Stan Gerding

Dear Grandson: Lab School and Little League

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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, We had to find another place to live. I went to the Navy Housing office to see how long it was going to take to get into Navy housing and I was told it would be another year. I found a ... 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: 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.

Life Is a Sweet, Tender Bruise XXI

John Michael continues his series Life Is a Sweet, Tender Bruise, reflecting on life and people encountered, with two new stories about ups and downs, and helping each other.

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.

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