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Letter to her mother thanking her for sending flowers and fudge; and describing Pit Party with the Crew team and preparations for hoop rolling.
4/30/35 Tuesday Darlingest And very sweetest - and most splendiferous mother o’ mine! They arrived - oh they did indeed, in all their freshness this morning, before 8:30. And in the center of this rainy, dreary day - they sit now on my desk, delicate and lovely, and I can't be impatient with the day when there are flowers and it like that - and people in it like you to send them. Oh they are - beautiful. Just as my tulips were separating from their stems & turning a wee bit purple, so that I must discard them - along come May flowers - just as perfect in a simpler way - and more fragrant. I can even smell the woods with the flowers. Where did you get them? And the fudge! But I know where you got them - (it - those - my English!) Only it's half gone already almost. I had been sort of hungering for candy [Page 2] for awhile - & we just had fruit for dessert this soon - so! I've been gorging with Helen's help. I don't believe you’ve ever made better honestly - it melts without thought! ‘Scuse while I have another piece - I can't leave it alone! I'll send the blouse & suit today. Crew yesterday was fun - then the picture of Verse Sp. Choir was taken - incidentally the dial is 11,--- (3 other numbers I can't remember but will send you.) Dorothea says somebody down the street has a short wave set - her family knows them. Pit party for crew was fun - Little Eva there - she had made the squad & was very proud. I've got to practice w [mis-spelling: with] my hoop - tomorrow's the day we roll ‘em. Little Eva is coming up to be given the honor of sewing my gown up - she's elated! How nice that some jobs are honorary. I'm starting my novel today - heaven help me! If heaven doesn't, fudge & mayflowers will! Bless you a thousand fold Ginger
Wellesley, Massachusetts; Schenectady, New York
Student Life; Athletics and Physical Education
Flowers; Food; Radio--Receivers and reception; Rowing; Hoop Rolling
Westervelt, Virginia Veeder and Wellesley College Archives, "Letter from Virginia Veeder Westervelt, Wellesley, Massachusetts, to Mrs. Millicent Veeder, Schenectady, New York, 1935 April 30" (1935). Virginia Veeder Westervelt letters (6C/1935). 85.