When I was a kid the only pets I could have were those that could be flushed down the toilet when they died. I had to wait until I left home to own a cat or a dog. But my childhood was not without pets: I had guppies, frogs and tropical fish. When I was nine my favorite fish was a black fan-tailed molly named—Molly. Unfortunately, Molly was suicidal and liked to jump out of her bowl.
Today I'm recalling a special moment when Dad was the center of my world. Read about it here.