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 address.
This place is real nice. It even has a washing machine. I'm
not sure if it works too well though.
Last week I put a load in, pulled the chain, and haven't seen
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 days.
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.
Your loving mother
PS, I was going to send you some money but the envelope was