In my parents’ kitchen, there is a framed family portrait I drew when I was 5. It’s a drawing of my dad, my mom, me… and my invisible friend/sister, Katie. I’m still unsure if naming her Katie (a derivative of Catharine) was a narcissistic move on my part, or just a total lack of originality.
Anyway, here’s more about being an only child. You can check it out on McSweeney’s here.