Grandfather Clause by Annegret Hunter

Grandfather Clause

Annegret Hunter on Grumpy Old Men & Their Grandchildren

I wonder sometimes, what they teach these days. My granddaughter does not even know how to lay a table. Imagine, a teenager! Her mother never taught her,” remarks an unhappy friend. “Why don’t you do it?” I say. She gasps: “Oh no, I would never do that. My daughter-in-law would not allow it.”

“What could she possibly have against that?” I counter, astonished. “Just take the girl aside and show her. You are the grandmother.”

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Annegret Hunter recovered after homeschooling two boys and was pleased to discover she was still a Christian, a wife, and a bookbinder. Her husband Graeme is a contributing editor of Touchstone.

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