The nurse told her I was far too pretty of a little girl to be named George so she came up with Gea.
Especially all the times we took in the truck to get to Mackinaw and the time it took to get his surveying jobs and all the hikes we ever went on; there was always singing! Then, they started having children.
My father's story is inseparable from my mother's. When my brother Daniel and I found out that local athletic champion Jimmy Luchsinger was teaching tennis at the nearby Marjorie Post Park, we sulked that we could never get the rackets we needed to participate. He patiently taught us how to ice and roller skate, helped with homework and inspired my four brother's passion for fishing.
At Christmas, the tree went up Christmas Eve after we kids were asleep and then he worked until dawn laying out an elaborate train track.
Often, you may do both of those things, or use your perspective now as the conclusion.