Letters: Arboretum memories

Thank you for the wonderful Arboretum story and pictures [“For All the Right Seasons,” Fall 2009 On Wisconsin]. I grew up in [the Nakoma neighborhood], and from the marsh marigolds, to the “stay away from the C.C.C. boys,” to the teen-years bike rides, it was a taken-for-granted natural environment.

Now, at eighty-three, I had a recent bout with cancer, and here, far away, I’m especially grateful [for your article].

Patricia Melgard ’47

Seattle, Washington

Published in the Winter 2009 issue


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