First, sincere thanks to everyone who commented on my last post to express their sympathy for the loss of Karsten’s mother. I have let him know that so many of you gave condolences, and he’s very thankful, as am I.
Karsten found out a few hours ago that his mother died today. She hadn’t been sick, but in the last week she was hospitalized after coughing up blood and other severe symptoms. We still don’t have all the details about
Ever since my dad started pressuring me to go to this past weekend’s family wedding in Baltimore — and the pressure started back in August — I’ve been meaning to dig out my saved copy of this email exchange and