I was just thinking about fate and mystery…
I am often asked whether I feel like it is “fate” when I find a message in a bottle, or meet a sender. Continue reading →
Marseille’s shoreline glitters under the Mediterranean sun. Legend has it the first messages in bottles were sent in these very waters a couple thousand years ago by a Greek fellow named Theophrastus who hung out with both Plato and Aristotle.
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Well, I found Janet and Bruce LaClair’s message in a bottle in February 2008. They had sent it from the bridge in New Hope, Pennsylvania, in 1981.
But how would I find them? The message was older than I was! Continue reading →
Here’s the beautiful message in a bottle I found in 2007, sent by Ed and Carol Meyers on their first wedding anniversary in 1999.
I googled the names I found on the message, Ed and Carol Meyers, and found nothing. I searched the Fredericksburg white pages; nothing. I even emailed the resort whose stationary they used for the message, but never Continue reading →