By Grandpa Bob Niles “Grandpa, I want the biggest pumpkin we can find!” screeches my granddaughter as she’s set free from her four point harness in the grandpa mobile. It’s

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By Grandpa Bob Niles Dear Mom and Dad, Grandma thought I should write a note to let you know we are all okay here. The fires and smoke have only

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By Bob Niles “Honey where are my glasses!?” I accuse and ask the wife simultaneously. Knowing she’d moved them or hoping she’d seen them as I blindly search in vain

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By Grandpa Bob Niles Our first grandchild was a bundle of sweetness and joy. She hardly ever cried. She slept a lot and I think never even messed a diaper.

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By Grandpa Bob Niles So many grandparents fret over what fun things they can do with their grandchildren that doesn’t cost an arm and a leg. Grandpa Bob Niles shares

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By Grandpa Bob Niles  “Yes it’s in the original box, and some 40 years ago it would have added value. But so many of the Frozen dolls were sold and

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By Grandpa Bob Niles We have one of those singing, dancing, repetitive, now annoying Christmas decoration. We were in the store, and on the shelf was this whimsical very amusing,

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By Bob Niles It’s starrrr–ted, the whole Christmas, Hanukah, Kwanzaa, Happy Festivus multi cultural onslaught of advertising we’ve all come to expect at this time of year. A season bombed

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By Grandpa Bob Niles Hiiiii-Ya is my grandkids adopted battle cry when when conquering a giant intruder: me. No warning is given like ‘Grandpa look over here! Grandpa pay attention! Grandpa

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By Grandpa Bob Niles “Grandpa your fingers are so cold” squeals his two year old granddaughter. “Hang on tight! I don’t want to let you go.” He laughed, as she

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