Two days after Valentine's Day, I received a hand-written letter from Handsome. It is quite...beautiful.
After I finished re-reading it, I began to think about when was the last time I'd written a love letter or even a letter.
When my elderly neighbor moved to the East Coast to be near her family, I wrote letters quite frequently for I knew how much she'd cherished the ones her family had written. She read them over and over and shared bits of information with her close neighbors. I felt like I knew them like my own family.
When I wrote her, I included articles from the local newspaper, especially if they pertained to people or places she was familiar with. Photographs were a must.
Other than my friend, I haven't written anyone a letter. I've sent birthday, Christmas, and congratulatory cards. But not a handwritten note.
I have to admit, I haven't written anything like this to Handsome. Not a missive that really conveys my feelings. It seems...embarrassing. How come I can say what I feel and not write what I feel?
That should change. That will change. I'll write something he will--hopefully--cherish as much as I cherish his.
Have you received a love letter from your beloved or someone else near and dear? Have you sent a love letter lately?
Vicki Batman is staring at her bottle of diet Coke, contemplating another, and working on another holiday story. Find her at: http://vickibatman.blogspot.com or at: http://plottingprincesses.blogspot.com