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Fond memories of Grandpa

February 14, 2014
By BRUCE THOMAS , Tribune Chronicle | TribToday.com

Grandfather Lorrey, my grandmother and Aunt Mildred lived in Lincoln, Mass. In the middle '30s, I used to enjoy going to visit them during school holidays and summer vacations, sometimes for a week at a time. One morning, when I was about 8 years old, a boy I had never seen before came to their house, and I went out to meet him. His greeting was, "Your dog took my dog's bone!" His dog was a Boston terrier and grandpa's dog was a German schnauzer. The nationality connections were purely coincidental.

 
 
 

 

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