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Norma Galambos Lifestyle Podcast

161 EpisodesProduced by Norma GalambosWebsite

Welcome to Norma Galambos Lifestyle a member of the Saskatchewan Podcast Network. I share stories about inspirational Canadians, Saskatchewan history and collective life experiences, tempered with a bit of humour. Visit my website for links to my food and lifestyle blogs, published works and garden … read more

161 Episodes | 2018 - 2023

“Do you wanna dance?” | Norma Galambos

January 24th, 2023

11:04

A story about my experiences attending high school dances. Visit Https://Linktr.ee/normagalamboslifestyle to view all my creative projects.

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“Good Soup” | Norma Galambos

January 23rd, 2023

8:58

The history of soup-making. Visit https://Linktr.ee/normagalamboslifestyle to view all my stories.

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2022 | MMXXII | Recap @ Norma Galambos Lifestyle Podcast

December 27th, 2022

9:33

A look back at the events of 2022. Visit https://Linktr.ee/normagalamboslifestyle to visit my lifestyle and food blogs.

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Words Have Power | Choose Them Carefully

November 16th, 2022

10:40

In this episode, I discuss how our negative behaviours, especially complaining, one-upping, or being a know-it-all affect our mental health and that of those around us. I also share my thoughts on ways to cope and …

TELEGRAM | Remembrance Day

October 31st, 2022

8:48

A brief history of the telegraph and it’s used by the military. Visit https://Linktr.ee/normagalamboslifestyle for more by Norma Galambos.

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Black Blizzards and Bankruptcy | The 1930s | Part 2

September 10th, 2022

10:08

Parts 2 of my look back at the events of the 1930s. Visit https://Linktr.ee/normagalamboslifestyle for more stories and photos.

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Black Blizzards and Bankruptcy | The 1930s | Part 1

September 10th, 2022

11:30

A look back at the Dirty Thirties and The Great Depression. Visit https://Linktr.ee/normagalamboslifestyle for more content by Norma Galambos.

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Spirits In The Hollow | Moonshine | Norma Galambos

July 20th, 2022

19:42

In this episode, I discuss the history of the making of moonshine in Canada starting around 1920. Episode includes firsthand experiences. Visit https://Linktr.ee/normagalamboslifestyle to view the story photos.

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4 Years of Stories | Norma Galambos

June 20th, 2022

8:29

In this episode I share my thoughts on the last four years of writing and recording this podcast. Https://Linktr.ee/normagalamboslifestyle

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Ugly Stick®️ Overboard By Norma Galambos

June 9th, 2022

11:01

This podcast episode details the adventures we had on a recent fishing trip in North Central Saskatchewan. Visit https://Linktr.ee/normagalamboslifestyle to view the pictures for this story.

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The Deadliest Animal

May 29th, 2022

4:19

How mosquitoes affect people around the world and how to protect yourself from getting bit. Visit https://Linktr.ee/normagalamboslifestyle for links to the written version of this episode and the accompanying photos, my …

What’s On Your Mind? | Norma Galambos

May 26th, 2022

7:50

A discussion on how our thoughts and memories are processed and how our lives are effected. Visit https://Linktr.ee/normagalamboslifestyle

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Separation Anxiety | Mental Health

May 3rd, 2022

12:23

In this episode of the Norma Galambos Lifestyle Podcast I share my experiences with separation anxiety as a child and an adult. Visit my links at

The Bowling Alley | Leask, SK | Est. 1962

April 18th, 2022

19:35

In this episode I look back at a prominent business in Leask, Saskatchewan - The Bowling Alley. Please visit my links at Https://Linktr.ee/normagalamboslifestyle to view the story pictures and the listing of the …

Is The Clutter In Your Life Driving You Crazy?

April 13th, 2022

14:10

In this episode, I discussed some of the areas in our lives that may need organizational help. Also included are tips to help you de-clutter and the benefits of doing so. Visit https://Linktr.ee/normagalamboslifestyle

It’s Going To Take Time | COVID YEAR 3 | Norma Galambos

March 18th, 2022

11:12

A look at life as the pandemic winds down and the challenges of adjusting. Visit https://Linktr.ee/normagalamboslifestyle

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pioneers, war brides and soldiers | International Women’s Day | Norma Galambos

March 8th, 2022

6:55

A salute to the brave women who helped settle Canada and those who defend it and other countries around the world. https://Linktr.ee/normagalamboslifestyle

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Look, Mom No Hands | Look, Mom No Feet | Look, Mom No Teeth

February 15th, 2022

16:00

Memories of bicycles. Visit https://Linktr.ee/normagalamboslifestyle for more Norma Galambos Lifestyle content links .

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Save the Waltzes for Me | A Wartime Love Story

February 10th, 2022

5:43

The story of how my parents met and fell in love during the war in 1946. Visit https://Linktr.ee/normagalamboslifestyle for links to the written version of this episode and the accompanying photos, my Garden and …

A Valentine For You Darling | 1947 The Rest of the Story

February 10th, 2022

6:27

The story of my parent’s engagement and marriage in 1947 and the obstacles they faced. Visit https://Linktr.ee/normagalamboslifestyle to read the episode and view the pictures and to read Save the Waltzes for Me | A …

6 Fun Facts About Valentine’s Day | Norma Galambos Lifestyle Podcast

February 3rd, 2022

5:14

The history of Valentine’s Day. Fun facts about flowers, cards, chocolates, candies and other traditions. Visit

The World of Sales | What I’ve Learned

February 3rd, 2022

10:01

In this episode I share some of my experiences in the world of sales as a small business owner. To view the links to my blogs, gift shop, published works and videos visit https://Linktr.ee/normagalamboslifestyle.

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The Hotel Windsor | Leask, SK | 1912 - 2011

January 18th, 2022

17:36

The story of The Hotel Windsor built in a central Saskatchewan small town in 1912 until it's fiery end in 2011.

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2022 | Strength By Norma Galambos

January 10th, 2022

8:17

I thought the word strength was a good symbol for 2022 as we’re going to need all our strength to get through the upcoming year and come out on a …

2021 | The Year In Review | Norma Galambos Lifestyle

December 24th, 2021

13:33

A look back at the events of 2021 in my life and the world.

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70's Teenager: 6 Things That Will Take You Back

December 15th, 2021

7:51

If you were a teenager in the 70s, check this out! Visit https://Linktr.ee/normagalamboslifestyle to see 70s photos, my Garden and Published Works pages, Recipe Book Blog and Gift Shop.

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Lessons Learned | Prairie Winters

December 7th, 2021

7:02

The bumps and bruises siblings give each other while trying to navigate prairie winters. Visit https://Linktr.ee/normagalamboslifestyle for links to the written version of this episode and the accompanying photos, my …

The Rocking Chair

November 26th, 2021

5:13

A bit of nostalgia about the rocking chairs we all remember. Go to https://Linktr.ee/normagalamboslifestyle to view all my projects - food and …

Farmer John and Jane

November 25th, 2021

12:39

The life of an eccentric couple with a mysterious past who immigrated to Canada in 1904. Visit https://Linktr.ee/normagalamboslifestyle for links to the written version of this episode and the accompanying photos, my …

Secret Ingredient | Passing Recipes Down Through the Generations

November 16th, 2021

6:03

This story shares memories of trying to capture recipes from the old country. Visit https://Linktr.ee/normagalamboslifestyle for links to the written …

Rob’s Story | One Veteran’s Military Journey

November 3rd, 2021

15:29

The military career of one veteran. Visit my links at Https://Linktr.ee/normagalamboslifestyle to view Rob’s pictures.

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The Fall Supper

October 26th, 2021

8:19

A look back at fall community suppers. Visit Https://Linktr.ee/normagalamboslifestyle to see all my projects.

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Down a Mountain in a Basket | Skiing Vacation By Norma Galambos

October 20th, 2021

6:30

A harrowing ride I had down an Alberta mountain in a basket. Visit https://Linktr.ee/normagalamboslifestyle for links to the written version of this episode and the accompanying photos, my Garden and Published Works …

Royal Lake Store | Country Stores By Norma Galambos

October 12th, 2021

6:44

The history of a country store in Saskatchewan. View all my projects https://Linktr.ee/normagalamboslifestyle

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Give Thanks By Norma Galambos

October 5th, 2021

6:10

A encouraging Thanksgiving message about gratitude and traditions. Visit my links to check out all my projects @ https://Linktr.ee/normagalamboslifestyle

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Keeping It Clean By Norma Galambos

September 28th, 2021

9:38

It is often a handful of visionaries that bring about great change. When I was researching my podcast episode, “Boil Water!” | Frontier Midwives, I …

Second Summer By Norma Galambos

September 23rd, 2021

7:45

A recap of my summer adventures. Visit my links at https://Linktr.ee/normagalamboslifestyle to read more stories, see the pictures, food blog, garden page and gift shop.

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Change Your Mindset | Change Your Life

September 22nd, 2021

7:02

Discussion on how our mindset determines the course of our lives. Visit https://grandmag55.blogspot.com for links to the written version of this episode and the accompanying photos, my Garden and Published Works pages, …

Trailblazers | Women in the Workforce By Norma Galambos

September 7th, 2021

15:11

A look back at working women over the last century as well as my career path. Visit Linktr.ee.normagalamboslifestyle to view all my projects.

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Empty Nest | 5 Survival Tips Plus the Good News

August 31st, 2021

11:14

Our experiences when our children left home. Tips to help you survive plus the good news. Visit https://grandmag55.blogspot.com for links to the written version of this episode and the accompanying photos, my Garden and …

In My Mind’s Eye | Harvest Memories By Norma Galambos

August 17th, 2021

4:02

Canadian harvest memories. Visit https://grandmag55.blogspot.com for links to the written version of this episode and the accompanying photos, my Garden and Published Works pages, Grandma G’s Recipe Book Blog and Gift …

Put Your Face On By Norma Galambos

August 11th, 2021

11:43

In this podcast episode I share some history, my makeup and skin care favorites, what my beauty regime consists of and tips on skin health.

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The Paris Cafe | Est. 1917 | Leask, SK

July 28th, 2021

16:03

The history of a small-town Saskatchewan cafe and my memories as a waitress there.

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The Relationship Puzzle

July 15th, 2021

14:14

Every relationship in our life is there for a reason, and they somehow need to fit together; each meets a need, teaches us something and plays a part in who we become. Through these connections, we meet new and …

3 Years of Writing | Helpful Tips

July 1st, 2021

14:49

Helpful tips I’ve learned from three years of writing lifestyle and food blogs, children’s stories, and freelance magazine articles. Visit

A Father And So Much More

June 18th, 2021

6:00

A tribute to my late father for Father’s Day. Visit https://grandmag55.blogspot.com for links to the written version of this episode and the accompanying photos, my Garden and Published Works pages, Grandma G’s Recipe …

How Would You Describe Yourself?

June 17th, 2021

5:49

None of us is ordinary, we are each unique. There is no one else in the world exactly like you or me. In this episode I discuss the character traits that make up our personalities and encourage you to play to your …

Best Day Ever!

June 16th, 2021

3:23

Discussing things in life that can make an ordinary day into the best day ever. Visit https://grandmag55.blogspot.com for links to the written version of this episode and the accompanying photos, my Garden and Published …

June Bride

June 15th, 2021

5:10

In this episode I recount our wedding day in June 1981. Visit https://grandmag55.blogspot.com for links to the written version of this episode and the accompanying photos, my Garden and Published Works pages, Grandma …

Taming The Green-Eyed Monster

June 15th, 2021

10:11

How our desire to have what others have can affect our wellbeing and ways to cope. Visit https://grandmag55.blogspot.com for links to the written version of this episode and the accompanying photos, my Garden and …

That Hinky Feeling

May 25th, 2021

5:43

“Every choice we make alters the course of our lives. Let your instincts guide you. The end goal is to feel less anxious and be able to revel in the feeling of anticipation a new experience brings.” Visit

But First, Coffee

May 4th, 2021

14:22

Canadians love affair with coffee. Visit https://grandmag55.blogspot.com for links to the written version of this episode and the accompanying photos, my Garden and Published Works pages, Grandma G’s Recipe Book Blog …

Gaspar and Lidia | Their Story

April 13th, 2021

13:09

The story of two young immigrants who found love in Canada. Visit https://grandmag55.blogspot.com for links to the written version of this episode and the accompanying photos, my Garden and Published Works pages, …

Hard Labour | The Unbreakable Men of the Bunkhouse

April 6th, 2021

5:12

The story of a 1930s bunkhouse. Visit https://grandmag55.blogspot.com for links to the written version of this episode and the accompanying photos, my Garden and Published Works pages, Grandma G’s Recipe Book Blog and …

The Good, The Bad And The Ugly | Small Town Connections

March 23rd, 2021

11:47

The 70s / Smalltown rivalries, dating, driving around and drag racing. Visit https://grandmag55.blogspot.com for links to the written version of this episode and the accompanying photos, my Garden and Published Works …

Year 2 | Coronavirus

March 17th, 2021

8:29

My thoughts reflecting on year one of the pandemic. Visit https://grandmag55.blogspot.com for links to the written version of this episode and the accompanying photos, my Garden and Published Works pages, Grandma G’s …

Snoring 101

January 27th, 2021

11:27

A discussion on the collective human experience of snoring. Visit https://grandmag55.blogspot.com for links to the written version of this episode …

"Boil Water!" | Frontier Midwives

January 13th, 2021

12:23

In this episode I share the struggles and triumphs that frontier midwives in the 1920s, 30s and 40s encountered. Visit https://grandmag55.blogspot.com for links to the written version of this episode and the …

2020 - What The Hell Was That

December 27th, 2020

10:22

A recap of 2020 and the pandemic plus other world events and my goals for 2021. Visit https://grandmag55.blogspot.com for links to the written version of this episode and the accompanying photos, my Garden and Published …

Grinches Unite! | It’s Your Year

December 15th, 2020

9:17

How will the pandemic effect Christmas for all of us this year. Gift ideas for kids and adults and what I will be doing over Christmas to keep …

The 3 Hs | Humanity, Humility and Human Nature

December 4th, 2020

8:11

The effect on society in terms of humanity, humility and human nature during a pandemic. Visit https://grandmag55.blogspot.com for links to the written version of this episode and the accompanying photos, my Garden and …

I Didn’t Kill Grandma G Off Entirely

November 26th, 2020

4:10

An update on changes I have been making. Visit https://grandmag55.blogspot.com for links to the written version of this episode and the accompanying photos, my Garden and Published Works pages, Grandma G’s Recipe Book …

1940s Canadian Army Training By Norma Galambos

November 2nd, 2020

11:47

A description of the 1940s army training information that belonged to my dad. Visit https://grandmag55.blogspot.com for links to the written version of this episode and the accompanying photos, my Garden and Published …

Jerry of Jerry’s Barber Shop in Leask Retires After 51 Years

November 2nd, 2020

4:52

The history and memories of Jerry’s Barber Shop in Leask. Visit https://grandmag55.blogspot.com for links to the written version of this episode and the accompanying photos, my Garden and Published Works pages, Grandma …

Monday The Washing

November 2nd, 2020

11:26

A history of doing laundry. Visit https://grandmag55.blogspot.com for links to the written version of this episode and the accompanying photos, my Garden and Published Works pages, Grandma G’s Recipe Book Blog and Gift …

Frustrated or Fascinated (The Choice Is Yours)

October 15th, 2020

10:30

I discuss the feeling of being frustrated and share tips on how to become fascinated instead. Visit https://grandmag55.blogspot.com for links to the written version of this episode and the accompanying photos, my Garden …

Beausite | A Saskatchewan Country School

September 16th, 2020

13:25

The story of Beausite Country School in Saskatchewan. Visit https://grandmag55.blogspot.com for links to the written version of this episode and the …

Insomnia | Useful Tips For a Better Nights Sleep

September 1st, 2020

13:26

Information and tips to help you sleep better. Things that affect sleep quality. How sleep deprivation can affect us. Answers to questions we all have about sleep. Plus a look back at retro alarm clocks from the 80s and …

The Rescue of Old Rose | How to Care for Shrub Roses

August 19th, 2020

7:30

My grandmother’s 90-year-old rosebush, and the time I tried to dig it up and move it from the abandoned family farm. Also tips on how to care for …

The Fascinating History of Everyday Things | The Vacuum

August 11th, 2020

5:07

The history of the vacuum as well as my home experiences.

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Back in the Day | Summertime on the Farm

July 14th, 2020

5:33

Reflections of summers growing up on the farm in Saskatchewan. Tractor rides, trips to the pasture, baby kittens, haystacks and other adventures. Visit https://grandmag55.blogspot.com for links to the written version of …

Sun Worshipping

June 23rd, 2020

3:56

How sun exposure affects us over the years and how to protect ourselves. Visit https://grandmag55.blogspot.com for links to the written version of this episode and the accompanying photos, my Garden and Published Works …

Deep Roots And Strong Wings

June 11th, 2020

5:38

Episode about the abandoned farmyards that dot the prairie landscape. Who lived there? What were their stories? Visit https://grandmag55.blogspot.com for links to the written version of this episode and the accompanying …

Bob Ate Tents | Emerald Lake Memories

June 9th, 2020

6:24

Reflections about going to Emerald Lake, Saskatchewan throughout my life and the story of the mischief a spirited horse got into while visiting the lake. Visit https://grandmag55.blogspot.com for links to the written …

Little Finger

May 27th, 2020

3:29

A boy who lost his finger in a farm accident. Visit https://grandmag55.blogspot.com for links to the written version of this episode and the accompanying photos, my Garden and Published Works pages, Grandma G’s Recipe …

Who Holds The Purse Strings

May 19th, 2020

7:33

A podcast episode about the shopping and spending habits of men versus women. Visit https://grandmag55.blogspot.com for links to the written version of this episode and the accompanying photos, my Garden and Published …

Perennial Gardening on the Prairies

May 12th, 2020

5:22

Tips on growing a successful perennial garden on the prairies. Visit https://grandmag55.blogspot.com for links to the written version of this episode …

You Might Be A Mother If

May 4th, 2020

4:52

A humorous episode about everyday things mothers say and do. Visit https://grandmag55.blogspot.com for links to the written version of this episode and the accompanying photos, my Garden and Published Works pages, …

Waste Not, Want Not

April 22nd, 2020

8:17

Story about the experiences our grandparents and parents had with food rationing during times of world crisis and how that pertains to us today. Visit https://grandmag55.blogspot.com for links to the written version of …

Norma Galambos Lifestyle Podcast

April 20th, 2020

0:25

Welcome to Norma Galambos Lifestyle, where I share my stories about inspirational Canadians, Saskatchewan history and the collective human …

Little Red Wagon

April 20th, 2020

5:09

The history of and good times playing with a little red wagon. Visit https://grandmag55.blogspot.com for links to the written version of this episode and the accompanying photos, my Garden and Published Works pages, …

8 Container Gardening Tips

April 14th, 2020

4:27

Tips to help you grow amazing container gardens. Visit https://grandmag55.blogspot.com for links to the written version of this episode and the accompanying photos, my Garden and Published Works pages, Grandma G’s …

Easter On Our Own

April 9th, 2020

3:17

Episode about being separated from our loved ones this Easter. Visit https://grandmag55.blogspot.com for links to the written version of this episode and the accompanying photos, my Garden and Published Works pages, …

Easter Traditions

April 6th, 2020

3:47

Some of the challenges parents face at holiday time and sharing my family's Easter traditions. Visit https://grandmag55.blogspot.com for links to the …

History in the Making | COVID-19

March 25th, 2020

5:34

Episode about history unfolding around us as we grapple with the spread of COVID-19. Visit https://grandmag55.blogspot.com for links to the written …

Celebrate Spring

March 18th, 2020

3:53

What I love about spring. Visit https://grandmag55.blogspot.com for links to the written version of this episode and the accompanying photos, my Garden and Published Works pages, Grandma G’s Recipe Book Blog and Gift …

St. Patrick’s Day Explained

March 15th, 2020

3:48

An explanation of St. Patrick’s Day traditions. Visit https://grandmag55.blogspot.com for links to the written version of this episode and the accompanying photos, my Garden and Published Works pages, Grandma G’s Recipe …

Listening vs Talking

March 11th, 2020

2:59

The benefits and drawbacks of being the listener versus the talker. Visit https://grandmag55.blogspot.com for links to the written version of this episode and the accompanying photos, my Garden and Published Works …

They Knew Nothing Different | Strong Women

March 3rd, 2020

4:55

In recognition of International Women’s Day, I salute the strong women in my life. Visit https://grandmag55.blogspot.com for links to the written version of this episode and the accompanying photos, my Garden and …

Leap Year 2020 | A Leap of Faith

February 27th, 2020

3:30

The technicalities involved in balancing the world’s calendar and the gift of an extra day. Visit https://grandmag55.blogspot.com for links to the …

Discharge Papers | Canadian Army

February 23rd, 2020

3:49

Dad’s army discharge information. Visit https://grandmag55.blogspot.com for links to the written version of this episode and the accompanying photos, my Garden and Published Works pages, Grandma G’s Recipe Book Blog and …

Ties That Bind | Family Day

February 15th, 2020

4:36

The history of Family Day and fun suggestions of ways to celebrate with those you hold dear. Visit https://grandmag55.blogspot.com for links to the …

“Car” | Street Hockey

February 6th, 2020

2:55

Street hockey games and lasting childhood friendships. Visit https://grandmag55.blogspot.com for links to the written version of this episode and the accompanying photos, my Garden and Published Works pages, Grandma G’s …

Chronicles of a Reluctant Traveller| Episode 3 | Don’t Rock the Boat

February 3rd, 2020

8:14

Episode about my adventures travelling the high seas. Visit https://grandmag55.blogspot.com for links to the written version of this episode and the accompanying photos, my Garden and Published Works pages, Grandma G’s …

Don’t Tell Mom

January 28th, 2020

3:46

The tale of two brothers and a mishap during a day of horseback riding. Visit https://grandmag55.blogspot.com for links to the written version of this episode and the accompanying photos, my Garden and Published Works …

Processed Foods | How Far We Have Fallen

January 13th, 2020

5:34

The toll the processed foods we consume take on our health and well-being. Visit https://grandmag55.blogspot.com for links to the written version of …

Count Your Blessings

January 6th, 2020

4:28

How we were raised shapes our attitudes about money. Making it, spending it and saving it. Visit https://grandmag55.blogspot.com for links to the written version of this episode and the accompanying photos, my Garden …

Writing My Way Into 2020

December 28th, 2019

5:25

Read my New Year’s episode to hear a recap of 2019 and my plans for 2020. Visit https://grandmag55.blogspot.com for links to the written version of this episode and the accompanying photos, my Garden and Published Works …

Home Isn’t a Place, It’s a Feeling

December 17th, 2019

4:30

The Christmas’ we spent growing up on the farm in the 60s and 70s in Saskatchewan. Visit https://grandmag55.blogspot.com for links to the written version of this episode and the accompanying photos, my Garden and …

RMS Umbria

December 10th, 2019

5:28

An episode about my grandfather ’s journey across the Atlantic in 1910 as an immigrant. Visit https://grandmag55.blogspot.com for links to the written version of this episode and the accompanying photos, my Garden and …

Jobs I’ve Had

December 4th, 2019

4:06

Trying out different jobs, the challenges of holding down more than one job and appreciating the jobs others do. Visit https://grandmag55.blogspot.com

The House on the Farm

November 28th, 2019

8:14

The story of the house on the farm where I grew up which was built in 1924. Visit https://grandmag55.blogspot.com for links to the written version of this episode and the accompanying photos, my Garden and Published …

I Love Winter, I Love Winter | Trying to Convince Myself

November 21st, 2019

4:55

This episode finds me trying to convince myself to love and embrace another Canadian prairie winter. Visit https://grandmag55.blogspot.com for links to the written version of this episode and the accompanying photos, my …

The Fuller Brush Man | Travelling Salesmen

November 19th, 2019

4:08

A brief history of travelling salesmen in Saskatchewan in the early 1900s. Visit https://grandmag55.blogspot.com for links to the written version of this episode and the accompanying photos, my Garden and Published …

When the Parentals Leave Grandma G in Charge

November 9th, 2019

5:33

Grand-parenting when the parents are away.  Visit https://grandmag55.blogspot.com for links to the written version of this episode and the accompanying photos, my Garden and Published Works pages, Grandma G’s Recipe …

Gold Mine Mucker

November 5th, 2019

3:42

In this episode I share the story of my dad’s venture into gold mining and a brief history of gold mining in Canada. Visit

Mom’s Garden | The Way He Looked at Her

October 2nd, 2019

4:23

My memories of my mom’s garden on the farm in Saskatchewan. Visit https://grandmag55.blogspot.com for links to the written version of this episode and the accompanying photos, my Garden and Published Works pages, …

Endless Summer | Not So Much

September 22nd, 2019

3:40

Episode about how the change in seasons makes me feel. Visit https://grandmag55.blogspot.com for links to the written version of this episode and the accompanying photos, my Garden and Published Works pages, Grandma G’s …

Siblings, Peaches and Wine

August 22nd, 2019

5:08

Details of a trip I took through Saskatchewan, Alberta and British Columbia. Thoughts on the importance of staying connected to your siblings. Visit

Chip Guy | Surviving Public Transportation

August 7th, 2019

6:45

A sampling of the characters I meet on my bus travels. Visit https://grandmag55.blogspot.com for links to the written version of this episode and the accompanying photos, my Garden and Published Works pages, Grandma G’s …

Little Girl | A Birth Story

July 31st, 2019

5:14

Little Girl: A Birth Story. Visit https://grandmag55.blogspot.com for links to the written version of this episode and the accompanying photos, my Garden and Published Works pages, Grandma G’s Recipe Book Blog and Gift …

The Quiet Was So Loud

July 10th, 2019

5:18

A fishing trip in north/central Saskatchewan. Visit https://grandmag55.blogspot.com for links to the written version of this episode and the accompanying photos, my Garden and Published Works pages, Grandma G’s Recipe …

7 Things I’ve Learned | Retirement Year 1

July 3rd, 2019

7:04

Things I have learned during my first year of retirement that I want to share with you. Visit https://grandmag55.blogspot.com for links to the written version of this episode and the accompanying photos, my Garden and …

Canada Day | Sas-katch-e-wan

June 26th, 2019

2:56

In this episode: what being Canadian means to me and how we celebrate Canada's birthday. Visit https://grandmag55.blogspot.com for links to the written version of this episode and the accompanying photos, my Garden and …

Summer | What Do You Talk About?

June 20th, 2019

3:46

Are Canadians obsessed with talking about the weather? Visit https://grandmag55.blogspot.com for links to the written version of this episode and the accompanying photos, my Garden and Published Works pages, Grandma G’s …

Plough Winds | Summer Storms

June 17th, 2019

4:53

A recounting of experiences with frightening summer storms. Visit https://grandmag55.blogspot.com for links to the written version of this episode and the accompanying photos, my Garden and Published Works pages, …

3 Messages From The Other Side | Father's Day

June 12th, 2019

5:05

Reflections about my dad. His love of hunting, fishing, farming, animals, Johnny Cash music and playing solitaire. Three ways people may receive …

11 May Memories

May 30th, 2019

1:50

My favourite things from the month of May. Visit https://grandmag55.blogspot.com for links to the written version of this episode and the accompanying photos, my Garden and Published Works pages, Grandma G’s Recipe Book …

Griswold Vacations | Never Trust a Weiner Roast

May 23rd, 2019

3:49

An amazing group of friends that our family camped with for many years. Please visit my blog https://grandmag55.blogspot.com to view pictures of our adventures as we travelled across Saskatchewan. On my blog you can …

Put Me In Coach | Softball

May 16th, 2019

3:03

Memories of travelling the prairies and beyond with softball teams. Visit my blog to view the photos of the Leask Hornet’s Alumni, my Dad‘s 1940s glove and other team photos. https://grandmag55.blogspot.com On my blog …

Mother’s Day | Traits We Inherit

May 8th, 2019

3:32

How the traits we inherit shape who we become. Visit https://grandmag55.blogspot.com for links to the written version of this episode and the accompanying photos, my Garden and Published Works pages, Grandma G’s Recipe …

The Class of 80 | New Beginnings

May 1st, 2019

4:17

The Class of 80: New Beginnings - Class photos, photos of memorabilia and the story of graduation day.  Visit https://grandmag55.blogspot.com for links to the written version of this episode and the accompanying photos, …

Happiness | Some Days You Feel Like a Rockstar, Some Days You Feel Like a Rock

April 23rd, 2019

3:42

Finding happiness. Visit https://grandmag55.blogspot.com for links to the written version of this episode and the accompanying photos, my Garden and Published Works pages, Grandma G’s Recipe Book Blog and Gift Shop.

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From the Archives | Don’t Give Me That Bull

April 16th, 2019

2:01

Help me solve the mystery of the ceramic coin bank bull my Dad had. Visit https://grandmag55.blogspot.com for links to the written version of this …

Easter | Epic Bunny Cake

April 9th, 2019

3:35

Easter: Epic Bunny Cake • Memories of Easter on the farm in Saskatchewan.  Visit https://grandmag55.blogspot.com for links to the written version of this episode and the accompanying photos, my Garden and Published …

We Will Just Fish For A Bit | Ice Fishing in Saskatchewan

March 26th, 2019

3:48

Ice fishing with your husband. Visit https://grandmag55.blogspot.com for links to the written version of this episode and the accompanying photos, my Garden and Published Works pages, Grandma G’s Recipe Book Blog and …

Alberta Camping Adventure: Part Three Jasper

March 20th, 2019

3:40

Podcast episode about camping in Alberta, Canada, visiting the Columbia Ice Fields, Jasper Tram Way and a fall down the mountain.
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Alberta Camping Adventure | Part Two |Bear Country

March 12th, 2019

2:47

Camping in Alberta, Canada, bears, freezing nights and my fear that our roaring campfire would consume our tent. Visit https://grandmag55.blogspot.com

Alberta Camping Adventure: Part One: Sylvan Lake

March 4th, 2019

4:06

Camping in Alberta, Canada, getting lost, riding in a police car and sleeping with an axe under the pillow. Visit https://grandmag55.blogspot.com for …

Generation Gap | The Apple Doesn't Fall Far From The Tree

February 27th, 2019

7:50

Understanding how the environment we grew up in shapes us and helps to explain why we think and act the way we do.  Visit https://grandmag55.blogspot.com for links to the written version of this episode and the …

The Chronicles of a Reluctant Traveller | Mexico

February 8th, 2019

2:18

The issues most travellers face and how to get past those negative experiences. Visit https://grandmag55.blogspot.com for links to the written version of this episode and the accompanying photos, my Garden and Published …

I Miss Summer Series | Winter Garden Tour

January 28th, 2019

0:35

Information about my video tour of my Saskatchewan garden in January.   Blog -
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Her Hands | Mom Turns 90

January 24th, 2019

2:38

Mom turns 90, and I think back to all her hands have accomplished. Visit https://grandmag55.blogspot.com for links to the written version of this episode and the accompanying photos, my Garden and Published Works pages, …

Tired Tuesday | Monday Got a Bad Rap

January 16th, 2019

4:03

How to survive Blue Monday in January. Visit https://grandmag55.blogspot.com for links to the written version of this episode and the accompanying photos, my Garden and Published Works pages, Grandma G’s Recipe Book …

Sage Souls | What I am Learning on My Journey

January 11th, 2019

3:10

In this year end podcast episode I share my reflections on:
- What I appreciate even more than before.
- My 2019 goals
- What I have come to realize.

Visit https://grandmag55.blogspot.com for links to the written version of …

When Healthy Eating Goes South: How to Get Back on Track

January 8th, 2019

4:28

How to get your eating habits back on track after the holidays. Visit https://grandmag55.blogspot.com for links to the written version of this …

Special Boy | A Birth Story

December 27th, 2018

5:04

My son's birth story. Visit https://grandmag55.blogspot.com for links to the written version of this episode and the accompanying photos, my Garden and Published Works pages, Grandma G’s Recipe Book Blog and Gift Shop.

I Cracked | Christmas Pressures

December 20th, 2018

1:58

How my Christmas resolve slipped. Visit https://grandmag55.blogspot.com for links to the written version of this episode and the accompanying photos, …

Flying Flip | Are You Ready for Christmas?

December 17th, 2018

3:23

The struggles and pressures of preparing for Christmas. Visit https://grandmag55.blogspot.com for links to the written version of this episode and the accompanying photos, my Garden and Published Works pages, Grandma …

Wheelhouse | Accepting People’s Talents and Passions

November 15th, 2018

2:30

The importance of appreciating other people’s talents and passions. Visit https://grandmag55.blogspot.com for links to the written version of this episode and the accompanying photos, my Garden and Published Works …

I Feel a Story Coming On

October 31st, 2018

3:10

What things will change in your lifetime? Visit https://grandmag55.blogspot.com for links to the written version of this episode and the accompanying photos, my Garden and Published Works pages, Grandma G’s Recipe Book …

Why Doesn’t It Stick?

October 31st, 2018

1:42

In this episode, I share my thought on gratitude. Visit https://grandmag55.blogspot.com for links to the written version of this episode and the accompanying photos, my Garden and Published Works pages, Grandma G’s …

Old Rose

October 31st, 2018

2:11

The hidden stories my garden has to tell. Visit https://grandmag55.blogspot.com for links to the written version of this episode and the accompanying photos, my Garden and Published Works pages, Grandma G’s Recipe Book …

Dirty Look

October 31st, 2018

2:13

Interesting information about geese and learning to embrace the changing seasons. Visit https://grandmag55.blogspot.com for links to the written version of this episode and the accompanying photos, my Garden and …

It’s a Jungle Out There

October 31st, 2018

1:47

I ponder having a garden - is it worth all that effort? Visit https://grandmag55.blogspot.com for links to the written version of this episode and the accompanying photos, my Garden and Published Works pages, Grandma …

Get a Job or Take a Gap Year

October 31st, 2018

2:05

The benefits of taking the time to decompress and decide how to optimize your retirement. Visit https://grandmag55.blogspot.com for links to the written version of this episode and the accompanying photos, my Garden and …

For Good Measure

October 31st, 2018

3:08

I recount a run in The Hubs had with a zucchini cake. Visit https://grandmag55.blogspot.com for links to the written version of this episode and the accompanying photos, my Garden and Published Works pages, Grandma G’s …

Time to Reinvent Yourself

October 31st, 2018

1:43

I discuss identity and the difficulties adjusting to change after retirement. Visit https://grandmag55.blogspot.com for links to the written version …

That Cup of Coffee Got Cold

October 30th, 2018

1:00

Post-retirement projects. Visit https://grandmag55.blogspot.com for links to the written version of this episode and the accompanying photos, my Garden and Published Works pages, Grandma G’s Recipe Book Blog and Gift …

Is it the Beginning or the End?

October 30th, 2018

2:40

In this episode I discuss making the decision to retire. Visit https://grandmag55.blogspot.com for links to the written version of this episode and the accompanying photos, my Garden and Published Works pages, Grandma …

Happy Birthday to the Hubs

October 30th, 2018

1:20

In this podcast episode - The Hubs turns 60, listen to see how he celebrated this milestone. Visit https://grandmag55.blogspot.com for links to the written version of this episode and the accompanying photos, my Garden …

It’s not all Rainbows, Butterflies and Unicorns

October 30th, 2018

1:51

In this podcast episode I discuss the battle scars we receive as we go through life.

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It’s all About the Prep | Food and Friends

October 30th, 2018

1:54

Food and friends. Visit https://grandmag55.blogspot.com for links to the written version of this episode and the accompanying photos, my Garden and Published Works pages, Grandma G’s Recipe Book Blog and Gift Shop.

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My First Pension Cheque

October 30th, 2018

1:29

My first pension cheque - my worst fears realized. Visit https://grandmag55.blogspot.com for links to the written version of this episode and the accompanying photos, my Garden and Published Works pages, Grandma G’s …

Momma was a Blogger Before Blogging was Cool

October 30th, 2018

1:45

Memories of Mom writing her memoirs. Visit https://grandmag55.blogspot.com for links to the written version of this episode and the accompanying photos, my Garden and Published Works pages, Grandma G’s Recipe Book Blog …

In the Interest of Safety | Halloween

October 28th, 2018

3:01

Halloween - Thoughts and Memories. Visit https://grandmag55.blogspot.com for links to the written version of this episode and the accompanying photos, my Garden and Published Works pages, Grandma G’s Recipe Book Blog …

Brown Cow | Cow Riding Not Recomended

October 28th, 2018

2:48

I recount trying to ride a cow on the farm in Saskatchewan. How hard could it be?

Visit https://grandmag55.blogspot.com for links to the written …

Scorpios Like Money In Their Cakes

October 27th, 2018

3:28

Birthdays and friendship - how we celebrated birthdays on the farm in the 60s and 70s. Visit https://grandmag55.blogspot.com for links to the written version of this episode and the accompanying photos, my Garden and …

From the Archives - Thatcher Wheat 1938

October 27th, 2018

0:51

The story of Dad’s first crop in 1938. Visit https://grandmag55.blogspot.com for links to the written version of this episode and the accompanying photos, my Garden and Published Works pages, Grandma G’s Recipe Book …

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