A memoir in essay, poem and reflection left for a granddaughter by her grandfather so that she could know him by how he saw and experienced the world. Each piece is a story told in the manner the memory has suggested. His was “an absurdly normal” life if that means the impact of cancer in a child, the loss of a brother at a young age, the influence of parents, coaches, friends and strangers, the tragedy of mental health problems and the grace contained within the priceless and simple gifts present in our lives. This is a book about paying attention, of connecting our eyes, hearts and minds. It is a book about wealth that has nothing to do with money.