By Karla Dia
I really am sorry for any panic I caused when you found I was not home.
Put simply, I am leaving you for another woman. Her name is Elaine. I met her online, so there’s no need to go interrogating our friends.
This can’t have hit you as a surprise. Our marriage has only been a comfortable and convenient arrangement for years-
Kate stopped reading at that point. She crumpled up the note and stuffed it into a vase filled with water. Soon that vase would hold flowers from her boyfriend, “Elaine.” Her plan had worked perfectly.