non-essentials." Any way I shall enjoy reading it over again and at the same time remembering how it was written under my roof. Your presence there during those strange stormy times was oil on the waters. Who there could have dreamed a quiet harbor was so near - in point of duration? I hardly know why, but true calmness does not appear to have surrounded me yet. I wonder if so many years of tossing amid distress and uncertainty require long [illegible] serenity? I2 was so distrusted and blamed for doing the wrong thing that I find it rare to believe in myself or to trust that I am doing what is worth while.But we are well, tho Marian is rather tired after her steady labor at the college. I don't want her to take the position for a second year. What would you think if we three, Marian and I Ellie spent the coming summer in Europe? That is what we are planning now. It seems to be the one thing that tempts Marian. She loves traveling.09993
 Mar 21
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