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January 27th, 2012

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12:31 am
Had a note from K~ today. The contents were simple: I love you. I miss you. I'm sorry.

She remembered that today was the anniversary of the tragedy which was Apollo 1. This year, Apollo 1 has a special meaning to me. Not merely because I've been to Kennedy Space Center -- so very close to where they spent their last moments -- but because of the realization that tomorrow, I will be exactly as old as Roger Chaffee was when the capsule fire of Apollo 1 killed him. He would have been the youngest person in space.

I caught her on facebook and thanked her. It was touching that regardless of all else that has happened that she'd remember something so important to me.

Some might say too little, too late. And, in a way, maybe it should be. But I've always been a sucker for hope.

I owe you all a longer explanation, but for right now, I'll cut it short and simply say that we've reconciled. In a few short days, she'll be back up here and we'll give things another shot again. No other girl would have remembered that and she's genuinely working on getting a job. I think that we have an actual shot at this.

And maybe this time, things will go right.

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Date:January 27th, 2012 04:30 pm (UTC)
well phil, i think this is just great! i'm glad you're finally listening to me - there's something special about that girl, & it was foolish of you to let her go so easily. not to ruin the surprise or anything, but are you going to propose? joe & i would definitely fly down for your wedding - we both just love ceremony.

what a wonderful way to start my day. i'm so happy for you & k~!
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Date:January 27th, 2012 07:27 pm (UTC)
I don't get it. You were telling him earlier that he was right to have broken up with her, and now you're saying he shouldn't have? *puzzled*
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Date:January 27th, 2012 07:46 pm (UTC)
basket -- time and circumstances can change a lot. Just because you break up with someone doesn't mean you shouldn't get back together with them -- it just means you weren't right at the time.
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Date:January 27th, 2012 10:31 pm (UTC)
i understand how you might be confused. perhaps you'll understand better after a night's rest & consideration.
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Date:January 27th, 2012 07:14 pm (UTC)
good luck.
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Date:January 28th, 2012 04:29 am (UTC)
Congrats! That's great news.
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Date:January 30th, 2012 06:16 am (UTC)
Please don't post bizarre lies about me on the internet, it's really childish.
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