When Luke was 12, his friend confides in him that he likes to eat dog food. The worst thing Luke ever did was rat his friend out to family. Luke is sorry, sort of. This is part of my ongoing series of conversations at Denver-area coffeehouses on different themes.
My parents’ relationship began through a series of letters they exchanged after first meeting in Florida in 1955. Over the course of 18 months, they wrote nearly a thousand letter while Dad was on an aircraft carrier in the Pacific and Mom was in Florida and Tennessee. They were married in 1957. The audio portrait I produced in 2007 describes how they fell in love through those letters and how they have remaine
From a series of coffeehouse conversations on different themes, this one is “The Moment I First Knew I Was In Love.” For Will, it’s Mariah. They were in a relationship a while ago but it didn’t work out. For Mariah, Will broke her heart. But here’s the catch: they continue to be very close, to the point of threatening the men Mariah is currently dating.
Jeffrey never knew love until about 9 months ago. But now he says he’s found the love of his life as he creates a new life for himself with his partner. This from a series of conversations in Denver-area coffeehouses. The theme: “The Moment I First Knew I Was In Love.”
Lindsey says she and her husband are “very late marrieds.” They met online and she was taken by his photo and his music. But she had to follow up with him after their first date when he was being shy. From a series of conversations I had with folks at The Market in Larimer Square, Denver.
Abby initially thought love was taking care of someone, even if he wasn’t reciprocating. It’s just what you do, she thought. But now she associates love as an action, a verb. Please also see in this set David’s responses, as he and Abby are together now.
David remembers smiling all the time when he first knew that he was in love. That relationship changed and the smiles were fewer and farther between, but David always knew he’d smile again someday. Please also see Abby from this set, as she and David are together now.
Sometimes it’s a bumpy ride to love. Claire and her boyfriend had been on a break after a bunch of fighting. But on a snowy night in Denver, something changed for the “young punks in love.” Another in my series of interviews on different themes recorded at Kaladi Coffee in Denver.