Category Archives: Grandparenting

Grandpa Persecuted by Corrupt Cop Duo

NOTE: Don’t be deceived by the benign demeanor in this photo. All grandchildren are affable when touring a jelly bean factory. I’ve tumbled into a sort of weird legal limbo. I was visiting my twin grandkids for the weekend when … Continue reading

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Grandpa’s Proverb

Yesterday I led the Bible discussion for “The Gathering Place” at LLUC. The topic was the book of Proverbs, so I began with a recently familiar line from the radio: A pair of hopalong boots and a pistol that shoots … Continue reading

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What Fathers Want For Christmas by Art Buchwald

WHAT FATHERS WANT FOR CHRISTMAS I offer this in tribute to one of my favorite humorists, the late, great Art Buchwald. This is from “And Then I Told the President.” Kids these days have no appreciation of the real value … Continue reading

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Gotta Go Visit My Handsome Grandpa

This is strictly tongue-in-cheek for all my fellow grandmas and grandpas out there . . . Once upon a time there was a nice girl named Kira. She was almost eight years old and very beautiful, with gorgeous hair and pretty … Continue reading

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TWINS: Four Pounds One Ounce Divided By Two

December 12, 2011 Last night I hovered anxiously over an incubator, its blue rays to combat hyperbilirubinemia casting a surreal glow over a tiny form squirming silently against formidable odds. “Baby Hafich A” – Miles Douglas – and his twin … Continue reading

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