4 sticks butter  
 1 8 oz pkg. cream cheese
 1 c  sour cream
 3 c sugar
 6 eggs, large
 1 tsp vanilla
 3 c flour
 1/2 tsp salt
 1/4 tsp baking soda
 Preheat oven to 350 degrees F.  Grease a pound cake loaf pan.
 Cream together butter, cream cheese, sour cream, and sugar.  Add eggs
 one at a time continually beating.  Then add the vanilla and finally,
 the flour, salt, and baking soda.
 My Mom didn't tell me how long it should bake, she only wrote that I
 should “take care” of the pound cake.