An Intimate Interview with My 93 Year Old Grandmother 💖

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A year before my grandmother passed, I took a camera to New Orleans and sat with her for a few special days. We discuss her love for opera and beauty, romance, ‘sexy love,’ her anti-feminist ways, family…and more. I hope her beautiful heart helps bring a little light to the present world. Make some tea and please join us! 🌹

In honor of Women’s History Month and all the incredible women who came before us and continue to inspire our spirits.

Please share stories about your ancestors or any women who have helped shape who you are today in the comments. I love hearing your stories!

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  • Danielle
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    What a beautiful keepsake! This makes me wish I had done this with my grandmother. She was also a New Orleans southern woman. Such class & grace! My heart is bursting with love & joy, I can hardly imagine how you must feel! Also, your voice is beautiful! Thank you so much for sharing!!

    • Adele Uddo
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      Thank you so much Danielle, I really appreciate your generous warmth and kind words 🧡

  • Wendy
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    I really enjoyed this interview with your Grandmother so much!
    What an inspiring lady she was! And continues to be!
    She exemplifies the kind of wisdom that can only come with the
    Passing of time in life.

    • Adele Uddo
      Reply

      Yes! That wisdom is hard earned sometimes yet certainly something to strive for 🧡

  • Jeanette Cool
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    What a great testament of respect and love from generation to generation. Adele Uddo, at 93, carries the spirit of youth, the thrill of a young woman and the wisdom and maturity of the Crone, (great female elder). She brings forward clarity from inside out, respect for herself and others and a joy for life, art and beauty. You two are cosmically connected far beyond your sharing of the same name:)

    • Adele Uddo
      Reply

      Your description of her is beautiful! And so true. She embodied many aspects and archetypes. Something to strive for in a life… Thank you for this loving reflection 🧡

  • Janet
    Reply

    Dear Adele,

    What a beautiful tribute to your grandmother. I love her already! You have created a memory locked away for all time. A treasure forever! Thank you for sharing.

    • Adele Uddo
      Reply

      Thank you so much Janet! 🧡

  • Sienna
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    Oh my gosh, Adele!!! This is amazing. I wish I had done this with my grandparents. She’s so lovely. And hilarious. “The grapes…the grapes will give you a natural pick up!!!”

    Thanks for sending this out.

    • Adele Uddo
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      Hahaa! That’s one of my favorite lines. She loved to feed people no matter if you just ate or were about to eat 😂

  • Esther
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    I’m in tears of joy from watching this beautiful interview with your incredible grandmother! How blessed you were to have her in your life so long. And she was blessed to have her family by her side who appreciated and adored her. She was indeed a wise lady. What special memories you have to keep in your heart forever!
    I enjoyed watching this so much. It was a wonderful start of my day. Thank you for sharing!

    • Adele Uddo
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      Thank you so much Esther! I feel truly grateful to have had her in my life for so long. Yes, she was special. I’m so glad the piece touched you ❤️

  • Debbie
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    Adele! I am in tears listening to this. What a wonderful grandmother you had. Such a gift💕 I don’t even know you that well but I feel like she is so much like you.. so loving and elegant. Was that you singing? The recording that she loves so much? Thank you so much for sharing! 💕🙏🙏

    • Adele Uddo
      Reply

      Ah tears like that are the best! She makes me teary too ❤️ And yes, that was me singing 🙂

  • Ascha
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    Hi Adele, I just watched your video. It was remarkable! I loved it! And your singing voice is amazing! Thank you for sharing! XO

    • Adele Uddo
      Reply

      Thanks so much Ascha! Appreciate you watching and the kind words x

  • Amy
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    Such a moving interview and what a magnificent woman she was. I’m sorry for your loss and appreciate her beautiful spirit that lives on in you!

  • Faith
    Reply

    I’m crying. How amazing and beautiful.Thank you for sharing. I will always remember this.

    • Adele Uddo
      Reply

      Oh I love to hear there were tears 🙂 ❤️ We all need more of that kind of cry. Thank you for watching and for the kind words x

  • Kris
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    Thank you for sharing your Grandmother, she was a beautiful lady inside and outside

    • Adele Uddo
      Reply

      Thank you so much Kris! ❤️

  • Bess Resnick
    Reply

    I’m writing this with tears rolling down my face. What a touching homage to a beautiful lady. You were both blessed to have each other. And your voice is gorgeous. Xo

    • Adele Uddo
      Reply

      I love that you had tears rolling down your face Bess ❤️ Best kind of cry 😉 Thank you for sharing and watching! x

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