Stan Gerding

Dear Grandson: On Being Friendly

In his latest “Dear Grandson,” Stan Gerding writes to his grandson about being a friendly kid (with ulterior motives), being able to walk around town alone, and the nuns at school.   Dear Grandson, I was always a very friendly boy who always made friends with the neighbors and just about everybody that I met. I never met a stranger; I would talk ... Read the full article
Stan Gerding

Stan Gerding is a retired veteran after 23 years in the Navy that included a tour of duty in Vietnam as a corpsman, 1968-1969. He has since been the administrator of various healthcare organizations, a high school science teacher, an author, a singer, and is the father of Greg Gerding and grandfather to Jack.

Dear Grandson: Guns in Schools and the Never Again Movement

Stan Gerding writes to his grandson about the recent school shooting in Parkland, Florida, and the gun control movement further stoked by it.