Stan Gerding

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, I ended my tour at Boone Clinic and we started heading to San Diego, California, with a stop in Northern Kentucky to visit with my folks and give your dad 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.

Life Is a Sweet, Tender Bruise XIX

John Michael continues his series Life Is a Sweet, Tender Bruise, reflecting on life and people encountered, with two new stories about talk radio and pondering the effects of money.

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.

Life Is a Sweet, Tender Bruise XVIII

John Michael continues his series Life Is a Sweet, Tender Bruise, reflecting on life and people encountered, with two new stories about Woody Guthrie and karaoke bars.

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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