Overview

Based on a syndicated, newspaper and web-based column by ”Grampa Gray” this book takes a playfully philosophic look at modern day society, compared with the ‘olden days’. The author employs an interesting combination of prose and old fashioned, bumpity, bump, bump verse. It was written primarily for other members of the gray-haired set (although is appreciated by all ages). It champions old-fashioned values and pokes fun at the author’s own foibles and human frailties. Grampa finds beauty and wonder in unique ...
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In Praise of the Commonplace

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Overview

Based on a syndicated, newspaper and web-based column by ”Grampa Gray” this book takes a playfully philosophic look at modern day society, compared with the ‘olden days’. The author employs an interesting combination of prose and old fashioned, bumpity, bump, bump verse. It was written primarily for other members of the gray-haired set (although is appreciated by all ages). It champions old-fashioned values and pokes fun at the author’s own foibles and human frailties. Grampa finds beauty and wonder in unique subjects: lint, cobwebs, housework recycling, ants and, of course, growing old. There are a few belly laughs her, but mostly there are chuckles, smiles, nods of understanding, and a magnificent burst of life-affirming endorphins.
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Product Details

  • BN ID: 2940149042906
  • Publisher: Famiily of Man Press
  • Publication date: 12/24/2013
  • Series: Grampa Gray Humor , #1
  • Sold by: Barnes & Noble
  • Format: eBook
  • File size: 86 KB

Meet the Author

Septuagenarian Grampa Gray now resides in northwest Arkansas – his favorite place in the whole world. He writes every morning right after his daily walk. He has been writing a verse (or more) each day for more than fifty years – enough to fill dozens of volumes. He loves life and revels in every day. He always has time for children, and has recently been seen skateboarding and playing hiop0scotch with some of his young friends at Walker Park.
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