Companies that combine these two approaches will have nothing to fear from a vindictive grandmotherly
employee or from business-driven reductions in force.
Sharing tea and cookies, knitting hats for babies, praying for missionaries involved in frontline gospel work--these are grandmotherly
Helen Branson was a grandmotherly
figure, who was concerned about the way in which homosexuals were treated, and she wanted them to have a clean and safe place to meet.
message came across on ABC's 'Good Morning America' as the nation's chief diplomat expounded on her mission to solve world problems, reports The New York Daily News.
WHEN I was at secondary school about a trillion years ago we had a fearsome and quite grandmotherly
domestic science teacher who took it upon herself to be our moral guardian.
figure starred on "The Mary Tyler Moore Show" and "The Golden Girls," and in recent years has seen her celebrity grow ever higher by contrasting her sweet, matronly image with a sometimes foul mouth.
Tattooed girls in bras and jeans play hipster Marys to the old woman as a grandmotherly
archangel, a dove at her command (Touched and Teaching, both 2007); in a kind of auto-pieta, a young avatar rises from the lap of the supine and perhaps dead elder (Coming Forth, 2008).
Still, at age 12, I longed to swear like an old duck hunter without fear of grandmotherly
A well-meaning grandmotherly
woman asked me (in the check-out lane at Kroger's
Told by a grandmotherly
fairy, filled with full-page, story enriching, and the colorful artwork of Mark Wayne Adams, "The Belly Button Fairy" is the perfect example of the author's whimsical philosophy, "Who better to blame it on than a fairy?
Luckily, my grandmotherly
Melkite Catholic host helped me feel welcome on Holy Saturday afternoon.
She soon became a valued part of our household and a grandmotherly
figure to our three sons.