Ask me anything…what do you want to know?

Tell us a story grandpa sized

My dad has stories, and he wants to tell them, but wants to know the listener is interested. I hear it in my dad’s voice, particularly when he is talking to my son. “What do you want to know,” he asks. “Ask me anything.”

And then there’s silence, or “I don’t know.” There is that “you don’t know what you don’t know.” How do you ask something when you don’t know what the world of possibility is?

In pondering the question…I realize, we do know what the world of possibility is—we know where dad/grandpa (or mom/grandma) grew up, basics of their life—and some universal things to being human in your country and culture.

Read the full post where I guest posted this week, on The Grandest Love