“What Does Grandpa Say?”

This evening My Beloved and I were on a Skype call with our daughter-in-law and our twin nineteen month old grandsons Zachary and Alexander. Kristi was showing pictures of animals to them and asking what the animals say. We were delighted to hear them roar when a tiger was shown, cockadoodledoo when they saw a rooster, etc.

In the middle of the show, I coughed. I have a chronic cough primarily due to allergies and residual talcum powder that was used internally during lung surgeries many years ago. The boys picked up on my cough and immediately started fake-coughing. We all laughed and Kristi asked, “What does Grandpa say?” Without missing a beat, they fake-coughed again.

With Love,

Russ

 

 

 

 

 

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About russtowne

My wife and I have been married since 1979. We have 3 adult children and 4 young grandsons. I manage a wealth management firm I founded in 2003. My Beloved is a Special Education teacher for Kindergartners and First Graders. I'm a published author of 23 books in a variety of genres for grownups and children. In addition to my family, friends, investing, and writing, my passions include reading, watching classic movies, experiencing waves crashing on rocky shores, hiking in ancient redwood forests, and enjoying our small redwood grove and fern garden.
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21 Responses to “What Does Grandpa Say?”

  1. Joan says:

    I love it!

  2. utesmile says:

    So sweet, I can’t believe they are 19 month old….I remember them being born!

  3. That’s so cute Russ! That song, What does the fox say, just popped into my mind. Have you heard that nutty number? ❤
    Diana xo

  4. Isn’t Skype great for being able to see and be seen in between visits with them… Diane

  5. Best story of the day! 🙂

  6. ksbeth says:

    so funny and cute )

  7. Things like this make us love being grandparents and skype is blood awesome

  8. Mrs. P says:

    Kids say the darndest things! 😀

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