Mrs. L. Strentzel
week was taken up with the May festivals and Grange meetings, but today we are resting in the Sabbath quietness with only the fragrance of roses and orange blossoms, and the music of the birds shoes clear sweet tones seem to plant down with the bright May sunshine. The hills and trees are growing every day in beauty and richness, and the waving grain-fields give promise of a bountiful harvest. Yesterday we took a drive over the Pacheco valley towards Mount Diablo, and wished so much that you too could have been there to enjoy the rare beauty of the view. The sun was shining brightly, but the hills were veiled with a thin gauze-like mist, and the whole appeared like a scene of enchant- -ment.  We hope you will not fail to visit us again before going away for your long summer’s work. Truly your friend Mrs. L. Strentzel. 00791
1878 May 5
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