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I Hit the Jackpot

My grandma used to tell me the best stories about her friends. I would sit in my grandpa’s rocking chair and listen to the phone ring. My grandmother would say hello and start laughing before she even got her first word out. I rocked back and forth and sipped my coffee as I watched her […]

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When Heaven Knocks

  I lost my maternal grandfather 6 weeks before I married my husband in 2012, on the day I was supposed to have my bridal portraits taken. To say that we were close was an understatement. My granddad was unable to work due to a heart condition, so he was my babysitter from the time […]

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Being Grandpa

I grew up “geographically” close to both of my grandfathers.  For reasons that I do not have a clear recollection, I cannot say I was very close to my paternal grandfather, however, the opposite was true with my mother’s dad.  He was just a great, down-to-earth, genuinely friendly guy.  On my mother’s side of the [...]
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