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Spring in northern Idaho means green pastures and blue skies – and time for a visit to my son Brad and his family. It had been way too long since I’d been to see them, so I stocked up on books to listen to on the road and drove the six hours to visit them.

With some advance planning, I can fly to Spokane, and my son or daughter-in-law will pick me up, but it’s a pleasant drive in springtime. I’ll never like having them live so far away – but many grandparents live thousands of miles away from their adult children and sweet grandchildren. I’m fortunate that daughter Lisa and famil...

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