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 Letter to wife Lil [2/20/44]

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20 Feb. 1944

7:05 P.M.

My dearest maintainer of the home front --

At this moment I visualize you at home, listening to Jack Benny on the radio (while I sit in our social room & ^also hear Jack & Groucho Marx hold forth) and I can hear you laugh right thru [sic] the same radio. Or is that just mental telepathy?

I thought often of home this listless Sunday afternoon, especially when I sprawled out on the lone couch & tried to read, only to doze off every now & then. Is my energy also becoming sapped--or is my languidity just due to my absence from my source of strength & energy--you & Rema? Or, in blunt every-day language, is it simply old age?

Anyway, I thought of you--and the sofa at home--also of another sofa in another home some 6 or 7 years ago. And your inability to stay awake while stretched out on the sofa--except of course, when I'm seated at one end of it, too!!

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