can get it so hot, that it will drive one outside. I have been doing some washing and am glad it is all done. If there are any two things that I do dislike to do, they are washing and sewing and I wish I never had either to do. If you could see the way I dress, you would have a good laugh I know. You all back home don't know how to keep warm. I was wearing felt shoes but found they were no good. but I have the thing now. I wear german socks over my other socks and they come up over my pants to my knees they are very heavy and fine, then over them I wear mocassons with lots of hay in them. It is the finest way I have found of keeping my feet warm. At night I sleep in a makinaw blanket and robe which I simply