Feb. 12 -
Dear Papa -
This is a cold windy day and I am staying close by the fire. The mountains to the South and East are beautifully snowy and make a grand show whenever the sun comes out from the clouds. It tried to snow a little here this morning, but Mr Van Dyke thinks this is just the end of a storm somewhere else. We are
warm and comfortable here in the shanty. And I am perfectly warm every night no matter how hard the wind blows. I am well and cheerful, and constantly careful.
Keennie is getting fat, and like my horse is in good condition.
The Van Dykes are well. So is Miss Brodt. I have been thinking that I wont need her when her month is up, but you will be here before that so I can talk it over. How are things getting along and when are you coming
Lovingly yours Helen
1908 Feb 12
Original letter dimensions: 16.5 x 13 cm.
Muir, Helen, "Letter from Helen [Muir] to John Muir, 1908 Feb 12." (1908). John Muir Correspondence (PDFs). 5272.
Reel 17, Image 0179
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