The Plight Of A Man Who Can Wiggle His Ears

And his glasses.

When I was a kid, my parents would take me to visit my great grandfather on my dad’s side. He was in his late 80s, bespectacled, white hair on the sides, on his mustache and he had nothing on top. He would show me these cool tricks, like how to multiply numbers with your knuckles. He was pretty slick for an old man and I liked what he had to show me.

One of the tricks he showed me was how to move your ears. I was fascinated that he had figured out how to do that. I didn’t see him very often, but still remembered…