15 September 1945
About all I can say for this day is the fact that we are one day closer together. Days like these certainly try your patience and from all indications there’ll be many more of them. This rounding up and looking for soldiers or enemy peoples is indeed difficult when there are so many obstacles to overcome. Actually, things are so poorly managed that you cannot help but wonder how much longer you will have to put up with such foolishness.
There seems to be no one concerned about getting US mail through to us so I suppose we will spend a good many more days without mail. This kind of situation would be just a little bit more bearable if I could hear from you now and then. It will soon be a month since I’ve known what you have been doing.
We did some more moving today and naturally had to clean up some very dirty areas. I will not go into detail. Suffice it to say they were very very dirty. From all indications we are going to have a lot of running around here. Our troops will be scattered all over creation. Two of my boxes were broken into on the trip coming up here. It seems nowhere men have honor anymore. It seems like it’s all right to steal someone else’s belongings as long as you are not caught.
A few more comments on some of your last letters and then I must try to get a little rest for tonight. By the way, just before I started this letter to you I wrote a letter to Laura Pettygrove. I’m going to enclose Mrs. Allen’s letter in here for you to read, I answered her letter yesterday.
I’m glad Margie was able to spend one day at the cottage with you. From all you have told me she is certainly a marvelous girl and Bob ought to consider himself most blessed of God.
I’m surely happy to know that they have a patch over Daniel’s eye now. And I hope his eye is strengthened so he will not have to wear glasses or have trouble of his eye crossing. I suppose Kay will have a nice time at Lake Winona.
How is Leann coming now since her operation? I do hope she will be able to hear better in the future. When you see her be sure to greet her for me.
The news about Mrs. Textor’s husband was surely a great surprise to me, and from all I know, I think Mrs. Textor has done a wonderful job. I do hope Jane wakes up and treats her better.
Well Darling, I must close for tonight and God bless you in all things and I hope mail will soon be forthcoming. Be sure to give the folks my love.
It is so good to be just yours for
always Dear, in Christ’s love,