"I feel honored you think I'm a great parent," Alton wrote.
"I love you for fixin' my supper plate tonight," Alton wrote. "It was good."
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While Patricia and Alton write love letters every day, it doesn't mean they're never upset with each other. Alton says there have been days when their only communication is the love letter.
At those times, Patricia says, "I usually write, 'I love you today.' Period. No reason. That's because I'm making the decision to love him that day. … Sometimes we get angry. We don't like each other at the moment, but we still love each other."