15. At Father's Day

Francesca picked up her seven-year-old son from school afternoon. Isaac proudly showed his mother what he made at school that day. It was a made out of brightly colored construction paper. "It's Father's Day," Isaac explained. The card was cut the shape of a man's dress shirt with drawing of a man's dress tie. Inside the , Isaac had written the words "Happy Father's Day."

wasn't familiar with Father's Day as it wasn't celebrated in her home country. So she asked neighbor Genny about it. Genny told her that 's Day, like Mother's Day, is a made up in the United States. It is always celebrated the second Sunday in June. People give fathers , presents, go out to eat at a restaurant, do something special that day. "It's a day show gratitude to your father," Genny explained.

Francesca , but she also felt a little bad. While Father's Day card Isaac made was nice, Isaac's never wore a dress shirt or a tie. 's father, Tim, wore a uniform to work. On days off, he liked to dress casually and . The most dressed up he got was by a polo shirt.

Francesca had an idea. She shopping the day before Father's Day to get husband a surprise. On Father's Day morning, she Isaac gave Tim a box wrapped up in paper. "Happy Father's Day," Francesca and Tim shouted.

Tim unwrapped the box, he laughed. Inside the was the Father's Day card Isaac made in . Also inside the box were a dress shirt a tie. They were the same color as card Isaac made. Tim, Francesca, and Isaac went door to Genny's house for a barbecue. Tim the dress shirt and tie.