On the hot Albuquerque evening of 12 July 2013, John Nichols, the grandson of Copeia and ASIH founder John Treadwell Nichols, gave a wonderful reminiscence of his interactions with his grandfather and his father. It seems appropriate that this talk—presented here in full—be recorded as the final writing of the final issue celebrating the first century of Copeia. This evening lecture was given for the annual Joint Meeting of Ichthyologists and Herpetologists. It was arranged by the local committee in Albuquerque and with special efforts by Steven Platania. There was standing room only. Fittingly, the front row was reserved for and occupied by Nichols' family. They were applauded nearly as loudly and warmly as John was. It was a great, great night.—Ed.

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