"Are your grandchildren still here?", he asked.
Alas we had taken them across the many waters just hours before. He was visibly disappointed and told us of his many visits to events hither and yon.
"I'm sorry to have missed them". We were to, as we envisioned our Spider Boy meeting this super hero face to face.
All I wished for was many more years in this house we call "home" and good health to the jolly man who owns it.