sleeping on the top of double-decker bed [sic]. This may be changed later. Incidentally, the floor is referred to as deck, the barracks as ship, the wall as bulkhead.
Enough about myself. Did Rema go to the doctor today? How much does she weigh? And what's the situation with Martha moving in? How are you feeling?
Please tell Ada & any others I will write soon--I have ^a limited no. of envelopes (will get more as soon as we're allowed to go to Ship Service)--
Loads of love and kisses thru [sic] this ethereal space of 400 miles-
Reason I'm writing in pencil--I had to give up my bottle of ink--no bottles of liquid allowed!