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Affirmations by Yvonne Ventresca

Affirmations by Yvonne Ventresca

March 10th

Dear Highland Woods,

You are the ideal neighborhood for us! You supply an great place for me and Alex to start over soon after her. We will go away the past behind as we settle down in this article in a beautiful home with our really individual yard. I simply cannot wait to are living in bliss.

With gratitude,


May 24th

Dear 11 Fernwood Travel,

We are so fortunate to have located you, and at the correct value, too! I love the dreamy key bedroom, the spacious closets, the classy chandelier. The grand stairs by the front doorway and the additional practical measures by the kitchen—two staircases!— really feel like a luxurious. Even your smaller property is attractive. When Alex located the greatest spot for a new vegetable back garden, we met our neighbor, Edna. The only Edna I ever listened to of was the poet Edna St. Vincent Millay. Probably this Edna will compose a enjoy poem I can give you, pricey house! As we unpack each and every box, I’m certain that you are best, inside of and out.

With thankfulness,


June 10th

Expensive Dining Place,

You are a excellent spot to obtain with new close friends. We invited Edna for evening meal, and she introduced the most heavenly chocolate cake for dessert, alongside with clean slice roses from her back garden. She even smells like roses. We learned that she still left a troubled romantic relationship and is briefly getting treatment of her aged mom following doorway. I’m so delighted we have place in our lives to befriend variety men and women like Edna.

With appreciation,


June 25th

Dear Home Next to Our Bedroom,

We couldn’t determine whether or not to make you an place of work or a guest room, then we decided to do both! We have a area for a desk and a mattress for when buddies go to. Thank you for incorporating the prospective for so much goodness to our life.

With a great deal thanks,


July 28th

Pricey New Toilet Mirror with the Distressed Gold Frame,

Seemingly, I shell out way too significantly time “decorating the damn house.” Nonetheless all of Alex’s free hrs are used in the grime, making an attempt to grow issues. We the two want pleasure. I know I will conquer all hurdles to attain it.

With self-confidence,


August 1st

Expensive Visitor Home,

As I adjust the sheets, the pillowcase smells like roses.

I enjoy your home windows that I can open to air out the floral odor. From below, I can even observe Alex tending to the backyard garden and speaking to Edna.

With optimism for our future,


August 8th

Expensive Kitchen Flooring,

I’m sorry about the damaged plate. It is not your fault.

With persistent positivity,


September 1st

Pricey Back again Stairs,

Thank you for allowing me a key escape upstairs throughout our community gathering, when the yard is loaded with folks. Alex explained internet hosting a occasion would cheer us. But I leave the neighbors outdoors, would somewhat be by itself in our room.

With gratefulness,


September 1st, Continued

Dear Walls,

Thank you for your construction and assist of our household. You are thin enough for me to hear to Alex and Edna as they whisper in the guest room up coming doorway. I hear almost everything. How they assume no 1 will see their absence from the social gathering. How they will pretend Alex is exhibiting her the perspective of her yard from up in this article. How afterwards, Alex will return downstairs as a result of the kitchen, Edna will wait around right before using the entrance stairs.

I’m so fortunate to have a house that shares its strategies.

With indebtedness,


September 1st, Ongoing Yet again

Pricey Grand Staircase,

Your wooden is so attractive, but also difficult and unforgiving if an individual comes about to stumble. I respect your sturdiness in the course of Edna’s tragic tumble.

With appreciate,


October 14th

Dearest Grand Staircase,

Thank you for bearing silent witness as the police investigated what was dominated an unlucky incident.

With solidarity,


May 2nd

Expensive House Sweet Property,

The neighbors say grief and guilt more than Edna’s incident caused Alex to operate absent, as if remaining listed here with us was unbearable, expensive property. There’s been no interaction for months. But do not worry—I will under no circumstances go away you. And the new expanded backyard garden is flourishing!

With my eternal gratitude,