I'll think it over, he said begrudgingly, knowing that he owed it to his son, and also feeling it might be a way of overcoming the barrier between them.
I'd love to see you if you don't mind
I'd love to, dad.
He realized that he didn't even know what position his son played, or even the name of the team.
If I could the time, you see, my new jobs a hassle , and the kids have the flu
He was no judge of such things but he was amazed by the workmanship and artistry of it. He could see a tremendous amount of work went into the carving and felt and immeasurable loss as he realized he had not even inquired what his son was doing all those long evening in the basement.
But It's sure been nice talking to you, Dad. It's sure been nice talking to you....
I've long since retired, My sons moved away. I called him up just the other day.
And as he hung up the phone it occurred to me, He'd grown up just like me, My boy was just like me.....