A Life of Letters

Paper Matters

Posted in Uncategorized by southpawcom on December 26, 2009

While searching his 5-year-old daughter’s closet for his autographed Warren Spahn and Steve Carlton baseball cards, plus his business cards with the Michigan Senate bearing the signatures of George Kell, Charley Gehringer, Al Kaline, and Hal Newhouser, instead he came upon a large, unmarked box of personal correspondence. Letters from friends, from family members, from lovers, and from strangers.

He pulled the box down from the shelf and looked inside…