Grandparents Day has been an official national holiday since 1978. It is always celebrated on the first Sunday after Labor Day which falls on September 11, this year. The US isn’t the only country that honors grandparents with a special holiday, but it falls on different dates, depending on the country. Gifts and cards are appropriate on Grandparents Day and retailers and greeting card companies are reminding us of this as I write. SPUNKY GRANDMAS…And Other Amusing Characters makes a great gift for this occasion, especially for a grandmother who likes a good laugh, and what grandma wouldn’t be flattered to think the gift giver associates her with the word, “spunky?