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Grandpa Days

Arkansas City Kansas

I recently visited my cousin in central Oklahoma over the weekend. While I was there she gave me this old photo. This is a photo of my Grandpa Smith who worked for a company in Arkansas City, Kansas.  I never met him and this is the only photo I have ever even seen of him.  Dad never knew him very well since he died when he was only 5 years old.  

I wonder what he would have been like?  I wonder what he would have told me about life and the things that are really important?  I am sure I would have learned a few things from him about how it was in his day.  I know things have certainly changed since his time.  

 

How about you?  Do you have any favorite stories of your own grandpa that you might want to share here.  I wish I had some to tell about my Grandpa Smith but I never knew him… 

 


4 Comments

  1. We both have the same experience. I was not lucky enough to be able to see my grandpa. He was long gone before I arrived in this world. I wish to have met him before he left.

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  2. One of my grandfathers died before I was born, but the other lived to be 96 and I got to know him well. Grandparents can be wonderful pals.

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  3. Andy Oldham says:

    This is why it’s important to record what you do know, and also to record your own life so your descendants will know you! Thanks for following my blog! Blessings!

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  4. rockalot1 says:

    Sadly, both of my grandpa’s were gone by the time I was about 9-10 years old. I don’t remember much…

    Rock

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