From Parris With Love

My Grandma | The Golden Years

Born and raised in St. Louis, my grandma was the daughter of a photographer. She helped raise me in the Bronx. A second stroke jump started her resolve to leave NYC and check one last item off her bucket list. After packing up her worldly possessions, she promptly sold her apartment and confirmed travel with her doctor. Arriving at Penn Station with a few manageable bags, the two set out West…

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 Four days later and our journey landed us in Grass Valley at The Sivananda Yoga Ranch. A place she’d visited years earlier and vowed to return back and call the place home.

Four days later and our journey landed us in Grass Valley at The Sivananda Yoga Ranch. A place she’d visited years earlier and vowed to return back and call the place home.

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 April, 2017 — Alzheimer’s would force her return to New York but eventually she settled in South Carolina. The last time we hung out, my auntie insisted I bring my camera. This is that story too.

April, 2017 — Alzheimer’s would force her return to New York but eventually she settled in South Carolina. The last time we hung out, my auntie insisted I bring my camera. This is that story too.

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Grandma's Hands

Grandma's Hands

Holding a photo with her grandmother, and herself as a teenager.

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