Letter from Erline to LeGrand, October 20, 1940
Oct. 20, 1940
My dearest LeGrand,
Thanks so much for the nice letter you wrote. It made me so happy when I saw you had written again.
Here it is Sunday and I would surely be happy if you could drop in and say hello. I haven't accomplished anything today. It's seven p.m. and I just got out of bed. I haven't eaten either. I got up at 9:00 this morning to get ready for S.S. and I felt so dizzy that I went back to bed. I got up again at noon to get ready for that dinner at the Bluebird, but I was dizzier than ever, so back to bed I went. I think it must have been something I ate at Mrs. Perry's yesterday. I helped her with the shower yesterday and it was 2 A.M. this morning when I came home. I washed dishes until then. I'm glad that is over with.
When my mother was here she wanted some of these pictures, so I let her have them and I will have some more made. I kept the one of you and have it on my dresser. LeGrand, I am proud to have your picture in my room. I look at it several times a day and think how fortunate I am.
Have you been working very many shifts lately?
I have a few things to show you when you come again.
Do you think you can come this next week end? I sure wish you could. If you can let me know and if you come on Friday, I'll have some wieners and make marshmallows and we can to up the canyon and have a wiener roast right after work. We can come to Grandma's from work and I'll put on my slacks and get the food and we will renew some of our old times. Would you like to?
Did you register last 16th? What was it like?
Jean is over her grouch. She has been extra nice to me all week.
LeGrand, I put some blanket sheets on your bed so you can sleep warner. Also another quilt. It is all ready and waiting for you.
I am so glad you are going on a mission but I surely am going to miss seeing you for two years. But it is selfish to think of one's self. We must do willingly what the Lord wishes us to do.
LeGrand, I think you are a very clean, honest fellow and I will do my very best to be worthy of you. You are my inspiration and my life. I am always conscious of you where ever I am. I never forget you. Thanks for being so good to me LeGrand. I appreciate things you do for me even it I don't say so. Sometimes I don't express my appreciation very much but it is always in my heart.
I must close now. I hope to hear from you soon. Good luck and may God forever pour out his blessings on us.
Good Night Sweetheart.
I am forever yours.
Please come next weekend. Drive carefully