"And when you get older, it gets worse," Katie's dad says, referring to his tendency to say exactly what's on his mind.
"I know what you mean," I say, nodding. "My dad always used to say that I had to hear what I said to know what I thought."
"Oh, and your dad's one to talk," Katie says.
One year ago: Disobedience
Two years ago: Dog
Three years ago: This Number Is Out Of Service
Four years ago: Quoth The Guy Who Has To Go To Work Tomorrow
Six years ago: Fall Fell
Eight years ago: Nicholson Baker's "Box of Matches" Inspired Me