It’s like I was going along and it just snuck up on me. And I tried to ignore it but then there are these — moments — when you can’t. Maybe I was reading it wrong. … I know it sounds sappy but I thought, just for a minute, someone needed me.
Her only fear was that no one would love me.
my skin has turned to porcelain, to ivory, to steel…
Let’s just try this.
When I went away last fall, I… Lois, I felt so lost. When I came back to the bullpen… you were there waiting for me. You jumped out of your seat, you threw your arms around me, and the way that your eyes sparkled when you smiled, I just… I knew. I just knew that you were the one that I’ve always needed. And I needed you to know that.