© 2017 by Delia Grenville

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SABBATICAL STATE OF MIND

Infusing more life into life

May 13, 2018

Before we go on to celebrate Mother’s Day, I’m glad that I have a little Hyoism to share with you.

Our mother, Hyacinth Grenville, and her cousin in the cream  hat, who we all call Mum, loved to shop for granddaughters and grandsons. Combined they had their fair share...

February 6, 2018

I like to write about the mother-daughter relationship. In this piece, I explore the moments when you are both a mother and daughter.

I also wanted to include the physical experience of those feelings.This piece began as an entry to a short story contest. 

“How is it tha...

December 31, 2017

Ms. Juanita Moore's Academy nominated performance in Imitation of Life defined a point of view for my mother. She had spoken to me, my sisters, my Dad and herself about this film since my earliest recollection. 

Long before I ever saw the movie, I knew the plot, co...

November 2, 2015

Today, our daughter bought 3 books at Barnes and Nobles.  The Fault of the Stars, The Statistical Probability of Love at First Sight, and a book on Dragon Art – so she can perfect her drawing of them. 

I remember being 12.  Imagining my life.  Reading teen rom...

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