A Love for Game Shows
By Christine Tran
Old photos of my parents are hard to believe because they smiled. Suddenly they were sleeping in
separate rooms, but I wasn’t old enough to understand that. I was old enough to understand how happy
my dad, sister, and I were to watch game shows after dinner. (My mom always went upstairs. I never
Several weeks passed quickly. I opened the door to see him on the porch steps Wednesday evening. My
dad, sister, and I watched Deal or No Deal on the couch as usual. (My mom walked upstairs.)
Everything was the same.
I almost forgot my parents separated each time the TV was on.