Yep, this Grandpa is one of us.

When I checked out the children’s book Tea With Grandpa from the library a couple of years ago to share with the grands, I read most of the book in advance. To this day I remember how I was slightly saddened by the fact a … Read more

Goosebumps.

Yesterday I started reading a non-fiction book, This Is Getting Old by Susan Moon, which, darn it, turned out to be not so great. But I was gobsmacked when I saw her dedication in the front of the book: As a grandma myself who had … Read more

“He’s here and he’s perfect!”

That was the announcement from a very exhausted midwife, grinning ear to ear, telling us of the birth of our new grandson! Every expectant grandparent yearns for those precious words. The three siblings jumped up and down with joy … and I felt I would … Read more