People of yesteryear understood the significance of writing letters, jotting a note, or sending a card. They seemed to realize that a handwritten letter or note can warm the soul and brighten the spirit. Children of today know that letter writing is still the best way to communicate to Santa Claus and leaving a note under the pillow for the Tooth Fairy reaps rewards. This page features letters that were exchanged between a young missionary to Mexico and her family back home in Salado, Texas. Begin reading Letters from Addie.