There is a God who answers prayers!!!! I have every day been on my knees morning noon and night, well not noon, that would be foolish as I am not about to wear out my skirt or my knees, but morning upon wakening and night afore sleeping, I have prayed, well perhaps not prayed, but asked tears running down my cheeks although not too many as Mother says crying as much as I were doing wrinkles one's face early and I would not want to age myself early, not until I was married and had born a child or two, but in any case, my prayers and tears have
We shall have clean clothes, new dresses, a variety of meals instead of the same old things, friends friends friends, parties and dances, tea parties, ribbons for our hair, parties (did I say that?), breakfast, lunch and supper.
Of course I shall miss Papa and Mama but they will come to visit and we can write.
Grandmother and Grandfather are very civilized people. Grandmother has a dressmaker and Grandfather has more than three canes and several fine suits.
I cannot pack fast enough - good-bye Deadwood, I hope to never see you again!
Deadwood - located in Phoenix Pass, Second Life (not really in South Dakota)