Fire teams were dispatched to incidents in the Gramps
area 30 times in just 10 days, as areas of grass and moorland were repeatedly set alight.
Having found his spiritual home among the cult's 70 or so members, the new convert from Britain was swiftly married to Gramps
' granddaughter Jael Phelps.
I was the brawn," Lawrence says with a laugh, "and Gramps
was the brain."
My brothers went fishing with Gramps
. They would be gone all day.
plays many children's songs in his repertoire of more than 10,000 songs, including classic versions of "Teddy Bear's Picnic," "Big Rock Candy Mountain" and his famous palindromes.
She'd just said, 'Oh, I see,' but Gramps
had looked as if he was smiling as he took the suitcases and carried them upstairs, pausing to rest his bad leg before each step.
Jacob wants a turn at being king of the castle, so his Gramps
takes him on a camping trip to Nova Scotia's Kejimkujik National Park.
She was very open with me about her gramps
, which I found very touching.
Finally, as their cloud competition becomes ludicrous, Grizzly Gramps
Bear intervenes and reminds them that they are behaving foolishly, contrary to the Biblical verse that say "Where there is strife, there is pride." Then he calmly invites Brother and Sister Bear to his house for milk and cookies and a game of checkers, which they gladly accept, after one more reminder that they are not to brag.
Ari Martin has big plans to spend the summer with his Gramps
at his cabin on Canoe Lake.
Sometimes when ol' Gramps
hears a story he jumps up and down and raises a ruckus to make a point.
Griffin, aged 92 and known to his filmmaker grandson Paul as, quite simply, Gramps