Something More Original: Eric’s Eighth Letter

Letter number eight was postmarked July 20, 1990 and arrived on University of California, San Diego letterhead:

IMG_1977Catherine,

How are you? You’ve got to write me and tell me what the hell’s going on in your life. As you no doubt concluded from the letterhead, I am working in San Diego this summer. I will be starting my Ph.D. program this fall.

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Just Kidding, Collage by Catherine Raine, 2013

I want to know (how) Europe was. How have you changed Catherine? Not just in Europe, but in the last few years when I’ve seen you less and less. What are your long term plans — graduate school, job, get married and pregnant (just kidding), or something more original like mercenary, jewel thief, sex therapist, talk show hostess.

Just Kidding, Collage by Catherine Raine, 2013
Just Kidding, Collage by Catherine Raine, 2013
Just Kidding, Collage by Catherine Raine, 2013
Just Kidding, Collage by Catherine Raine, 2013
Sex Therapist Career Option, Collage by Catherine Raine 2013
Sex Therapist Career Option, Collage by Catherine Raine 2013

Are you looking forward to your senior year? Are you dreading it? Write back,

Love Always,

Eric

Mercenary or Talk Show Hostess, Collage by Catherine Raine 2014
Mercenary or Talk Show Hostess, Collage by Catherine Raine 2014
Mercenary or Talk Show Hostess, Collage by Catherine Raine 2014
Mercenary or Talk Show Hostess, Collage by Catherine Raine 2014
Mercenary or Talk Show Hostess, Collage by Catherine Raine 2014
Mercenary or Talk Show Hostess, Collage by Catherine Raine 2014
Mercenary or Talk Show Hostess, Collage by Catherine Raine 2014
Mercenary or Talk Show Hostess, Collage by Catherine Raine 2014

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