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Day 1460: Seasons

KT, Four years ago, summer became a burden though we are beginning to shake its grip, August 14 being the worst day of the season. Oregon...

Day 1367: Time Was When…

KT, I wrote this on Mother’s Day because you were a Mother’s Day baby. I posted on your birthday because the day of reckoning intervened...

Day 1228: Christmas Dec. 25, 2021

KT, This is Christmas number four without you. Thank you for giving the us the best gift ever: Your presence in our life. Far too brief...

Day 1095: Loss is not Absence

Karsten KT DoggMan: August 14, 2021, will be 3 years since your death and by now over 100+ letters have been posted. We continue to...

Day 1002: Another Orbit Around the Sun

Karsten KT DoggMan: We’ve passed the 1,000 day mark. Today you would have been 31 years old. Such a young age. Yes, another year and yes...

Day 834: The Long Struggle of Beanz

On May 17, 2019 I first heard from Sev and LT that indeed, her earlier biopsy indicated stage 2 cancer. I was in Harrisburg PA and...

Day 730: A Moment

Today is not just the day that you died two years ago, but the day that life became just a moment. When time past, present, and future...

Day 637: Birthdays and Celebrations

KT, Today is May 13, 2020. You would have been 30 years old. Grief is a terrible master. Equally dire on both sides. Unable to move...

Day 365: Surrealist and Realist

Karsten-KT It has been 365 days since you died: August 14, 2018. At the time, our life changed in a way that was and is irrevocable and...

Day 272: Uncertainty

KT Man, Today is May 13, 2019. You would have been 29 years old. We plan to celebrate your life rather than your birth. And we plan to do...

Day 217: Reflection on Graduation

KT, The day began with sunshine as seems to be the case with you. Not only were you always able to park up front but also could bring out...

Day 216: The Mourning of Graduation

Karsten, It’s all so very sad but we are determined to hold our heads high and move forward. Your day has arrived and you aren’t here. We...

Day 213: About to Graduate

KT Man, Lest you think we forgot about you, it’s simply not possible. Not having written since Christmas is a function of stemming the...

Day 133: Our first Christmas

Karsten, This is our first Christmas without you. We’d been warned by wise people, friends who know, that these kind of events have their...

Day 100: Ha det bra

Karsten, This is my last letter and in the irony of time, today is Thanksgiving. A twisted notion of death and life: no thanks for your...

Day 99: Show your dad

KT Man, ‘Sometimes you just have to show your dad what to do. He’ll get it eventually. Or not.’ This last attribute of yours may be the...

Day 98: Competition

KT Man, Your life was mostly sports: The center piece revolving around a ball. Soccer, basketball, and baseball, then football and golf....

Day 97: Kindness is cool

KT Man, ‘Kindness is cool. It lets you experience things you never would have.’ Your ability to exude kindness was remarkable and we’ll...

Day 96: Disadvantage

KT Man, I believe the part of you we may miss the most is your approach to life. Of course, that involves all of your attributes. A...

Day 95: Just let me show you

KT, This attribute of yours seems to best depict yesterday: Just let me show you what I can do. It’ll surprise us both. It’ll surprise us...