dating

dating

Dear Walt, I’m drinking good coffee and eating half a cinnamon raisin bagel with cinnamon pecan cream cheese and I’m thinking about you and how you made me come to love both. I’m sure I drank coffee before you but not good coffee, grinding our own...
magic

magic

Dear Walt, I feel like a kept woman. I get up to write and usually the coffee is already made and I may pour a bowl of cereal but soon after I’m asked if I need something to eat. My laundry is done for me, folded, put away. The dogs are walked though not as...
quiet

quiet

Dear Walt, It’s quiet this morning. There’s a sawzall going downstairs, and I’m playing Johnny Cash and the Killers and Snow Patrol and Radiohead. I can hear our daughter’s TV and my keyboard is clacking. But the dogs are quiet which lately is...
sentimental

sentimental

Dear Walt, I was thinking about the photo I posted yesterday, about all the photos I have of you in this house, and how different things will be once the construction is finished and new furniture purchased and the place put back together. It devastates me that you...
at work

at work

Dear Walt, I found this photo of you when looking through my phone’s gallery yesterday. I have several favorite pics but love running across ones I’ve forgotten about. This one really got to me yesterday which was another total crapfest of a day. I...