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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.

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.

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.

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.

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