When we last left off, my brother woke up and found me hovering over the bed and landing on my side of the bed. He freaked out believing that I maybe I was flying around every night while he slept.
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Lesson #7: Irrational Career Choices!
The events of that morning were nothing special for me, just another day with Dad, but unbeknownst to the family, it had a huge impact on my brother. He became obsessed with flight, so much so that he flew a plane solo on 16th birthday, tried to join the military to fly jets, and was studying to become an aeronautical engineer. This is all 100% true! Meantime, I developed a fear of heights! So maybe it did impact us both? So ask yourself why did you chose your career? Are sure you sure it was based on a rational decision process and not some weird event from your your past?
And so this was how the Martinhos began their Christmas morning in 1972.
P.S. In all sincerity, my Dad was a great and very funny guy that just happened to really enjoy his sleep.