16 April 54
Dear Dick & Dad,
Received your letter yesterday. Even if I am out of ink, Ill write. Lois has probably kept you informed of what little news I have.
Work is not very heavy. When I get my files straightened out the way I like them I wont have too much to do. That is, unless I get another job too.
The time goes fast enough, as there is plenty to do. I seem to be getting 9-10 hours sleep every night & feel like a million. The food is very good. Weather is typical spring weather. In fact it is hot today.
I have met quite a few people I knew previously, but that is to be expected
expected. Ive been in the service almost 12 years now.
I suppose that you will be going to Canada soon. It will be time to fish in a few weeks!
When I get home next year it should be about April 1. If it isnt too cold I would like for Lois & I to go up for a week or 10 days. I cant remember when we have gone on a trip by outselves. Its our own fault I suppose because we were parents so young.
I hope that you & dad are feeing OK. Take it easy. Ill write gain sooner that you think! Not a year between letters any more!
Goodbye for now