The letter from Clarkdale's Mrs. Connor explains to her friend in Albuquerque how her mother's day unfolded back in 1986.
In this excerpt she writes that she had 3 guests "for dinner and really had a wonderful buffet dinner at El Tapatio. They loaded our plates with delicacies leg of lamb, shrimp, mashed potatoes, gravy, hot biscuits, French string beans with a delicious sauce large white sliced mushrooms with the best sauce over them that I ever ate. We drank a quart of champagne which made it all taste better." Followed by two rubbers of bridge she wrote "I was the winner this time"