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Mother3 had a little chuckle over the Mark Twain4 dinner picture5 you sent me. She is a little stronger than last spring but just as helpless,—and her state is just as hopeless. Sometimes I wonder why they build up a little more strength for people to suffer with. My sister6 is off for a few days rest and I am kept pretty busy trying to divert mother a little. We have a charming English nurse7 who has been with her a year now and never fails us. I have a nice little cottage of my own near mother’s cottage, the food here8 is excellent and I am very comfortable in body. The trouble is one can’t think of much but the general futility of existence.
My love to you and your mother9. I envy you a New England10 spring.Yours always Willa