They were married for more than 50 years. Every day they went
to the mailbox together at 4:27, even on Sundays when the mail
didn’t run. You could set your watch by them.
The Sunday after her funeral, I saw him standing at the mailbox, empty-eyed and empty-handed.
Rachel posts the writing she doesn’t hope to publish at
flutedcups.tumblr.com and thinks scrunchies are great. You can find
her Twitter at @rickit.