I hope everyone had a great Valentine’s Day. I spent mine with my love, Evelyn. Here’s the story of how I met my wife.
This year for Valentine’s Day, we here at Women and Words invited some of our friends to tell us about a romantic moment in their lives. And, just for fun, we answered the question as well.
Like my character Royal Duval in Whiskey Sunrise, I’m catastrophically optimistic. Even still, I don’t think I really believed in love at first sight until it happened to me.
It was at a museum event where I first met Evelyn. The encounter was very brief and we only exchanged a few words, but when we shook hands, I had this flash forward moment where I sensed we would be together. I dismissed the feeling as wishful thinking, but then a few weeks later we did meet again. We had the longest first date in history that, among other things, included a drive out to the Pacific coast. I remember standing at…
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