4about the first of March.We are all well and happy. I keep fat and comfortable and dont worry about anything. Just enjoy this desert of mine, and my horse and dog, my guitar and my letter, so I am very happy. A few days ago I rode up on the slope south of the ranch and made friends with a dear little burrowing owl. I got up to within ten feet of him and whistled and he blinked and walked around bowing to me - so funny I could hardly keep from laughing.040715Im going up there some sunny day with my camera to take his picture as he bows to me.I had a nice long letter from Dr. Merriam the other day, also a funny book. I'm going to write and tell him how finely Im getting along.Please send back that Calkins letter to me - I think I ought to answer it.Im very glad the ranch is all right, and everything looking cheerful. Take good care of yourself and write soon.Always yoursHelen04071
1908 Feb 22
Original letter dimensions: 20.5 x 13 cm.
Reel 17, Image 0213
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