State of California
My Darling Wife
This note is to warn you of a diabolical plot entered into by some of
our so called friends — (ha!) calendar makers and even our own
children. These and others would have you believe we’ve been
married 20 years.
20 minutes maybe — but never 20 years. In the first place it is a
known fact that a human cannot sustain the high level of happiness
I feel for more than a few minutes — and my happiness keeps
I will confess to one puzzlement but I’m sure it is just some trick
perpetrated by our friends — (Ha again!) I can’t remember ever
being without you and I know I was born more than 20 mins ago.
Oh well — that isn’t important. The important thing is I don’t
want to be without you for the next 20 years, or 40, or
however many there are. I’ve gotten very used to being
happy and I love you very much indeed.
Your Husband of 20 something or other.