Appreciate all those letters through the years but especially those which came while we were away from home. Transcription follows.
Kim and Song arrived about 11:30 yesterday morning. Daddy, Roberta, Serena & John picked them up at the Wilmington bus station.
After lunch they rode out to Hauses & spent most of the afternoon. We went out to Shaffer's & Kim, Roberta & Serena swam but it was getting so cool - the rest of us just waited on the beach. We had taken peppers stuffed with corned beef hash (really stayed hot in the Penguin cooler-heater). + other things. Shaffer's had company but came out just as we had finished eating. Cheryl plans to go with them to Mammoth Cave.
Debra Brumley signed the treasurer's report & tried to reach Shirley Bernard 3 times but no answer.
I talked to her later & she said each club would get about $7.15 so we used that amount and mailed your book in this morning to the Agricultural Extension office. So at least you made some profit this year.
Shirley & Linda stopped later with your fair ticket. They said Lydia Messimer was in town for short time and had ridden in to see her at Shela's. Someone called you – perhaps Shela & she said she had forgotten you were at camp.
We miss you & sorry you are missing Kim & Song but perhaps they'll still be here.
Love and xxxxx, Daddy & Mother
[written on left margin] Planning on picnic with the Hauses tomorrow evening.