August 20, 1944 Darling— I received two letters from you today and I decided to write another letter to you because well—I want to so keep still—Shush—I know, I know I'm wasting good paper but there's a limit to the frugality I'll allow you to force upon me—God you talk a lot—Quiet!!—thats better— As for those flowers—by all the rules of war you should never have received them—; no sirree—like a nice polite guy I asked you to give me the address of a florist nearby—but no—my darling wants me to save my money or something and doesn't send the address so in desperation I have to write to the Chamber of Commerce of Evanston Illinois with my fingers crossed and ask 'em for the name of a reliable florist—and from your reports he apparently is