Stories, wisdom and financial tips from a man who's been around longer than TV, chocolate-chip cookies and ballpoint pens. As a child during the Great Depression, author Steve Mucha learned how his parents turned hard times into good times. As a father and businessman, he learned the necessity of financial planning and secrets of selling things. His memoir, "Advice From a 90-Year-Old Man," though, is about much more than money. It's about a plunge on a sled into a frozen lake. A mother's kindness to folks near and far. Catching 100 fish in a single day. A brother's heroism at Pearl Harbor. Fillings picking up radio stations. The joys of family, sports, music and much more. Readers will find lots of answers: What are some secrets to a thriving marriage? What's an easy way to cut your golf score without cheating? What's it like being very, very old? "Advice From a 90-Year-Old Man" is one man's sharing of simple but important lessons, expressed with humor, and including some good, clean jokes.
Ask any grandparent about their grandchild and you're usually in for a long conversation! Grandmothers and grandfathers love to talk about their grandchildren, and why not? In this beautifully presented and edited collection of experiences, celebrating the everyday delights of having grandchildren, grandparents of old and grandparents of today reflect on the wonderful role they play. Those quoted love what they're doing - from breaking the rules to sharing triumphs, from giving advice to singing silly songs. They question and they reflect in these heartfelt pages that will wrap grandparents and grandchildren alike in a cosy blanket of their reciprocated love.
Just about everyone hears a little advice everyday. If you listen to the advice is up to you. My Grandpa always told me if you weren't real careful you could learn something everyday. I guess he was right. Advice from someone is like learning something. It just depends if you want to learn or not.
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