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Amy Embry called me up & we chatted for quite a while. She claims air mail is faster than V-mail, but so far, that hasn’t been true in our case. I always get your V-mails before your air mails, altho’ I must admit I enjoy your air mails more because they have more news & details.
As I finished talking to Amy, Mrs. Bingham, our neighbor across the street, came in, and I promised her I’d buy a $100.00 bond from her as soon as I receive your money order for $80.00. It should be along shortly, I believe!
Well, I have an app’t for Tues. to give blood! It took me quite a while to get around to it, but now that I have, I guess I’ll give as many times a I’m able.
After I finish this letter to you I think I’ll start the book “Seasoned Timer” by Dorothy Canfield. I remember this book as being “recommended reading” in several classrooms.
Today, I heard from the Melnikoffs—announcing the birth of Ruth Ann Melnikoff on Nov. 15, ’44. Gosh, isn’t that wonderful?—I shall send them some sort of a gift Saturday. Also—rec’d a card from Geo. Miller—he’s still at Fort Sam Houston. By the way, dearest, you might send the Melnifoffs a “congratulatory” note.
Today, for no good reason, I kept recalling the day we spent together in Longview, Texas, after our bag was stolen & the train was late. I remember our walking ‘round & ‘round the town--&, I wasn’t bored. You never have bored me—you’re a fascinating companion & husband & I love you dearly, my darling.
 Reference to Canfield’s Seasoned Timber, a novel set in Vermont on the subject of progressive education.
Recommended CitationSpeert, Edith, "Letter Written by Edith Speert to Victor A. Speert Dated November 29, 1944" (1944). Speert, Edith and Victor A.. Paper 25.