The Slice: A fitting tribute to Grandpa
The mention of paper airplanes in a Slice column last week prompted a note from a North Idaho reader.
“At my husband’s memorial service in February, our grandkids had the honor of giving out the memorial celebration handouts to arriving guests,” wrote Sue Jones. “Our 10-year-old, Quincy, and 6-year-old, Tyler, called them ‘customers.’”
The boys are still working on their vocabulary.
“At one point I looked over and saw Q & T making paper airplanes of the handouts. My first reaction was to admonish and stop them, but after all they are only kids. I did save one of the paper airplanes and it is in Grandpa’s memory book. Grandpa would have loved the ‘boys will be boys’ moment.”
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