Featured Cool Grandpa Podcasts

EP – 167 Our Inner Citadel

EP – 167 Our Inner Citadel

This week's episode is a solo show. I just finished Ryan Holiday's The Obstacle Is The Way. This was a great book that seemed to hit at the right time. I was recently laid off from a non-profit where I had just started working. The Obstacle Is The Way is an excellent...

EP – 166 Grandparents Leave a Lasting Legacy of Love and Fun

EP – 166 Grandparents Leave a Lasting Legacy of Love and Fun

Cindy Liljedahl joins the conversation to discuss her memories of not just her grandparents but also one of our great-grandfathers. If Cindy sounds familiar to you, that is because she is half of the AdventuRetired team. Last week, we had Cindy's husband, Curt, on the...

EP – 165 A Grandfather Reflects on his Grandfathers

EP – 165 A Grandfather Reflects on his Grandfathers

Curt Liljedahl from AdventuRetired is back to talk and share with us his memories of his grandfathers. Curt will introduce you to his grandfathers, James Bertelson, and JM Liljedahl. We take our time getting to know each of these gentlemen's backgrounds and their...

My Grandpa’s Grandpa

When it is time for bed, Charlie’s grandpa tucks Charlie in. Charlie asks his grandpa many questions about his grandpa’s grandpa. Charlie’s grandpa shares a magical moment as he introduces Charlie to his great-grandpa through fun memories.


This is my children’s book, created to entertain and inspire conversations about other family members that the children may not have had the opportunity to meet.



This site is for new and seasoned grandpas. No one threw us an instruction manual on how to do this job, so let’s create one together! You will find meaningful messages of hope, helpful tips, and venting about the role of being a grandpa. The most important thing to remember is that no matter where you are in the journey…


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