Of Rivers and Fruits
The Passing of Summer

An Open Letter to Miss Judy Faskow

Uncle Sidney was my mother’s baby brother, the youngest of six.  He was a generous man with a great sense of humor.

In an attic eave tucked in a box with a bunch of old pictures, I found a letter Uncle Sidney wrote to me when I was born Judy Fay Faskow.  It was very sweet.  Not surprising.  But what struck me today was seeing a letter written on a manual typewriter.  Errors were not corrected.  Spellcheck didn’t exist.  Here it is:








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This is so precious!!


I believe Uncle Sidney was the inspiration for this Google ad, created 70-something years later: http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=R4vkVHijdQk

Audrey Mitchell

The letter from Uncle Sidney is adorable. Glad you kept it and glad you shared it with us. Thank you.

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