“Letters to Mom”

One of her journals I found is titled “Letters to Mom”. It’s a collection of letters she wrote to her mother — my “Nana Anna” — starting about four months after her death.


Hi, Mom,

I’m watching Gone With the Wind. Daddy really did look like Clark Gable.

It makes me feel close to you. I wish we could watch it together some day. Maybe I’ll ask Jen to watch it someday soon.

I can’t even begin to tell you how much I miss you!

Clark Gable just carried Scarlett up the stairs.

How do things go so wrong? Why do people screw up their lives?

I guess movies aren’t all they’re made up to be.

I love you, Mom. I still wish almost everyday that we could talk.

Kathleen A. Gagne