“Grannies are people who have grown old on the outside but are still young on the inside.” — 7-year-old Timothy

Unless you’re a grandparent, you may not realize that this Sunday, Sept. 11 is National Grandparents Day. It was declared by President Jimmy Carter and by Congress that the official, annual Grandparents Day is the “first Sunday after Labor Day” and first celebrated in 1979.

Mike Fitsko is a retired principal and longtime columnist from New Braunfels.

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