Name Your Mountain

  • Chapter 1

  • Summertime at the Court

  • Profile Picture of Bobby in Name Your Mountain

    Bobby

    β€œCan we ever have a single day of our lives without trouble?”

  • Bobby Byington

    I asked.

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  • Dad glanced at me, then turned his attention to the road without speaking.

  • I stared out the window as we drove by the hospital.

  • Profile Picture of Bobby in Name Your Mountain

    Bobby

    β€œWe’ve been there plenty of times,”

  • Bobby Byington

    I said.

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  • Profile Picture of Dad in Name Your Mountain

    Dad

    β€œI’ve been there more than you, Bobby,”

  • Bobby Byington

    Dad said.

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  • Profile Picture of Dad in Name Your Mountain

    Dad

    β€œAt least one more day than you.

  • I drove your mom to the hospital on a Monday and you were born the next morning.

  • So, my son, because of you I had to spend the night in the hospital.”

  • Profile Picture of Bobby in Name Your Mountain

    Bobby

    β€œWas it worth it?”

  • Bobby Byington

    I asked.

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  • Profile Picture of Dad in Name Your Mountain

    Dad

    β€œThe jury’s still out on that one,”

  • Bobby Byington

    Dad said.

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  • Profile Picture of Bobby in Name Your Mountain

    Bobby

    β€œDad!

  • I am your firstborn, your only child.

  • How can you say that?”