What I Remember About My Grandparents

The good times and the sad times

My grandma with flowers and a balloon. She’s smiling…really.

Over the past year, my grandparents have come up in conversation or remembrances. I don’t know why they are so prevalent lately. They’ve been gone for twenty to thirty years now, but when I was growing up I spent a lot of time with them. They never went out of their way to instruct me on the world. They were just present in my childhood, living…

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