Life in Houston in 1985 just kept getting hotter and hotter in July…the humidity was hair curling but we still had a blast. My weekly letters home that I am now reading again for the first time in 33 years as I post, reveal all the small memories you tend to forget.
We are now in mid-July 1985.. the weather is hotting up and we are getting excited about our trip in September to Hawaii..
12th July 1985
Dear M & D,
Thanks for your latest newsy letter, sounds like you have been pretty busy between debating societies, trips and visitor. I am sorry that Ethel has not been well and I am sure that the wet weather you have been having has not helped. There are times when I wish we were closer to be any help when things are not going well. It is tough being thousands of miles away and feeling helpless.
We had a quiet weekend, playing tennis and relaxing. Last night was the first meeting of the new residents’ social committee and we have got some plans together for the next few months. Seems that I will have a few duties to perform, especially when it comes…
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