Found: A postcard from Tecopa

Toast to Tecopa Postcard -- front

I purchased the Tecopa Hot Springs postcard referenced in my previous post a few weeks back. The postcard arrived in the mail today, and I got a pleasant surprise — the card is postmarked December 1966, and has an entertaining story:

Toast to Tecopa Postcard -- back

FS-369 — Tecopa Hot Springs, California
The picturesque village of Tecopa located near the world famous health giving hot springs that attract people from all over the nation.

Dec. 28 [1966]

Dear Lu & Bill,

Harold was sick in Bakersfield. I drove from Mojave to Barstow. Tehachapi had heavy snow. Wind blew cold and hard the first night. The accomodations [sic] here are a joke. Baths are good. Weather here is nice now. Harold has stopped 4 times for him to burp up. Will leave here Fri. Couldn’t get [???] on way here.

Love,

Harold & Clara

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