Colt, of course, had his own set of photos – dozens of images on his cell phone, some dating back to high school. A bunch were of him and Addie, his favorite being the one Calvin had taken at Purgatory, both of them laughing like maniacs after Colt had done a header getting off the chairlift and had tackled Addie who’d somehow ended up in his lap. Photos that meant the world to him today but someday after he’d died would be tossed or deleted by someone, probably some stranger, who with a click or a swipe of the finger would make his entire life disappear.
Such were his views on bachelorhood.
“Cry me a river,” he said aloud, flipping through channels in search of a movie. “National Velvet” maybe, or “A Place in the Sun.” But all he found were ads. Ads for pizza, and for insurance, and for rental cars. Ads for Xarelto and Humira, Lyrica and Zoloft.
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