I am writing this slow because I know that you can't read fast. We don't
live where we did when you left home. Your dad read in the paper that most
accidents happen within 20 miles from your home so we moved. I won't be
able to send you the address, as the last family that lived here took the
house numbers when they left so that they wouldn't have to change their
This place is real nice. It even has a washing machine. I'm not sure it
works too well though. Last week I put a load in, pulled the chain, and
haven't seen them since.
The weather isn't too bad here, it only rained twice last week. The first
time it rained for three days and the second time for four days.
The coat you wanted me to send you, your Uncle Steve said it would be a
little too heavy to send in the mail with the buttons on, so we cut them off
and put them in the pockets.
We got another bill from the funeral home. They said if we don't make the
last payment on Grandma's grave, up she comes.
John locked his keys in the car yesterday. We were worried because it took
him two hours to get me and Shelby out.
Your sister had a baby this morning but I haven't found out what it is yet,
so I don't know if you're an aunt or an uncle. If the baby is a girl your
sister is going to name it after me; she's going to call it Mom.
Uncle Pete fell in a whiskey vat last week. Some man tried to pull him out
but he fought them off and drowned. We had him cremated and he burned for
Three of your friends went off a bridge in a pick-up truck. Ralph was
driving. He rolled down the window and swam to safety. Your two friends
were in the back. They drowned because they couldn't get the tailgate down.
There isn't much more news at this time. Nothing much has happened.
PS - I was going to send you some money but the envelope was already