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Nini and Poppie’s Excellent Adventures

Nini and Poppie’s Excellent Adventures

Author: Jerry Zezima

Reviewer: Jeanette Perkins aka Beeba

Nini and Poppie’s Excellent Adventures is a humorous look at Jerry Zezima’s experiences both as a grandfather (Poppie) of three and a 60 something Baby Boomer husband to Sue (Nini). Jerry shares many of his grand moments such as teaching four year old Chloe to eat her first ice cream in a cone, antics at the Grandfather Playground Society and introducing grandson Xavier to the Three Stooges.

He also brings us along on other adventures he has enjoyed without the grandkids such as stomping grapes, riding along on an early morning paper delivery route, attending a Paint & Sip class and a tutorial on how to bathe your dog.

This is a fun collection of short stories with Jerry the brunt of most of the jokes. There is also a plethora of Poppie puns sprinkled throughout. Enjoy this light look at spending time with your grands while living a grand life.


Jerry Zezima

About the author:

Jerry Zezima writes a humor column for his hometown paper, the Stamford Advocate in Connecticut. As a chilling example of just how low journalistic standards have sunk, he has won many awards, including six for humorous writing from the National Society of Newspaper Columnists. Mr. Zezima is the author of three previous books: Leave It to Boomer, The Empty Nest Chronicles, and Grandfather Knows Best. He lives on Long Island, New York, with his wife, Sue. They have two children, three grandchildren, and many creditors. Mr. Zezima has no interesting hobbies.

Jeanette Perkins and grandsonsAbout the reviewer:

Jeanette Perkins is the grandmother of two adorable grandsons. She lives in beautiful St Pete Beach, FL. Jeanette is a product reviewer for GRAND and is looking forward to reviewing lots of new and useful products for all us grandparents.

If you have a product for boomer grandparents and or their grandkids, tell us all about it in an email to editor@grandmagazine.com.

Christine Crosby

About the author

Christine is the co-founder and editorial director for GRAND Magazine. She is the grandmother of five and great-grandmom (aka Grandmere) to one. She makes her home in St. Petersburg, Florida.

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