Look how important it is to me that I sign his boots the right way. Look at the tension in my free hand saying, “This man is going to see what I wrote every time he looks down. I’d better make it count.”

I signed them, “Keep asking questions.” But judging from his Q&A personality, he didn’t need my advice. He never stopped asking me questions, no matter how personal they got.

Then he said, “No, sign them both.” So I did.