What do you like most about each of your siblings?
My only older sibling, by about three and a half years, Greg could have easily ignored me but instead included me when I’m sure others would not. My second-floor bedroom, in an unairconditioned house, was pretty warm in the summer, so I asked Greg if I could move down to the basement with him, and he agreed. The other major inclusion Greg allowed was to go camping with him and his friends at their Bus, which they bought and parked along the Stillwater River west of Troy, Ohio. A little leary at first, the group accepted me and found that having someone to drive them into town for more beer Saturday night was very useful. My sister Mary Rose was the only girl and just fifteen months younger than myself, so it was natural for us to grow up playing together and I remain closer to her than my other siblings. Like our mother, Mary Rose is very sweet, kind, and giving of herself. At one point when I suddenly needed a place to live, she opened her home to me and let me work through my