Eulogy for Grandma Swenson

In loving memory of Ilah Swenson, 1924-2018.  --------- My grandmother called everyone, “honey.” Wait staff, sales people, grocery store clerks, booking agents, teachers, preachers, me, and probably you. “Well, hello there, honey.” “Oh, honey, that’s all right.” Growing up, I realized the uniqueness of my grandmother’s penchant for this pet name. I’d never heard anyone else use it like that before. It seemed kind of intimate for just anyone. “Did … Continue reading Eulogy for Grandma Swenson