Rose was at my parents’ home. She had been there for a while because well...
    newtonpark newtonpark 61-65, M 12 Responses Sep 22, 2013

    Your Response

    Cancel

    How Could I Not? If you read some of my

    earlier posts, you'd know that I lived with my grandmother. So, I've decided to share the story with you today. My parents divorced when I was four (I shared this in "I Have Divorced Parents") and I ended up living with my maternal grandmother, my mother, and my little sister...
    FR3DR1CKA FR3DR1CKA 18-21, F Jun 24, 2014

    Your Response

    Cancel

    mami, mama!

    Tan bella mi querida mama, ella me crio que amo, me cuido, me trato con respecto, con amor, la unica persona que me ha amado de verdad junto a mi papi ..los dos son lo mejor que em ha pasado en la vida lo amo tanto a los dos.Papi ya no esta con nosotros pero estoy segura que...
    onceloved onceloved 18-21, F 3 Responses Apr 26, 2010

    Your Response

    Cancel

    The Beaitiful Oressa!

    My grandmother (on my father's side) was one of the only good christians I ever met. She was respectful, kind, genorous, and real. Our family all lived close together with my grandparent's house at the heart of the area. Every Saturday, she would cook a meal big enough for an...
    FellidayaFiresong FellidayaFiresong 31-35, F Aug 29, 2012

    Your Response

    Cancel

    Today is my Grandma's birthday.

    Life took me on many a journey, and I never got a chance to tell her so many things. Like how much I loved listening to her sewing machine. Or how funny it was to hear her sing when we played chess. She would make up something ridiculously funny and distract her opponents as...
    meowmermaid meowmermaid 36-40, F 1 Response Nov 6, 2014

    Your Response

    Cancel

    In Memory Of My Maternal Grandmother

    My maternal grandmother had 3 granddaughters and one grandson. I believe that of the 4 grandchildren she had, I was her favorite. My mom,brother and I lived with my grandmother. My other two cousins lived in another state with my aunt and uncle. My grandmother didn't see them...
    nascarlucy nascarlucy 46-50, F Nov 28, 2012

    Your Response

    Cancel

    Related Experiences

    I remember I remember the light of the summer sun, embracing my happiness, as I swung higher on the park swings I remember my grandmother, who made magical treats and loved people...
    CaptainMurphy CaptainMurphy 22-25, M 1 Response May 10

    Your Response

    Cancel
    Okay, so I am 19, and I did a few things in refrence to remebering my pastlife. I don't remember much, but I do believe I died in Jonestown. When I was around 5, my family and I...
    Deadpunk18 Deadpunk18 18-21 1 Response May 4

    Your Response

    Cancel
    This is to all my online friends I've been on sites like this before. I sometimes meet people and we talk for a bit but eventually they fade away. Even though they forget about me...
    chase667 chase667 16-17, M 2 Responses 6 hrs ago

    Your Response

    Cancel
    I don't have nightmares, I barely remember my dreams. I wish I did
    mhLILRED mhLILRED 22-25, F 49 mins ago

    Your Response

    Cancel
    I had a wonderful Grammy who had Alzheimer's. She was my second mom, and the best there ever was. Alzheimer's is a nasty disease, I remember about a month before she passed I sent...
    DancesWithUnicorns DancesWithUnicorns 22-25, F May 22

    Your Response

    Cancel
    I was in kindergarten and our teacher went outside to make a phone call and looked very worried. She came back in and made us go outside. Going outside usually meant it was recess...
    cawnbread cawnbread 18-21, F 2 Responses May 26

    Your Response

    Cancel
    I guess my Grandmother isn't pure evil, but if I didn't feel at least some hatred for her I wouldn't be writing this. My parents are in a arranged marriage, and I live with my dad...
    Unom123 Unom123 13-15, F 1 Response May 13

    Your Response

    Cancel
    I hate living with my grandmother because she behaves like the Queen of the family. She will lash out at anyone or anything that annoys her,and it's not hard to annoy her. I long...
    Fuji8672 Fuji8672 31-35, M May 22

    Your Response

    Cancel
    my grandmother made eye surgery , can't steal any candy from her wardrobe anymore :/ she says she sees everything.
    aerodynamics aerodynamics 18-21, F a week ago

    Your Response

    Cancel
    I was raised by my grandmother from the age of 3 months.
    sincerelynikki sincerelynikki 31-35, F 6 days ago

    Your Response

    Cancel
    I just lost my Grandmother on May 22, 2015. It's been so difficult and I think I had the equivalent of a nervous breakdown of sorts. I'm learning to cope, but when I'm alone or...
    jcannon04 jcannon04 26-30 1 Response 2 days ago

    Your Response

    Cancel
    I don't know, maybe my whole childhood is one big repressed memory. I don't remember hardly anything from when I was born to the time I was about thirteen. I'm currently only...
    SladePrince SladePrince 16-17, T May 26

    Your Response

    Cancel
    It is strange how some childhood experiences linger with you, perhaps because even at the time you realize they are somehow significant, even when other people might think them...
    macmann macmann 56-60, M May 10

    Your Response

    Cancel
    We train our brains to hold onto specific information and to delete other information, and we do it automatically and at extremely high speed. Unfortunately over my lifetime...
    Extant1 Extant1 51-55, M 9 Responses 2 days ago

    Your Response

    Cancel
    First of all, I never had a girlfriend and I'm a virgin. I do have girls that were my friends. I remember them like a vivid dream. Aleah, Crystal, Vanessa, Breanne, Reyna, and the...
    Xemplefied Xemplefied 26-30, M May 19

    Your Response

    Cancel
    I remember the Q&A section specifically because it was a bit chaotic. There were cool questions and everything but there was this one woman who was being so hilariously weird...
    Allforaview Allforaview 18-21, F May 24

    Your Response

    Cancel
    I hit me all of a sudden the other day while I was watching TV, this isn't something that was always reoccurring. I had this overpowering feeling/memory of when I was born. I call...
    rgudinas rgudinas 26-30, M May 13

    Your Response

    Cancel
    I still even remember dreams I had as a child. In one I got chased by a potato. In another a Barbie doll chased me around the house with a knife. I had a lot of bad dreams when I...
    gardengirl17 gardengirl17 22-25, F 1 Response 4 days ago

    Your Response

    Cancel
    I actually remember a dream when I was about 3 years old, I was in space driving something...mostly it. And another one at that age, but I think 2, I only remember an attic or...
    20syl 20syl 16-17, F 4 days ago

    Your Response

    Cancel
    I've never had to opportunity to openly discuss with other people who understand. I remember snippets, feelings, smells and the death of a loved one. I know, based on my research...
    Amy3786 Amy3786 26-30, F 1 Response 1 day ago

    Your Response

    Cancel
    Not to offend anyone who lost a person close to them on 9-11, but this remembering thing has gotten really old. 9-11 is just one of many tragic events that have happened in the...
    Illinidude Illinidude 13-15, M 1 Response 20 hrs ago

    Your Response

    Cancel
    In fact, being 75 years old, I even remember (dimly) the Second World War, and posted a paragraph about it a few days ago which was pulled by the EP robot police for reasons as yet...
    Wyesman Wyesman 70+, M 7 Responses May 9

    Your Response

    Cancel
    I would probably use a stronger word than "horrible". Obviously I remember my firiends names, but I can get introduced to someoene and even if I'm in a meeting with them for...
    alteregoeleven alteregoeleven 46-50, M 5 days ago

    Your Response

    Cancel
    I will remember all the loved ones I have lost including the ones I've never met. I love you all ... R.I.P
    OrochimaruSama92 OrochimaruSama92 22-25, F 1 Response May 3

    Your Response

    Cancel
    I know I will always remember you n the beautiful, valuable sweet time we shared , I wish I lose memory..
    OxymoronAya OxymoronAya 22-25, F 1 Response May 3

    Your Response

    Cancel
    Well I remember my mother catching is on our way out the door and made us eat breakfast and had a lunch packed at 8:00 am we wouldn't get home untill dark or after cause we were...
    samara11besc samara11besc 51-55 May 6

    Your Response

    Cancel
    I don't think I've ever known the true meaning of love until I gave birth to my children.  When I gazed into their eyes for the first time or held onto their precious little...
    sensualbeauty1 sensualbeauty1 46-50, F 4 Responses May 8

    Your Response

    Cancel
    My life feels like a jigsaw puzzle often (but then again; who's doesn't? right).... I just found a part of me that's been missing for a long time now. It came to my realization a...
    lonewolf2323 lonewolf2323 18-21, M May 8

    Your Response

    Cancel
    Not only do I remember I still go to them. On the long weekends you can even catch 3-4 movies in one night. So much fun and relaxing at the drive in.
    Kman4You Kman4You 36-40, M 1 Response May 10

    Your Response

    Cancel
    Kindergarten, I had a huge crush on some boy...I just remember that we had to pull mats down on the floor at "nap time" and I would always lay mine right next to his haha... I'm...
    TyrannosaurusRexx TyrannosaurusRexx 16-17, F 1 Response May 11

    Your Response

    Cancel
    I remember when I was younger and I learned about depression and anorexia and self harm and anxiety in health class and I would wonder how people came to that point and I would...
    deleted deleted 26-30 May 12

    Your Response

    Cancel
    I may be "old enough" to remember what life was like before the Internet, but I'm also old enough to have all the usernames you want, but can't have. So nana-nana-boo-boo to you...
    underlyinghonesty underlyinghonesty 22-25, F 4 Responses May 13

    Your Response

    Cancel
    I remember waiting all day to hear my favorite songs come on the radio. Also, waiting for CDs to come out.
    radiantorchid radiantorchid 22-25, F 3 Responses May 13

    Your Response

    Cancel
    I remember trying to record songs from the radio every week. In the end every song on my tape startes with a piece of a jingle and ended with the dj talking. Good times.
    Znookr Znookr 36-40, M 6 Responses May 13

    Your Response

    Cancel
    Remember the annoying sound, trying to logon to the internet using your 14k4 dial up modem? Keeping tje phoneline blocked gor a whole day and swearing you would never do that again...
    Znookr Znookr 36-40, M 4 Responses May 14

    Your Response

    Cancel