You know those calls that you expect to get someday, but not today?
“Stace? This is Dad. I want you and your sister – just the two of you – to come out here for a few days. It’ll probably be the last chance we have to get all of us together. I’ll pay for it.”
“Dad, you can’t afford that.”
“I’ll take it out of our savings. It’s important. When you get here, we’ll talk about some things and watch the old home movies. Try to be out here within the next few weeks. No more than a month.”