I remembered running across part of the article previously, but it was upon this second review that I noticed something that I simply couldn't end this week without addressing.
The First Red Head
You've heard me make the almost outrageous claim that Martha has inserted herself into Signed, Sealed, Delivered on multiple occasions, the first of which I thought was Theresa Capodiamonte. She, and every individual with red or auburn hair since has either been a subtle reminder to pursue or certain path or to check in on the POstables and their growth progress.
But what if I told you I missed one---and perhaps the most important one of all?
You see Kelly isn't just Kelly, she's also Martha.
Remember that article I mentioned? In it, Martha talks about a letter she received from a guy she had met and fallen in love with in college. He had graduated and headed of to grad school, leaving her behind. She waited and waited for him to write, in fact, this part might remind you of Oliver and his Paris box. Except one day a letter did come---sort of. It was a notice from the post office that she had a letter waiting that didn't have sufficient postage to deliver to her. By the time she did go after the letter, this guy was only three days from potentially coming to visit her on campus---the letter had been sitting at the post office for weeks!
Martha's story did have a happy ending, but it's easy to see how every story has a kernel of truth to it, and that the stories life creates are often the best ones! She even closes the article with, "...the pilot may even remind you of the love letter I almost didn't get." How perfect is it that Martha's series starts with literally her own story?
Did I mention the guy's name wasn't Charlie---it was Steve?! Blew your mind just now, didn't it? Yes, I purposely left that for last!
I also left linking Martha's article for last, I knew you would have a hard time finishing this post if I put it any closer to the top!