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EgleBridge. Dec 26, 1953. all is well here and I trust my Firends are elce where, where, [[superscript]]ever they are. [[end superscript]] We were over with Forrest and Mary yesterday. Had a lovely Christmass dinner, The were 12 of us at the table, a happy lot, you see now my Famaly have scattred out and each goes with his wives people, some day I will try and send you a picture of them, that is some of them. It has been a warm winter here. Picked a dandelion in the yard yesterday, no snow here on the river as yet. Oma is here came home from Calfornia 2-1/2 years ago with some Chin Chillays from thir ranch, to see how they would do in this climate, they have did fine, has now ove 80. here, mrs Cook has come here from the ranch and will take back some of them for sale after the first of the year, I will miss her she is such good company. may be you don't know where we are livin now, you remember where mary and Forrest lived, well now they live in a new house just across there garden. they have sold the old house, Geral, you remember their oldest [[end page]] [[start page]] [[written sideways on card]] Boy, he and his wife and 2 Boys, live just acrost the Oil Kill, in a new house, and carol and his wife and 3 little giarls live in a new House just across the road from pearls. and my new House is the same field about 1/4 mile from Carls' and about 1/4 from the old Home that you Knew, down across the me[[superscript]]a[[end superscript]]dow where we picked charries. Edward and his wife and four children and his mother and sister five [[lower portion of "f" is crossed out, making it appear to be an "l"]] in the Home stead, I'm down here with Oma, So I can see them all every week, and most every day. Loyed and alice and thir three Boys are down on thir same farm, mrs Cook will go back to Calforna the 7 and in tends to come back the first of march, they are to buy a ranch over in Vermont and live there, the Californa ranch is up near the Donor pass, so far from every where, [[end page]]
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