Almost all of the baby boomers remember their grandmother.  I was a last minute baby, one of those surprise children.  In an effort to get rid of me I was taken twice to my grandmother,  She lived 12 hours away in Ohio.  I was a precocious six year old when they drove off for four months in FL.  I did not know this woman,  I threw a fit. The poor dear allowed me to chill out and then made mention that she grew her own popcorn and it would not pop.  I HAD to see.  Who ever heard of anyone growing their own popcorn.  She proved to me painstakenly that it would not. She passed away the next year and I never really knew her,..