Author Archives: Ruth

June, 27, 1961 – First illness (Gene)

Record of Illness – 27 June, 1961 (written July 2) As well as I can recall, my attack of acute bacillary diarrhea began to make its appearance on Tuesday, 27 June. Illness is not a forte of mine, and I … Continue reading

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June 22, 1961 – First impressions (Gene)

(hand written, not typed) Thursday, 22 June 1061 Dear Val and all: ‘Tho we arrived Sunday night (amid incredible immigration and customs confusion). This is the first letter writing. As things settle, letters should follow with greater frequency. After leaving … Continue reading

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June 16, 1961 – Hong Kong (Gene)

Hotel Miramar 134, Nathan Rd. Kowloon Hong Kong Dear Val* and all, We arrived in Hong Kong on schedule after a pleasant flight via Air France. None of the stewardesses or pursers (apparently male stewards) seemed to take things seriously … Continue reading

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