Reflections, Questions, & Motivations – Part 2

Frantically, I called back but no one would answer the phone. I tried calling other numbers, desperate to find someone, anyone on any floor, who could tell me what was happening. I was in shock, terrified and even angry. I was so upset that this was happening and I was not able to be there.Continue reading “Reflections, Questions, & Motivations – Part 2”

Reflections, Questions, & Motivations – Part 1

After reading the letters, I went through a reflective period. Mostly I had questions, a lot of them. As someone who thrives on fact finding, truth, answers, and closure…this bombshell revelation left me spinning. I wondered about Bonnie and if she did go on to marry as she advised in her last letter. I wonderedContinue reading “Reflections, Questions, & Motivations – Part 1”

The Letters – Part 2

The next letter is dated October 9, 1967. In this letter, she talks about not hearing back from my father in over a week and she expresses her concerns about the possibilities of why…did her letter not reach him or did the contents of her letter scare him? These are things I addressed in theContinue reading “The Letters – Part 2”

The Letters – Part 1

The letters total 8 in all with two being cards and the rest handwritten letters. The stamps used on the envelopes are 5 cents. The price of postage has increased quite a lot since these were sent. Due to time, the envelopes are slightly tinged with an aging yellow color and they carry the scentContinue reading “The Letters – Part 1”