I Am a Grandfather

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    I Love Being A Grandfather

    Being a Grandfather, or as my youngest grand-daughter calls me, "GranPa", is indeed one of the greatest experiences that I've ever had. I had the blessed childhood experience of having my grandparents living in the same town that I grew up in, and having one grandmother who...
    risenphoenix risenphoenix
    66-70, M
    3 Responses Feb 27, 2010

    Car Sticker

    They gave me a grandson to hold in my arms. They gave me a 'Grandparent/ Slow Driver' sticker to put in my car. (Yeah, right)
    CrookedMan CrookedMan
    46-50
    Feb 14, 2011

    Just A Grandfather Of 3

    hi, keenmill here-grand of 3
    keenmill keenmill
    51-55
    1 Response Jul 24, 2013

    I Feel Like I'm The Only One Who Ever Exerienced This

    There are other grandfathers, I know it. But nothing is quite like MY pride that I feel to hold my perfect, brand new first grandchild and smell that new baby smell. Something primal about it, success at an animal level to be continuing my genes.  I feel like I'm the only one...
    deleted deleted
    26-30
    Aug 29, 2012

    Grandsons

    I have four grandsons and and looking forward to spoiling them. Will keep me broke buying motorcycles in a few years .Update there are now five, shows I have not been reading my own post for a couple years.
    teutonicdragon teutonicdragon
    51-55, M
    2 Responses Jul 29, 2010

    Fresh Baby :)

    As of yesterday :) 6 lb 10 oz healthy baby boy born to my oldest daughter. Everyone of course can't seem to have a conversation with me now without using the word grampa -lol  That's ok. Knock yourselves out. Even the nurses at the hospital thought I looked to young to be a...
    bassplayer bassplayer
    46-50, M
    10 Responses Sep 21, 2009
    deleted deleted
    26-30
    1 Response Nov 1, 2015

    Related Experiences

    One last story to write. EP was there for me when my grandfather passed, which is initially why I joined EP and again when my grandmother passed. I could count on the random people...
    holygrailofvampires holygrailofvampires
    26-30, F
    Apr 21
    Dear Werewolf Community, This will be my final post on Experience Project, as the site closes tonight, and so you can find my contact information at the end of this open letter...
    SupernaturalScientist SupernaturalScientist
    22-25, M
    3 Responses Apr 21
    On hearing that her elderly grandfather had just passed away, Katie went straight to her grandparent’s house to visit her 95-year-old grandmother and comfort her. When she asked...
    Rusham Rusham
    66-70, M
    2 Responses Apr 20
    There aren't many girls who know what a class 66 is. My grandfather is a station master.
    deleted deleted
    26-30
    1 Response Apr 20
    Okay my last experience I post will be this.. My last grandfather has passed away.. I have only met him once I think when I was a baby. A week ago I found out he was very ill and...
    JordanTheLost6 JordanTheLost6
    16-17, M
    1 Response Apr 20
    In Nazi-time my grandfather was pastor of the Confessing Church in Germany. Each Sunday he was preaching and admonish his parish not to follow Hitler but God. The Nazis were...
    Loretta78 Loretta78
    36-40, F
    Apr 19
    When I was a baby my parents went through a divorce and my daddy left. My mom left me and my sister to fend for are selves a couple years later. My grandfather took us in and took...
    deleted deleted
    26-30
    2 Responses Apr 18
    I just realized that this is kind of my last day of being a kid. And there's less than an hour remaining in this day. Tomorrow I'm driving two hours with my mother and brother to...
    IntenseCookie IntenseCookie
    18-21, F
    3 Responses Apr 16
    He Was The Only Daddy I Ever Knew-Granddaddy, my mother's father, was a big man, about 6’4” and sturdily built,and he was as black as night with thick glasses. No that's NOT...
    ToBeDiskovered ToBeDiskovered
    22-25, M
    1 Response Apr 15
    the title says it all. most of my life has been pain and sorrow both mental and physical you think that eye patch on my eye is fake no its 100% real. I made sacrifices for people...
    SladeBolinLeaderofEp SladeBolinLeaderofEp
    18-21, M
    Apr 11
    my Pappy died April 4 2016. he was like a father to me. it feels like I cant breath I'm numb and crying and in pain and when I feel happy or laugh I feel guilty
    Artist2912 Artist2912
    18-21, F
    1 Response Apr 10
    while people would walk or relax to relive stress I workout my regimen is rigorous with a long jog in the morning followed by 45 jumping Jacks then an immediate of 34 sit ups and...
    SladeBolinLeaderofEp SladeBolinLeaderofEp
    18-21, M
    1 Response Apr 9
    Today I went to visit my grandparents on my dad side of the family and my grandfather is not doing well currently, that just brought back flashbacks from when my grandpa on my...
    musicismyworld16 musicismyworld16
    13-15, F
    4 Responses Apr 9
    I was looking around in my study and I found a picture of me when I was 4 years old. I saw myself with the big grin on my face i was young not yet aware of the world and it's...
    SladeBolinLeaderofEp SladeBolinLeaderofEp
    18-21, M
    3 Responses Apr 9
    Need to leave a memory behind fear of the inevitable fear of doom and failure Need to be remembered need to leave behind a legacy so easily forgetting the true meaning of life...
    Smileydork Smileydork
    16-17, F
    3 Responses Apr 9
    Really Only Dealt With Him When Forced&Now Refuse To Speak To Him At All- my mother was his first and last interracial intercultural relationship and he left our household under a...
    ToBeDiskovered ToBeDiskovered
    22-25, M
    Apr 9
    I hate those words. Stems from my Grandfather walking out the door with "Goodbye" , I never saw him again as he died later that day. I must have said "I love you" or something...
    junedrops junedrops
    26-30, F
    1 Response Apr 9
    There is something so weak about a limp hand shake. My grandfather told me when I was very young, to grip a person's hand when they extend it, and shake it in return. You...
    rottenrobi rottenrobi
    46-50, F
    3 Responses Apr 8
    this is one of the stories from my book chronicles of sam volume one currently available on kindle and nook. I hope you enjoy.. Wrathful measures My...
    Sorellana Sorellana
    26-30
    Apr 8
    I actually know two people who committed suicide. First it was a guy that sat behind me in 7th grade who I talked to every day and had no idea he was planning anything. That was...
    DaydreamingSleepwalker DaydreamingSleepwalker
    41-45, F
    2 Responses Apr 5
    You know I've almost died numerous times saving people's lives but one will stand out the most to me. it was one day in August I was walking home from a day of training as usual...
    SladeBolinLeaderofEp SladeBolinLeaderofEp
    18-21, M
    2 Responses Apr 5
    I feel like I was born into the occult. I have been fascinated by it since I was a toddler literally. I would stay up all night just to watch horror movies, Creep Show, Tales From...
    MISSBATHORY MISSBATHORY
    26-30, F
    Apr 4
    I get that this is pretty much complaining but I have to get it off my chest. I hate my step father with a passion. He's the type of person to take his anger out on everyone around...
    AnonymousGirl8701 AnonymousGirl8701
    16-17, F
    1 Response Apr 2
    My cousin was diagnosed first...he is around 25 now and his MS has slow progression. My father has been diagnosed just last year...His MS is progressing really fast...He is losing...
    User278 User278
    18-21, F
    Apr 2
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