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Dear Grandson: Baseball in Waukegan and Another Move

Dear Grandson: Baseball in Waukegan and Another Move

In his latest “Dear Grandson,” Stan Gerding talks about baseball in Waukegan, Illinois, and being faced with another move, and a choice between two different duty stations.

Dear Grandson: Getting New Pets and Quitting Smoking

In his latest “Dear Grandson,” Stan Gerding talks about the family’s new pets, a Siamese kitten and Boxer puppy, and quitting smoking.

Dear Grandson: Great Lakes, Illinois, and the Chicago Bears

In his latest “Dear Grandson,” Stan Gerding takes part-time work at Lake Forest Hospital (where he bumps into Bears) and he also performs in Camelot.

Risen Apes: Roll Your Own

S.M. Park’s continuing column Risen Apes about being a 70-year-old boomer. In “Roll Your Own,” Park shares about traveling to Amsterdam to attend the Cannabis Cup. 

Dear Grandson: On Loving and Losing Pets, and Moving to Great Lakes, Illinois

In his latest “Dear Grandson,” Stan Gerding talks about loving (and losing) the family’s beloved pets and moving from San Diego to Waukegan, Illinois.

Risen Apes: Something Fine

S.M. Park’s continuing column Risen Apes about being a 70-year-old boomer. In “Something Fine,” Park recalls his time at the “Great Asylum for the Insane.”

Dear Grandson: Singing, Playing Ball, and Finishing Duty Station in San Diego

In his latest “Dear Grandson,” Stan Gerding continues his singing career, manages his son’s Little League team, and wraps up his time in San Diego that ends in a tragedy.

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