Mama doesn’t know if Daddy gave in and joined her fight to save the trees on Seminary Hill out of respect for her, or because men he respected joined the cause and talked him into it. “I should have just asked him straight out,” she said; “and now I’ll never know.”

And he hated and was embarrassed by the Sierra Club bumper sticker she put on the car, knowing he would hate it. It stayed there until they got a new car.