Betty" -- Letters from Helen Dawe and Betty Youngson, 1974, Page
and Betty mail one another clippings, old photos, artwork, seaweed and
snakeskins. Real estate prices continue to shock. CBC's show "The
Beachcombers"is watched to see who's an extra. Bergie Solberg's
move from Porpoise Bay to Snake Bay -- lock, stock, and TV -- is recounted.
was delighted with your lovely card and note and has asked me
to write and tell you so. She well remembers the Bulb planting
session you mentioned and when you referred to it on the card,
she said that those Sechelt days were the happiest times of her
life, as I know, they also were mine!
87th some day this month. Whenever it falls, I hope your birthday
is sunny and your arthritis off on vacation, all by its nasty
was so nice of you to write to Mother and I shared in her pleasure
in hearing from you. Thanks also for the 'little bit of Rockwood'
you so thoughtfully enclosed, i.e. the pressed flowers.
cannot know how much I enjoyed your last two letters. Your gift
of description is marvelous and I wish you would exercise it for
isn't meant to be an answer to your lovely long and interesting
letter for which I thank you very much. But an old friend Dolly
Jonas (used to be Dolly Cannon of Selma Park many years ago and
her father Tommy Cannon was the local shoemaker in the district)
-- had promised me ages ago that when she dunged out her old pictures
she'd send me some of the ones of the Indians in their younger
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