Dear Grandson: Becoming a Chief Petty Officer and Managing My Son’s Little League

Dear Grandson: Becoming a Chief Petty Officer and Managing My Son’s Little League

In his latest “Dear Grandson,” Stan Gerding becomes a Chief Petty Officer and manages his son’s first Little League team, the Astros.

Dear Grandson: Lab School and Little League

In his latest “Dear Grandson,” Stan Gerding talks about teaching Lab School, being summoned to his son’s school (again), and Little League.

Dear Grandson: On Moving Up and Staying Busy

In his latest “Dear Grandson,” Stan Gerding talks about moving around the San Diego area, furthering his career, and being called into the teacher’s office to discuss his son’s behavior.

Dear Grandson: Desert Operation and Tee Ball

In his latest “Dear Grandson,” Stan Gerding shares about the continuing desert operation and the tragic loss of lives, and coaching tee ball.

Dear Grandson: Big Wheels, Bubba, Bumper Stickers, and 29 Palms

In his latest “Dear Grandson,” Stan Gerding shares about his son’s Big Wheel, Tee ball, bumper stickers, and an operation in the desert of 29 Palms.

Dear Grandson: Confronting Trauma When Your Son Is Badly Hurt

In his latest “Dear Grandson,” Stan Gerding talks about his continuing career in the Navy and confronting trauma when his son was bitten on the face by a vicious neighborhood dog.

Dear Grandson: On Driving Across America

In his latest “Dear Grandson,” Stan Gerding shares what it was like driving across America from Virginia Beach to California with his family in a tiny Chevy Vega in 1976.

Dear Grandson: On Continuing Education and Literally Running Out of Gas

In his latest “Dear Grandson,” Stan Gerding shares about his continuing education, getting a dog, fun times with his son, and running out of gas on the highway.

Dear Grandson: On Doing It My Way

In his latest “Dear Grandson,” Stan Gerding takes singing lessons, sings in nearby clubs, and is shocked after meeting a very famous person.

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