I got a reply to the letter I sent out two weeks ago. It was short and to the point, and I guess in hindsight it’s probably exactly the response I should have expected, but in another way, I know there was something ‘off’ about it.
The letter I sent was very simple and lacked any reference to my current situation – I certainly wasn’t going to send a complete stranger a letter about horrible dreams and supernatural monsters. I told them who I was and who my grandfather was, and I said I was looking for information about him for a family genealogical study. I said that I had gotten the name address from some his old correspondence, and I wondered if the recipient had any information about my grandfather that they would be willing to share. Continue reading