Tammi: And I always pushed past him to get to my mom. She was my mentor, my cheerleader, my rock. Unfortunately, in June 2019, my mom had a fall at a camp in Pennsylvania, and the accident triggered her immune system to crash. She was in the hospital for five months before she died last November. Dad blamed me for taking her away when she should have been home taking care of him.
Jerry: Yep. I’m old-school.
Tammi: I felt like I’d lost both parents at once. But when COVID-19 hit, I was visiting Florida. My dad lives alone, and I couldn’t leave him, even though one of my sisters lives around the corner. So I moved in to Dad’s house. I cooked a feast every night, and after dinner, we’d set up the Bluetooth speaker on the patio and …
Jerry: … We’d listen to Sinatra, and I’d