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Trick or Treat? What are you going to be on Halloween? A witch, of course. It’s the best thing to be. Do you know what Halloween really celebrates? Grampa, don’t tell me about All Hallow’s Eve or All Saints Day or Dia de los Muertos or how the day is celebrated in Canada. I’ll tell […]

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Oh, Shoot Dad’s mad at me.   Why?   I wouldn’t shoot the shotgun.   Why not?   I was afraid of the noise and the kick, I was just afraid.   You’ll have to shoot it eventually.   I know.   Wanna try the 30-30 first?   Will it be better?   No. Different […]

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Family in Action What’s the matter?   Nothing’s the matter.   You look like something’s the matter.   No. Really, Janice, I’m fine.   Well something’s wrong.   No really Janice. I’m fine.   Well something’s not right. I wish you would just tell me.   I’m telling you I’m fine!   MOM! Grampa’s all […]

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Her Own Two Feet Two I got a job. Really? Yeah, Dancing. Dancing?   It’s good money. Is it? It’s nights. It would be.   Could I use your car to go to work? Just until I save up enough to buy one. Sure.   Grampa, Are you disappointed in me? No. I think you […]

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Asked and Answered Grampa I have to do a survey for school. O.K. shoot.   I have to write down your age, education and work history, Then I ask these questions:   What’s your favorite book? The Little Engine That Could. Grampa that’s a children’s book, You can’t say that. O.K. How’s Don Quixote? Very […]

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Day’s Work Hiya boys. Come on around the back. Want a cold one?   Geez, it’s only 10:… Sure, Grampa. I’ll have one. Me too. Thanks Grampa.   Mom said you wanted us to do some work for you.   Sit down. Sit down. Have some nuts and fruit.   These plums are good.   […]

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All That Glitters How did you like Mark? Seems like a nice boy. He is. I’m in love with him. Usually it would take you another whole week to get to this point, He must be special. He is. Did you see his car? Was it the red one parked on my lawn? It wasn’t […]

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Enemy Visitor Mommy? Whaty. Is Grampa coming over today? He said so. He will. Mommy? Whaty. Is he bringing Michelle with him? He said no. Goody! Grampa Grant is Richard Hille, a long time Laguna Beach resident who has three Grandchildren ages 11,7 and 4.  

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A Will to Change Hi Grampa. Hi Sweetie. Grampa? Yes Olivia. I love your house. You do? Do you know what I like the best about it? What do you like the best? I like the best that you’re here. What are you looking for Grampa? It should be in here somepl…. Ah, Here we […]

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Take the Bait Will we go to the lake this year? I imagine. Will you take us fishing? Fishing! You hate fishing.   Too many bugs. Too hot. The juice isn’t cold. Salmon eggs are stinky. My line is tangled. It’s too long a walk. Don’t kill it! Don’t kill it with a rock!   […]

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From the Stretch I’m going to start on Thursday, Do you want to come to the game?   I’d better not; I might get too excited, And have a coronary.   Why would you get too excited?   Because you’re going to hurt somebody, With that uncontrollable fast ball, You have the worst move to […]

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Recovery I’m glad to see you up, I heard you were sick.   No, Grampa, I was very sick.   Oh, I thought you had the flu.   No. I had influenza, And it was very serious. Grandma Clay said they almost lost me.   Well, that was serious.   Yes, it was.   Grampa? […]

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Memorial Day Grampa will we go to the cemetery this year? Only if you want to. You’re too old to drag anyplace. It would be better to go before the picnic.. Yeah. could we go early? That way you won’t be anxious. And get cranky. I don’t get cranky and I’m not anxious. Oh yes […]

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Driving You Crazy By Grandpa Gramps Will you let me drive? No. Why not?   You don’t have a permit.   You let Dad drive when he was my age.   Before. Before what? I let him drive before he was your age. How am I supposed to learn? You want to learn before the […]

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Conversations with a grandchild. The Perfect Gift What are you going to get Mommy for Mother’s Day? She’s your Mother not mine. She’s your Daughter though. Precisely. When it’s Daughter’s Day I’ll get her something. Grampa you’re being prickly. That’s what Daddy says When everybody knows you’re being a butt. Watch your language. Everybody says […]