You can get some of that rye to make a bit of "moonshine" - or don't they make "moonshine" from rye - well anyway rye whiskey must be made from rye! Yes - I can well understand stuff growing on the "good earth" of France - it is nice fertilized soil fertilized from many cows. Poor country! And of course the French are fine farmers - none better in the world. You speak of Alice and Al in this letter - and I haven't seen them for ages - you know how occupied I have been - mostly with the family's concern - But we shall make up when you come home and things shall take their more normal course - They understand. And of course, we shall have some of that Heineken Beer too - because Holland will resume business with us. Yes the moon still has message meaning for us - as for our coming closer - everyday does