Letter From Grandma K. 1986

Saturday May 10, 1986 Dear Kim, … Everyone around here is well. I am busy making cookies for the wedding next Saturday. I have Pizelles to make and some Applesauce Squares and then that will be all. Our weather is beautiful but kind of chilly in the evenings. In fact it was down in the…
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Letter From Grandma K. 1985

April 24, 1985 Dear Kim, I just looked at the calendar and I know this won’t get to you by the 26th so Happy Birthday a little late. It has been so beautiful here. The last 2 or 3 weeks I have working outside & I lose track of time. I have been picking up…
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Shrove Tuesday

Donuts! What exactly is Shrove Tuesday, you may be asking yourself? … the day preceding Ash Wednesday, the first day of the season of fasting and prayer called Lent. The word shrove is the past tense of the English verb shrive, which means to obtain absolution for one’s sins by way of confession and doing…
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Letter from Grandma K. 1986

Tues. morn Dear Kim, I’ve been listening to the weather conditions in California & am wondering if you are in the flooded sections. It certainly looks terrible out there. I got yarn the other day and got started on your afghan. I hope to have it done by the time I have to start cleaning…
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Letter From Grandma K. 1987

Jan 23, 1987 Dear Kim, We are having real winter weather right now – zero weather – blowing & drifting – the whole bit. … Kelly had her baby last night at 11:50, 7lbs 4oz. Name Ashley Elizabeth. I like that. I’m trying to lose some pounds & here I am eating Christmas cookies &…
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Letter From Grandma K. 1984

December 29, 1984 Dear Kim, It was great to hear your voice on Christmas Eve. Did you have a nice Christmas? I think there were 29 here this year. Anyway, there was lots of noise! … It certainly has been different weather than when you were here last year. Right now it’s 67F outside. I…
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