He fixed things often and silently. Grandpa just cared about things working. He had an instinct for not just broken things but soon to be broken things.
A lovely tribute from Dr. Cat Hicks to her grandpa. I really resonate with the characterization of “craft” as both action, through care and empathy, and as observation, through noticing the constraints/tradeoffs, and weathering and anticipating their effects.drcathicks.com