Gut Rumbles
 

May 22, 2007

My Grandmother

Originally published June 30, 2005

She's 94 years old, half-blind, old and frail. But she can still take care of herself.

Two days ago, she went out in her back yard to check out her patch of beans that she's growing this year. She scared up about a foot-long snake from the bushes. It hissed at her, and she smashed its head flat with a brick. Then, she wobbled next door to fetch my Uncle Virgil. She wanted HIM to bury the snake.

Virgil took one look at the snake-corpse and exclaimed, "Mommie, that's a COPPERHEAD! That thing could have KILLED you!"

"Well, it ain't gonna kill anybody now. You go bury it." That's my grandmother. 94 years old and still meaner than a snake.

Bejus, but I love that woman.

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Posted by: David Santos on May 22, 2007 09:10 AM

What a fine lady she was. Seems most old Southern wimmen were tough as nails. I only hope to retain my charm and steel! Thanks, Stevie for keeping this up.

Posted by: NoMas on May 22, 2007 11:41 AM

WAS?! She will be 96 on Wednesday! She IS a wonderful woman!

Posted by: livey on May 22, 2007 03:38 PM

awesome.

Posted by: NoMas on May 23, 2007 05:12 PM
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