Louie [Strentzel Muir]
Grandpa's at night. If this keeps on maybe I'll become a cood comfortable traveler by and by. But it is not pleasant now, and besides that stubborn animal "Kittie" objects every time we drive away from home in the evening. I do hope Miss Kendall will come tomorrow, then we can stay at home. Of course I did not start any "poison oak bonfire" on the Fourth, also the Chinamen seem not to fancy either poison oak or greater oak grubbing & so have been resting all the time. You will think this is queer handwriting but I am trying to make Helen goto sleep beside me, and she wants to play with my hand! The mosquitos are again so bad, in spite of the cold. winds that the children can not play much in the garden, so it keeps me busy trying to entertain Helen in the house. We went to Mrs. Pruett's Sunday afternoon. J. P. says he wants you to come home & talk to him, Mrs. P. in exuberant spirits! but we did not see Mr. & Mrs. Parkhurst: they were off on some excursion all the afternoon. Poor Mrs. Young was released from that awful suffering Wednesday evening her coffin was covered with01356
1889 Jul 8
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