FOR BETTER OR WORSE: A 25th Anniversary Love Letter to my Dead Husband – by Lisa Gastaldo


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FOR BETTER OR WORSE: A 25th Anniversary Love Letter to my Dead Husband - by Lisa Gastaldo

I’ve begun this missive multiple times. Spurts of dialog verbalized in my dreams. Numerous scribbled passages were wadded up and subsequently rescued. I stared blankly at a flashing cursor for hours.

How do I write a letter to you on the occasion of our 25th wedding anniversary when death did us part?

Do I recount the details of our nuptials? How I had fantasized about a ceremony with the pomp of the Sound of Music? Should I divulge we desired a reception that rivaled the Godfather? Do I elaborate on how my cathedral-length veil and our 45-minute tarantella helped to realize the vision?

We opted for spring in a vain attempt to evade the valley heat. (It was 110!) The priest that had witnessed the birth of our relationship was enlisted to perform the nuptial rite. All I Ask of You from Phantom was sung as we lit…

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