All in milestones
We finished the course in just under four hours, alongside Pete’s brother, sister, cousins, cardiologist, and, as he would say, “25,000 of my closest friends.”
No one of us wants to actually grow old without dragging the other one along with us
After Pete died I repeatedly told people about what a perfect weekend we'd had. I was grasping for some sort of positive in this horrible situation
The expectation of how happy I was supposed to be was so high that the gap between sorrow and joy was huge
I signed the anniversary card, sealed the envelope and put his name on the front just like I'd done for nine years.