She's sure that marriage to a farmer is a good thing. "That bright daughter, who might be a nobody in a large city, can be a real power in a small farm community..."
Cups and Saucers-Block #25
On the farm "her mind may be kept broad and alert by much reading, much thinking; her heart kept sympathetic and warm by communion with God's out-of-doors; her spirit kept from being tarnished by vamping and jazz; and her feet kept on the ground."This wife also doesn't argue that there is not "an abundance of honest toil on the farm".
Postage Stamp-Block #68
Speaking like one who knows, she finishes her letter, "Who wouldn't be a pilgrim, a pioneer? To fare forth with your good man, to wrestle with primitive things, to thrill throughout your being at the lure of mother earth? The farm today offers you your one chance for such a great adventure."Well, here's a picture of MY big adventure of making this quilt of 111 little 6 inch blocks! ...faring forth with my good friend, Cindy, wrestling with tiny pieces and thrilling throughout my being at having 70 blocks made so far!
Oh, Cindy! What did you think of today's sweet letter? I'm heading your way now...