Here I am, I hate to say it, Sea World, interacting with dolphins, veatures and cousins I love , rememberng that my fathe was willing to build a dolphin tank for me in what is now m mother’s back yard.
Perhaps the presence of dolphins swiming and leaping would comfort her troubled heart a bit. For me, just my father’s willingness to rearrange and restructure a bit of grography, no mater how riduculous my original request was, to break yp these animal families, thse mammal families. And yes, I did enjoy the TV show, “FLipper” how coul dI not?
and of course, the Flipper theme:
My father, only a memory now, but one of the strongest and most persistent memories I’ve ever had. I was lucky enough to have him in my life until 1980.
The man who would have built a dolphin tank in my back yard in Cleveland , Ohio in place of the garage: