One-page handwritten letter from Jay, on three-hole-punched lined paper. Jay had recently turned 18.
Dear Grandma and Grandpa,
Thank your very much for your birthday present. I am going skiing this weekend, so the money will be put towards ski rental and other expenses. I haven’t been skiing for four years, (mostly financial reasons), so I am kind of excited about this weekend. On my birthday, about 12 friends had a suprise party for me, which was pretty exciting. Now I have to register to vote and for the draft.
Well, I heard from UC Davis and UC Santa Cruz (I got accepted by both) but I am still waiting to hear from Harvard, Brown, Penn, Boston University, and other UC Schools. That’s about all the news from down here. Thanks again for the present.