#48 Sunday August 26th, 2018: The Headline that never made Headlines Anywhere, Ever: PLEA DEAL OFFERED LESS THAN 1 WEEK AFTER FORMAL CHARGES WERE LODGED AGAINST CHRIS WATTS #1yearagotodayCW

Who is – or was – the mysterious entity that contrived the plea deal in this case? Or is there no mystery, Watts – never the sharpest tool in the shed to begin with – knew his goose was cooked, agreed to a plea deal and signed away his life. Which is it? This is … Continue reading #48 Sunday August 26th, 2018: The Headline that never made Headlines Anywhere, Ever: PLEA DEAL OFFERED LESS THAN 1 WEEK AFTER FORMAL CHARGES WERE LODGED AGAINST CHRIS WATTS #1yearagotodayCW

#29 August 1st, 2018: “If you are not happy, it’s up to you to change that! Everyone have an amazing day and absolutely fantastic month!” #1yearagotodayCW

Going by the Phone Data Review, nothing much happens on August 1st. After entire pages filled with mischievous activity preceding his reunion with his family, on the day he’s with his family there’s almost nothing. Watts takes some photos of his kids at The Pavilion Park in Myrtle Beach in the evening and then its … Continue reading #29 August 1st, 2018: “If you are not happy, it’s up to you to change that! Everyone have an amazing day and absolutely fantastic month!” #1yearagotodayCW

#28 July 31st, 2018: When Chris Watts arrives at the airport in North Carolina, an alarm can be heard sounding in the background #1yearagotodayCW

Chris Watts had to be up early on July 31st, a Tuesday morning, to catch his 05:00 flight with Southwest Airlines [WN 656] from Denver International Airport to Raleigh, North Carolina. It wouldn’t be a direct flight either. He flew via Atlanta. Including the stopover, he’d be at airports, in transit and in the air … Continue reading #28 July 31st, 2018: When Chris Watts arrives at the airport in North Carolina, an alarm can be heard sounding in the background #1yearagotodayCW

#27 July 30th, 2018: Resetting Settings + Writing Love Letters #1yearagotodayCW

On Monday it was back to work for Watts. This day was arguably the last normal work day for Watts, because when he returned from North Carolina, the premeditation was likely locked in. As was her usual habit, Shan’ann called Watts first thing in the morning before he left for work. She may have given … Continue reading #27 July 30th, 2018: Resetting Settings + Writing Love Letters #1yearagotodayCW

#26 July 29th, 2018: “You’re out of it from Playing” #1yearagotodayCW

On Sunday morning, Chris Watts awoke in a yellow tent at the Zapata Falls campsite. Probably the firewood and ice they’d bought at the Oasis gas station the previous day was already burned through, and melted. But it was a night well spent, and the start of a beautiful new day in Colorado. That morning, … Continue reading #26 July 29th, 2018: “You’re out of it from Playing” #1yearagotodayCW

#23 July 26th, 2018: Money, Security and a “Good Mood” #1yearagotodayCW

Whose idea was it to go the Great Sand Dunes National Park that weekend? When did that idea come up? July 26th, 2018, was the last Thursday leading up to Watts’ final weekend with Nichol Kessinger before flying down to North Carolina. They were going to need to make it count. But first, there was … Continue reading #23 July 26th, 2018: Money, Security and a “Good Mood” #1yearagotodayCW