My Dearest Jim Bob Chuck,
You have my permission to copy this letter into your book. Royalty free of course. I am writing you in response to your letter and I hope this letter finds you well. I wanted to mention again and to say thank you for the beautiful red roses you sent me on my birthday. They are still beautiful. After reading your letter you sent on Saturday I was shaking and I think you probably knew I would be after I read it. No words can express how much I needed to read those words. Everything you wrote was true.
The music has been slow and I was not sure how long I could last, even with all the photo’s we’ve exchanged, holding off until you nudged me and motioned me to look at my life and you, You, the one who I have fallen in love with hopelessly and for once and all.
Time has stopped me in my tracks tonight, as I have thought about nothing else, but you and when as I saw your hand typed letter from that old Remington of yours, I felt as my smile could stretch across my face forever. I looked at the words I read and who is about to become a part of your life, I just couldn’t hold it in, I felt my heart swell with tears streaming down on my face and realized I was crying tears of joy. I laughed and my heart practically skipped a beat.
Our joining will be shortly, Darling and it will be sweet for both of us. I will be leaving home on Monday June 30, to be with you. You may expect my arrival around midday on Tuesday July 1st. Be sure and let the cat and doggies know, Mummy is coming. As we both know, they will be very excited.
And then I hear this is what we were waiting to hear for the last whole year of our life. Congratulations darling, you may kiss me now. When I get there I will wrap my hands around your waist and pull you into a swoop down, pressing your lips to mine. If you should want to French, I like it all and I won’t mind. I will grab your arm and make you smell my perfume, because I know it is your favorite and that it has become your favorite smell on earth.
I know you are oblivious to all this at the moment and maybe compelled to put your hand on your hip and stomp, cheer and wave your hands in the air like a madman that you are, because from this moment and the rest of time, I will be yours and you will be mine. If anyone comes to me and asked me why am I moving so far away don’t be surprised, it’s just the fact that I found you, we met, we fell in love and the fact that you are actually crazy enough to deal me and some of my stupid antics. I’m only kidding. Haha.
But I remember the first time I met you and you came onto me the first time, I just said to myself. “I’m in trouble, I love him, I love him so much and I don’t know what to do. I don’t deserve him and I love him so much.” So I told him what I told you six months ago. And what did your father tell you a long ago he said, “if you ever fall in love with a girl who’s too good for you and by some grace of god she love you too, keep her.”
So you did, and here we are going for it, for you, the love, Darling. I remember when we were first introduced. You walked into the room beaming, practically dragging into the room, usually you never brought a girl home. And you saw me and knew this girl was different; sweet, kind, caring and intelligent. I was so happy for us both and I still am. You helped me through an extremely tough time in my life and I can’t thank you enough for saving me. Darling you are my best friend and I love you, you know, and I would follow you to the ends of the earth. I love you.
All of my love, all of my life.
Your Girl, Catnip