Grandma G - My Journey Into Retirement by Norma Galambos

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By Norma Galambos
Norma Galambos is a Canadian blogger, podcaster, freelance writer and entrepreneur.

On this site, you can listen to her stories about growing up on the prairies, adult life and retirement.
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Bob Ate Tents: Emerald Lake Memories by Norma Galambos
Reflections about going to Emerald Lake, Saskatchewan throughout my life and the story of the mischief a spirited horse got into visiting the lake. Visit my blog to view pictures of Bob, the pavilion and dance hall @ Grandma G - My Journey Into Retirement  https://grandmag55.blogspot.com
06:24
August 14, 2019
Chip Guy | Surviving Public Transportation By Norma Galambos
Chip Guy | Surviving Public Transportation. A sampling of the characters I meet on my travels. Visit my blog at https://grandmag55.blogspot.com to read the story.
06:44
August 7, 2019
Little Girl: A Birth Story by Norma Galambos
Little Girl: A Birth Story. Visit my blog at https://grandmag55.blogspot.com to read this post and view all the photos.
05:13
July 31, 2019
Royal Lake Store | Country Stores by Norma Galambos
Royal Lake Store | Country Stores by Norma Galambos. Visit my blog at https://grandmag55.blogspot.com to read this episode and view all the photos.
05:36
July 18, 2019
The Quiet Was So Loud: Grandma G Has Left The Village Series by Norma Galambos
The Quiet Was So Loud: Grandma G Has Left The Village Series by Norma Galambos. A fishing trip in North-Central Saskatchewan. Read this episode and view the pictures on my blog at https://grandmag55.blogspot.com
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July 10, 2019
7 Things I’ve Learned | Retirement Year 1
Things I have learned during my first year of retirement that I want to share with you. To read this episode and view the photos visit my blog @ https://grandmag55.blogspot.com
07:04
July 3, 2019
Canada Day: Sas-katch-e-wan
Canada Day: Sas-katch-e-wan by Norma Galambos Visit my blog at https://grandmag55.blogspot.com to read this story and others and view the photos. In this episode: what being Canadian means to me and how we celebrate Canada's birthday. 
02:56
June 26, 2019
Summer: What Do You Talk About? by Norma Galambos
Summer: What Do You Talk About? by Norma Galambos. Visit my blog Grandma G - My Journey Into Retirement to read this episode and view the photos. Are Canadians obsessed with talking about the weather? Highlights from last summer. https://grandmag55.blogspot.com  On my blog you can check out my garden page, recipe book and shop at my Gift Shop.
03:46
June 20, 2019
Plough Winds: Summer Storms by Norma Galambos
Plough Winds: Summer Storms by Norma Galambos. Visit my blog Grandma G - My Journey Into Retirement to read this episode and view the photos at https://grandmag55.blogspot.com On my blog you can check out my garden page, recipe book and shop at my Gift Shop.  
04:53
June 17, 2019
3 Messages From The Other Side: Father's Day by Norma Galambos
3 Messages From The Other Side: Father's Day by Norma Galambos.  Visit my blog Grandma G - My Journey Into Retirement @ https://grandmag55.blogspot.com Reflections about my dad. His love of hunting, fishing, farming, animals, Johnny Cash music and playing solitaire.  Three ways people receive messages from their departed loved ones. On my blog you can check out my garden page, recipe book and shop at my Gift Shop.
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June 12, 2019
June Bride by Norma Galambos
June Bride is the story of our wedding day in June of 1981. Visit my blog - Grandma G - My Journey Into Retirement @ https://grandmag55.blogspot.com to view pictures of my wedding dress, the bridesmaid dresses my mother-in-law made, the entire wedding party and more. On my blog you can check out my garden page, recipe book and shop at my Gift Shop.
04:46
June 5, 2019
11 May Memories by Norma Galambos
11 May Memories by Norma Galambos. My favourite things from the month of May. Visit my blog  Grandma G - My Journey Into Retirement at https://grandmag55.blogspot.com to read the story and view the photos. On my blog you can check out my garden page, recipe book and shop at my Gift Shop.
01:43
May 30, 2019
Griswold Vacations - Never Trust a Weiner Roast
A podcast episode about an amazing group of friends that our family camped with for many years. Please visit my blog Grandma G - My Journey Into Retirement at https://grandmag55.blogspot.com to view pictures of our adventures as we travelled across Saskatchewan. On my blog you can check out my garden page, recipe book and shop at my Gift Shop.
03:49
May 23, 2019
Put Me In Coach: Softball
Memories of travelling the prairies and beyond with softball teams. Visit my blog Grandma G - My Journey Into Retirement 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 you can check out my garden page, recipe book and shop at my Gift Shop. 
02:55
May 16, 2019
Mother’s Day: Traits We Inherit
Mother’s Day: Traits We Inherit - Visit my blog to read the episode and view the pictures at Grandma G - My Journey Into Retirement at https://grandmag55.blogspot.com. On my blog you can check out my garden page, recipe book and shop at my Gift Shop.
03:24
May 8, 2019
Episode Intro
Episode Intro
00:23
May 6, 2019
The Class of 80: New Beginnings
The Class of 80: New Beginnings - Class photos, photos of memorabilia and the story of our graduation day.  Visit my blog to read the episode and view the pictures at Grandma G - My Journey Into Retirement at https://grandmag55.blogspot.com On my blog you can check out my garden page, recipe book and shop at my Gift Shop.  
04:10
May 1, 2019
Happiness: Some Days You Feel Like a Rockstar, Some Days You Feel Like a Rock by Norma Galambos
Happiness: Some Days You Feel Like a Rockstar, Some Days You Feel Like a Rock by Norma Galambos Visit my blog @ https://grandmag55.blogspot.com.  What is happiness and how do we achieve it?
03:42
April 23, 2019
From the Archives: Don’t Give Me That Bull by Norma Galambos
Help me solve the mystery of the ceramic coin bank bull my Dad had.
02:01
April 16, 2019
Easter: Epic Bunny Cake
Easter: Epic Bunny Cake • Memories of Easter on the farm in Saskatchewan.  Visit my blog at Grandma G - My Journey Into Retirement at https://grandmag55.blogspot.com to read the episode and view the pictures.
03:35
April 9, 2019
When the Parentals Leave Grandma G in Charge
Podcast episode about time I spent grand parenting while their parents were away.  Please visit my blog to view the pictures of our escapades at Grandma G - My Journey Into Retirement at https://grandmag55.blogspot.com .
05:33
April 2, 2019
We Will Just Fish For A Bit: Ice Fishing in Saskatchewan
A podcast episode about ice fishing with your husband. View my blog to see all the pictures at Grandma G - My Journey Into Retirement at https://grandmag55.blogspot.com
03:48
March 26, 2019
Alberta Camping Adventure: Part Three Jasper
Podcast episode about camping in Alberta, Canada, visiting the Columbia Ice Fields, Jasper Tram Way and a fall down the mountain. Visit my blog at Grandma G - My Journey Into Retirement at https://grandmag55.blogspot.com to read all three episodes in this series and view the pictures.    
03:40
March 20, 2019
Alberta Camping Adventure: Part Two: Bear Country
A podcast episode about camping in Alberta, Canada, bears, freezing nights and my fear that our roaring campfire would consume our tent. Visit my blog at Grandma G - My Journey Into Retirement at https://grandmag55.blogspot.com to read the episode one and two in this series and view the pictures.
02:47
March 12, 2019
Alberta Camping Adventure: Part One: Sylvan Lake
Podcast episode about camping in Alberta, Canada, getting lost, a ride in a police car and sleeping with an axe under the pillow.  Visit my blog at Grandma G - My Journey Into Retirement to read the episode and view the pictures at https://grandmag55.blogspot.com
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March 4, 2019
Generation Gap: The Apple Doesn't Fall Far From The Tree
Podcast episode about understanding how the environment we grew up in shapes us and helps to explain why we think and act the way we do.  Visit my blog Grandma G - My Journey Into Retirement to read this episode and view the photos at https://grandmag55.blogspot.com.
07:50
February 27, 2019
70's Teenager: 6 Things That Will Take You Back
Podcast episode - If you were a teenager in the 70s, check this out! Visit my blog Grandma G - My Journey Into Retirement to read this episode and view the photos at https://grandmag55.blogspot.com. On my blog you can check out my garden page, recipe book and shop at my Gift Shop.
06:08
February 20, 2019
A Valentine For You Darling: 1947 The Rest of the Story
This podcast episode tells the story of my parent’s engagement and marriage in 1947 and the obstacles they faced. Visit my blog at Grandma G - My Journey Into Retirement at https://grandmag55.blogspot.com to read the episode and view the pictures and to read Save the Waltzes for Me: A Wartime Love Story which is the prelude to this story. On my blog you can check out my garden page, recipe book and shop at my Gift Shop.
05:26
February 12, 2019
The Chronicles of a Reluctant Traveller: Grandma G Has Left the Village
Podcast discusses the issues most travellers face and how to get past those negative experiences. Visit my blog to read the episode and view the pictures at Grandma G - My Journey Into Retirement at https://grandmag55.blogspot.com .
02:18
February 8, 2019
I Miss Summer Series: Winter Garden Tour
Information about my video tour of my Saskatchewan garden in January.   Blog - https:://grandmag55.blogspot.com
00:35
January 28, 2019
Her Hands: Mom Turns 90
In this podcast episode - Mom turns 90 and I think back to all her hands have accomplished. Visit my blog Grandma G - My Journey Into Retirement at https://grandmag55.blogspot.com to read the story and view the pictures.
02:38
January 24, 2019
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00:21
January 21, 2019
Tired Tuesday: Monday Got a Bad Rap by Norma Galambos
Podcast episode discussing how to get through Blue Monday in January. Visit my blog at https://grandmag55.blogspot.com to read the story and view the photos. On my blog you can check out my garden page, recipe book and shop at my Gift Shop.
04:03
January 16, 2019
Sage Souls - What I am Learning on My Journey
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.  
03:10
January 11, 2019
When Healthy Eating Goes South: How to Get Back on Track
In this podcast episode - How to get those healthy habits back on track after the holidays. Visit my blog at https://grandmag55.blogspot.com to read this episode and look at the pictures. On my blog you can check out my garden page, recipe book and shop at my Gift Shop.
04:28
January 8, 2019
Special Boy: A Birth Story
Podcast episode recounting the events of the day my son was born.
05:04
December 27, 2018
I Cracked: Christmas Pressures
In this podcast episode I share how my Christmas resolve slipped.
01:58
December 20, 2018
Flying Flip: Are You Ready for Christmas?
In this podcast episode I share my struggles with the pressures of preparing for Christmas.
03:23
December 17, 2018
I Love Winter, I Love Winter: Trying to Convince Myself
This podcast episode finds me trying to convince myself to love and embrace another Canadian prairie winter.
04:55
December 11, 2018
Grandma G - Christmas Greeting 2018
Grandma G ‘s Christmas Message.
00:29
December 11, 2018
Down a Mountain in a Basket: Skiing Vacation
In this podcast episode I will share a story about a harrowing ride I took down an Alberta mountain in a basket.
04:48
December 6, 2018
“Car”: Street Hockey
Latest podcast episode from Grandma G - My Journey Into Retirement Street hockey games and lasting childhood friendships.
02:55
November 28, 2018
Secret Ingredient: Passing Recipes Down Through the Generations
This podcast episodes shares memories of trying to capture those recipes from the old country.
04:38
November 20, 2018
Wheelhouse: Accepting People’s Talents and Passions
In this podcast episode I discuss the importance of appreciating other people’s talents and passions.
02:30
November 15, 2018
Save the Waltzes for Me: A Wartime Love Story
This podcast episode shares the story of how my parents met and fell in love during the war in 1946.  View full episode and pictures on my blog at Grandma G - My Journey Into Retirement.  Link to part two: A Valentine for You Darling: 1947 The Rest of the Story 
05:35
November 6, 2018
I Feel a Story Coming On
What things will change in your lifetime?
03:10
October 31, 2018
Why Doesn’t It Stick
In this podcast episode I share my thoughts on gratitude.
01:42
October 31, 2018
Old Rose
In this podcast episode I share some of the stories my garden has to tell.
02:11
October 31, 2018
Dirty Look
In this podcast episode I share some information about geese and learning to embrace the changing seasons.
02:13
October 31, 2018
It’s a Jungle Out There
In this podcast episode I ponder my garden- is it really all worth all that effort?
01:47
October 31, 2018
Get a Job or Take a Gap Year
Podcast episode about the benefits of taking the time to decompress and decide how to optimize your retirement.
02:05
October 31, 2018
For Good Measure
In this episode I recount a run in The Hubs had with a zucchini cake.
03:08
October 31, 2018
Time to Reinvent Yourself
In this podcast episode I discuss identity and the difficulties adjusting to change after retirement .
01:43
October 31, 2018
Podcast Introduction
About Grandma G
00:50
October 31, 2018
That Cup of Coffee Got Cold
Post retirement projects
01:00
October 30, 2018
Is it the Beginning or the End?
In this podcast episode I discuss making the decision to retire.
02:40
October 30, 2018
Happy Birthday to the Hubs
In this podcast episode - The Hubs turns 60, listen to see how he celebrated this milestone.
01:20
October 30, 2018
It’s not all Rainbows, Butterflies and Unicorns
In this podcast episode I discuss the battle scars we receive as we go through life.
01:51
October 30, 2018
In My Mind’s Eye
In this podcast episode I recall memories of harvest time on the Canadian prairies.
02:17
October 30, 2018
It’s all About the Prep: Food and Friends
Food and friends.
01:54
October 30, 2018
My First Pension Cheque
In this episode I tell the story of getting my first pension cheque - My worst fears realized.
01:29
October 30, 2018
Momma was a Blogger Before Blogging was Cool
In this episode I share memories of Mom writing her memoirs.
01:45
October 30, 2018
In the Interest of Safety: Halloween
In this podcast episode in discuss Halloween - Thoughts and Memories.
03:01
October 28, 2018
Brown Cow: Cow Riding Not Recomended
In this episode I recount trying to ride a cow on the farm in Saskatchewan. How hard could riding a cow be? Visit my blog at Grandma G - My Journey Into Retirement at https://grandmag55.blogspot.com to read this episode and view the photos
02:48
October 28, 2018
Scorpios Like Money In Their Cakes: Happy Birthday to Me
In this podcast - Birthdays and friendship - how we celebrated birthdays on the farm in the 60s and 70s. Visit my blog to read the episode and view the pictures at Grandma G - My Journey Into Retirement.
03:28
October 27, 2018
From the Archives - Thatcher Wheat 1938
The story of Dad’s first crop 1938. Visit my blog to read this episode and more at Grandma G - My Journey Into Retirement.
00:51
October 27, 2018
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