Dear Bernard We received your letters with the Divisions paper enclosed. It is an interesting little paper. Did I tell you that Mrs. Buck died. She died down in Jersey. Rita (Buddy Wood's mother) sold her house here & moved to Jersey. Near Asbury Park. Some time ago Mrs. Buck fell & broke her arm … Continue reading Mr. Killeen Hooks Up Eddie For Graduation
Dear Bernie Yesterday I received your letter with that poem in it. It is a similar to the one the marines had the last war. Saturday we went to Peggy DeDreuse wedding at Spring Lake in Jersey. It is quite some further out that Asbury Park. What a ritzy place it is & what a … Continue reading Passive-Aggressive Wedding Attendance
Thurs 5/24/51 Dear Bernie By this time you've probably given me up as a lost cause. Frankly, I've meant to write but just haven't gotten around to it. Mom told me you've finally landed in rather a desolate place in Japan. Well thank goodness it is Japan anyway. I haven't seen your letter as yet … Continue reading The Vicious Circle of Home Repair
Dear Bernard: Another Sunday is here. They sure come fast. It doesn't seem as if one is rightly gone, when another one rolls around. Mr. Campbell up on Forest Avenue next door to where Pat Milton used to live, died of a heart attack in bed the other morning. He went to the bathroom at … Continue reading Mr. Campbell Dies and Friends Migrate to Jersey
Dear Bernard We received your letter the other day & were surprised to get it as we didn't expect to hear from you until you had arrived at your destination. Pop says you will have a nice looking giz with a goatee & mustache. Tommy says to send pictures when they grew some. Ronnie Engles … Continue reading Facial Hair, Congowall, and Brothers’ Careers
Dear Bernard The last couple of days have been rather cold, there was quite a little ice out yesterday & not many people wore Easter suits. I guess they wore their bonnets alright but furs were more in evidence than light clothes. Elizabeth, Charlie, the children, Joe OConnor & myself took a walk ride down … Continue reading Greetings on Easter Monday
Well as the old saying goes "better late than never." I meant to write long ago but as you know I didn't.