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My dearest one,
This will have to be rather brief as I spent a rather full evening & it is late!
Rec’d your V-Mail of the 27th that you were returning to your old Bn. & I’m sure you’ll find “loads” of mail from me. Also, I’m glad to know you’ll be back among our mutual friends.
Sanf called me today & told me your folks heard from you, too. Oh yes--I told your Mom I would bring over a cake for Sanf Wednesday neighbor [?} surprise.
Today, we rec’d mail from Camelle Marcus--but knowing I have an eligible brother I don’t blame her for writing me. Heard from Fred Grail who’s still at Westover Field. Also, rec’d a letter from Mont. Well [sic] send you all this mail eventually.
Went to the doctor tonight--I lost 7 lbs. He examined me (took my blood pressure, pulse & heart beat, etc.) & said I was just fine, & to continue with the same pills. He assures me I’ll slowly lose weight from my thighs. I feel lots better than I used to. I really was getting too heavy.
Went to visit Alice P--& her father again & met some interesting people there--a Miss Huey from Cleve. Club & Cleve. Pub. Lib. etc. & a man who’s a “boss” at Dem. Headq. in Cleve.--can’t remember the name. The conversation was both interesting & stimulating. By the way, remember Howard Metgenbaum--he got in on the Dem. Ticket!
Came home & Uk & I got into a “bull session.” She’s a grand kid--I don’t think I’d continue to live here if it wasn’t for her! The folks & their petty quarrels (that they won’t admit as petty) are rather naseating [sic]! But, oh well, shouldn’t be long before we’re together, with a good man at the head of our gov’t it’ll be “full speed ahead.”
I adore you, sweetheart & live only for your return.
Ever and Ever yours,
Recommended CitationSpeert, Edith, "Letter Written by Edith Speert to Victor A. Speert Dated November 9, 1944" (1944). Speert, Edith and Victor A.. Paper 66.