Author Archives: Mark

2020-05-26 Pandemics, Astronauts and a Birthday

Dear Joseph and Lucia, What an incredible past few months. First of all, I hope both of you are well. My thoughts have been on you guys and how you’ve been dealing with the COVID-19 outbreak. I wonder if you’ve … Continue reading

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2020-03-11 Happy Birthdays

Dear Joseph and Lucia, Lucia, I’m sorry I didn’t write a letter on your birthday, but allow me to say here: Happy 19th birthday (a little late).  Joseph, happy 21st birthday to you today.  You are both growing up and … Continue reading

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2019-08-28 Summer Travels

Dear Joseph and Lucia, I’ve delayed writing to you since my last post.  The disappointment of not seeing you graduate was pretty deep.  No matter how much I was prepared for it, it still hurt.  I’ve read some other stories … Continue reading

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2019-06-01 Graduation

Dear Joseph and Lucia, This will likely be the most edited letter I’ve ever sent to you.  I’m going through quite a few emotions after coming down to Woodville for the graduation ceremony.  After the events of two years ago … Continue reading

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2019-04-18 How to know the truth

Dear Joseph and Lucia, There’s been a subject on my mind for quite a while now that I want to try to address. How can you change someone’s mind on a subject when they believe whole-heartedly against it? Let me … Continue reading

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2019-04-11 It’s Spring!!

Dear Joseph and Lucia, It’s an exciting time for me recently.  This time of year is always fun.  The trees dumped a ton of blooms all over the front lawn and the pool. As a result, the pool vaguely resembles … Continue reading

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2019-02-16 And so life goes on

Dear Joseph and Lucia, I can’t tell you how many times I’ve had every intention of writing you another letter just to put it off for some reason or another.  I tell myself that there’s really nothing of interest to … Continue reading

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