Browsing the blog archives for June, 2011

6/15/1924 It has been quite an enjoyable trip

June 15, 1924 My Darling Florence; I will leave Boston now in a short time but I just had to write you a few lines before leaving. It has been quite an enjoyable trip, so far. I am going back through Montreal and from there to Buffalo. There I will go to see the Niagara […]

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6/14/1924 I couldn’t put it across

June 14, 1924* Florence My Darling, I did my best, but failed to be among the best that were up here. I have done enough to qualify but I just did not have the push today. I couldn’t put it across. This weather is terrible for boys in the South. While in NYC I put […]

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One year ago today…

I started this project. I still am not sure where it will lead, but it has been a joy to read through the letters along with everyone else. So far, there have been over 130 posts with MANY more to come! Though I know how the story ends, I do not know all the goings-on […]

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6/13/1924 I can bear almost anything rather than suspense

June 13, 1924 Cap.n Big Boy – dearest Beloved, You’re way way up north – way far away from Houston and Florence way up there with some more of your kind. It’s a little different from being down here where people look up to you, isn’t it? Up there, there’s so many¬†good men who are […]

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