A Great Granddad BY MARTIN GLEESON Limerick, Ireland Mary stopped the car just outside Leonard’s Newsagents. She handed a $20 note to her ten-year-old son David and told him, “There will

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Granddad at Play BY CAROLYN RAPHAEL Almost every night, sometime between 8:30 and 11:00 PM, my daughter, Melissa, calls her 82-year-old father to do the NY Times crossword puzzle on

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This Granddad Has The Back-To-School Blues BY STEVE WATSON With his granddaughter about to start junior kindergarten, Steve Watson wonders, why it is such a struggle to let go? The first day

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BY WILLIAM LEVINE One of my least favorite bumper stickers is ASK ME ABOUT MY GRANDKIDS for a couple of reasons:  First, it is a presumptuous request. OK, I suppose if

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BY RON WOLF After losing my granddad last year, it was hard for me to face life as it is since he was the person who influenced my life in

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BY DEBBY CARROLL Chances are you like Robert Redford. You probably have seen and enjoyed several of his movies. Maybe you respect his decades of advocacy on behalf of the

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A Buster Keaton Granddad By Stephen Miller Now that many women are having their first child in their 30s, many men in their 70s are spending time with toddlers or

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Granddad reads and leads By Ken Canfield A Massachusetts Colony law enacted in 1644 stated that heads of households should be responsible for teaching their children to read. What if,

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From a Granddad’s Halloween Journal – Ping! By Harvey Blumenthal Our daughter-in-law, Hilary, and grandson Noah, then three and one-half, flew into Tulsa from Salt Lake City the day before Halloween,

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A Fable To Share With Your Grandchildren Granddad’s Place – Chapter 3 Here is chapter three from Granddad’s Place by David George. You will find chapter one, The Acorn, here and

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Chapter Two  Frog Song By David George Granddad swung back and forth on the two-seated rocker on his deck, taking in the dusky view. In the distance, the grassy ridges

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Welcome to the first in a series of short stories or fables. The Acorn Fable, is provided courtesy of author David George.The first fable is about the natural world. Each story

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I just discovered Armin Brott’s advice to this young granddad-to-be, and you need to read it too.Then go buy his books for all the new or soon-to-be dads in your

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By:  Karla Sullivan My grandfather’s whitewashed farmhouse was located in small town, central Illinois framed by an ever-changing horizon and guarded by cornstalks.  Each had grown tall with gangling arms,

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