Dear Wigleaf,

We've been having a nice time out here in IL. We've been living on those 35-cent boxes of mac and cheese from ALDI and drinking vodka with lots of ice.

Everyone in our town mows his or her respective lawn at the same time on the same day, and when it rains it rains on everyone, and we all run inside for cover, equally wet.

In the evenings, the lights come on in the homes and along the walking paths where the elderly people do their daily constitutionals. When it gets dark, the people lock their doors. We don't know what they do in the night.

At four o'clock every morning, our neighbor begins playing his lonesome music. It wakes us up in the darkness, and it is good to lie there on our bed, still alive.

<3 Kaj

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