My grandfather could always be trusted for his sound judgment. Everyone in the family knew that when Granddad made a decision, it would be the best of the choices to be considered and he or she would be foolish to disregard it. If he advised against going fishing, one would probably come back home empty-handed. As children, we thought that somewhere in the back of his head he had a store of secret information. We were confident that he knew things no one else knew.
COLUMN: Granddad knew how to dish out the good advice
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