Polish Grandma Making Awesome Drawings To Preserve Ancient Tradition

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In our modern-day times we are prone to forget some of our old traditions. One such tradition is Polish local custom (around Kukawy, north-central Poland), of decorating streets and path ways with Polish folk symbolism made of sand. It was very popular in the old times, and it’s recorded already in 19th century by ethnographers, but it’s even older than that. Continue reading »

104-Year-Old Grandma Yarn-Bombs Her Town

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Street artists are just whippersnappers in comparison to this “yarnbomber.” Grace Brett is 104 and she’s likely the world’s oldest guerrilla knitter. This English lady helped Souter Stormers, a group of knitting partisans, decorate 46 landmarks in the town of Borders. It was done as a part of the Yarrow, Ettrick and Selkirk (YES) festival. Continue reading »

89-Year-Old Grandma Becomes a Beautifully Unexpected Bridesmaid

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Bride-to-be Christine Quinn was preparing for her wedding day and decided to ask her Nana Betty to stand by her side as a bridesmaid. What she didn’t expect was for the 89-year-old grandmother to accept her request. “She asked me about 10 times, ‘Are you sure?’ and ‘Why would you want an old lady in your bridal party?'” Christine told The Huffington Post. “A few times she even said ‘All of your bridesmaids are young and pretty, why would you want me?’ Obviously Nana is beautiful too. Just look at those photos!” Continue reading »

Recycling Grandma’s Replacement Parts

An employee of OrthoMetals separates parts for recycling on a conveyer belt in a warehouse in Zwolle, eastern Netherlands, on Nov. 14. Imperishable body parts are recovered from the ashes of cremated people, and precious metals are also recovered by the crematoria and offered to the family or placed in the urn. (Peter Dejong / AP) Continue reading »