In the stationary store, I picked out green envelopes, gold envelopes, green stationary with scalloped edging, and black and white cherry blossom foil seals.
Later, I put on my my stranger-friend-from-Germany’s favorite composer, Brahms, sat down at the kitchen table with a nice pen, and went to work at a five page letter.
Then I lit some candles. Because. Why not.