Are you old?
Do you live with, work with, know young people?
Are they pretty sure they know more than you do?
Try this …
When you don’t want to do something, pretend like you’re too old to know how to do it. Look befuddled. “Gosh, this computering is hard. I just don’t get it.”
Young people love to know more than you.
“Here,” the young person will say impatiently, “Give it to me.”
Do not fight them on this. GIVE IT TO THEM.
The young person will then take over and do your work for you.
They will think you are stupid. But, you are very smart. Sit back and relax and let the youngster do your work.
Which brings me to the ballplayer kid they called Granny.
Granny Hamner was born Granville Wilbur Hamner in April 1927 in Richmond, Virginia – one of 35 major league players born there. Continue reading