Family letters: Fall 1972, part 2

This week in my family history project: two brief postcards, and one longish letter. Also, moving to a new city. (All from fall of 1972.)

September 15, 1972
Marcy explains why she was “running around the house yelling Money Money while [Peter] was on the phone.”
September 27, 1972
A thank-you note for some napkins, from our new home in Stockton.
October 24, 1972
Peter and Marcy take baths; we watch the World Series on TV; Peter has to have an emergency tooth extraction; updates on Peter’s job; discussions of teaching; and more.
“Picture us, Sunday afternoon, eyes fixed on the screen of our——would-you-believe?——Color TV, eating tortillas & beans, blissfully watching the World Series, cheering for Catfish and his hairy teammates, trying to be patient with Jed, who asked incessantly, ‘Is it over now?’ and ‘Will you tell me when one team wins?’”

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