On their eighteenth wedding anniversary, Richard Carlson, author of Don't Sweat the Small Stuff, gave his wife Kristine a special letter filled with the most important questions about life and love. A few short years later Richard would be taken suddenly by a pulmonary embolism. An Hour to Live, An Hour to Love is Kristine's loving tribute to her husband. She shares their love story and advice on how to embrace the greatest gift life has to offer: to love and be loved by our family and friends.
If you had one hour to live and could make just one phone call, who would you call? What would you say? Why are you waiting? Richard Carlson's sudden, tragic death in December 2006 left his millions of fans reeling, but even their many letters, calls, and emails couldn't erase the loss felt by his wife, Kristine. To try and come to terms with her loss, she pored over 25 years of love letters, reliving the memories and cherishing her late husband's memory. But one letter stood out. Richard had written to his wife on their 18th wedding anniversary and attempted to answer the question: if you had one hour to live, what would you do, who would you call, and what would you say? An Hour to Live, an Hour to Love is a profoundly moving book that shows the importance of treasuring each day as the incredible gift it is.
Richard Carlson, Ph.D., was the author of the bestselling Don't Sweat the Small Stuff series. He passed away in 2006. Kristine Carlson has a gift for creating lifelong relationships and is very dedicated to her family, friendships, and personal growth. She loves riding horses, running, and solitude. Richard and Kris were married for over 21 years. She lives in Northern California.