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Mort left tonight. We all (the family) had dinner out & then, drove him to the airport. Gosh, plane are as thrilling today as trains were years ago. When you come home, boy honey, I’m sure flying to greet you! I felt like having a good cry when Mort left, but no, I didn’t! He is a wonderful brother!!!
Heard from Alma & Harold today. She will call me when the[y] “hit Youngstown, & then, I’ll make plans to see them!
Also, heard from Fred Livingstone who’s at Brooks Field, Texas & adores San Antonio. Can’t blame him, can you?
By the way, Mort eventually intends to transfer to Naval aviation!
Sanf called me a few minutes ago & it seems we spoke for hours. You know, Sanf has sense, but honey, he lacks “social sense.”
Speaking about a phone call, I hate to tell you what the folks’ phone bill is this month. We, alone, ran up the following (These are approximations since I haven’t gotten the bill upstairs)
Aug. 31 Alexandria, La. 1.35
Sept. 8 Claiborne 1.80
Sept. 13 New Brunswick, N.J. 2.35
Sept. 13 Helen (N.Y.) .80
Sept. 8 Telegram Claiborne .80
Sept. 23 N.Y. 3.50
Anyhow, Mom says I don’t have to pay. I get this service free when I rent in advance.
Tomorrow I shall have a busy day what with PTA tea & going to Community Center, plus the fact that I open at 6:30 Sat. Ho hum!
I love you dearest. Keep your chin up, your shoulder to the wheel & your eye on that great V-day coming! Huh?
All my love always,
Recommended CitationSpeert, Edith, "Letter Written by Edith Speert to Victor A. Speert Dated October 12, 1944" (1944). Speert, Edith and Victor A.. Paper 101.