It’s Grandparents Day, so here are mine.

I never met my father’s parents as they immigrated to Auckland, New Zealand before I was born. My second brother claims they took one look at him and left the country, but having had eleven children, nine of whom survived to adulthood, they had about thirty grandchildren, and since my brothers and I were well down on the list, he wouldn’t have been much of a novelty anyway. 181 more words