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Embracing My Grandson’s Interruptions

Annoying, yes, but my chance to set examples

S o many afternoons when I’ve finished writing and need to work out, I hear my name (G-pa for grandfather) called out, “G-pa, want to play?” “G-pa, you working out?” “G-pa, want to shoot baskets?”

I became a grandfather in my mid-40s when my granddaughter was born and now my grade-school-age grandson…



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Don Simkovich, MA

Don is co-author of the Tom Stone Detective novels on Amazon and writes content for businesses. Visit Don Simkovich Amazon.