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- Apr 4, 2010
Numerous times while the news was on he'd mumble something and shake his head in the negative when it was bad news, someone dying, terrible auto accidents, etc. "This world is going to hell in a hand basket." he'd say as he just look out the passenger side window.
He was in his 80s then.
I was in my late 20s and say to him "It aint as bad as you think it is grandpa. Thinks will be alright".
JUMP to today, grandpa is long gone, I was only in my late 50s when I started and mid 60s now.
And I'm yellin' " THIS WORLD IS GOIN' TO HELL IN A HANDBASKET"!!
Grandpa called it way long before I ever seen it.
On the other hand. In between news broadcasts and no baseball once in a while I'd turn to a music station. Onetime WILDWOOD FLOWER by Jim Stafford came on.
Grandpa damn near swallowed his "chaw" chuckling at this ditty. He knew exactly what it was about. Never in my life did I ever see him enjoy anything else like that song: