Unfortunately my grandpa passed away years ago due to a massive stroke so I never had the opportunity to grasp what a truly incredible human being he was while he was still alive.
I knew that he was a professional waiter, he was eclectic, he was always the life of the party, and he was frugal as hell.
I heard stories about how he and my grandma moved to Florida and bought a motel with no prior experience running a motel just because “all the Germans were doing it.”
I heard stories about how they’d pay cash for all the different houses they bought.
But it never sunk in and resonated with me that my grandpa was a bad ass when it came to money until the other night when we went out to dinner at a famous, local steak house.
The prices were crazy, (and the only reason why we went was because we had a.gif"text-align:center;">* * *
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