He knows she persistently annoying and likes to go through his stuff without asking, so he's not all that shocked that she found his old high school hockey stuff. She found his jersey, his helmet and even a few pucks, making a few perverted jokes about the different dents in the pucks and why don't you bang me this hard?
However, he could've sworn he threw away the envelope.
It contains the letter of recommendation, and a few good colleges he could've gone to and gotten a good education. If he had graduated, that is.
"Why didn't you ever take up on these?"
He can't look her in the eyes when he answers her, otherwise she would see the deep rooted love in his own.
"I have my reasons."