#2296: Willa Cather to Elizabeth Cather and Margaret Cather, [March 13, 1929]

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Dear Twinnies1;

I am sitting beside your grandmother6 and she asks me to write you and send you much love. It is awfully hard to be unable to speak at all—especially when you have to ask for all you want! But she is very brave and most of the time cheerful. Elsie7 has been out riding with friends this afternoon and mother and I have been alone. I made tea at four oclock and we had it at her bed side—she took a little very weak after I drank mine. I gave it to her with a spoon, just as you feed a baby. But her hearing is better than of old, and her mind never wanders a moment. She, herself, is as much "all there" as ever, and she is exactly like herself—her personality is the same as ever. If only she could talk! She sends her love to you all, as do I.

Aunt Willie
THE CAMPBELL
APARTMENT HOTEL
PAUL KUHN, Manager 130 LINDEN AVENUE Long Beach2, California
Margaret3 & Elizabeth Cather4 1225 South Center St Casper5 Wyoming LONG BEACH CALIF.2 MAR 13 1929 8 PM