1941 Oct. 19
Blair (Nebr.) - Gave a talk on Bread Loaf for the history club at Dana College. Planning a canoe track from Lake Winnipeg to Hudson Bay. Publishing. Teaching at Dana.
1942 July 13
Spring Grove (Minn.) - Last days on the farm; will be leaving for Minneapolis with his Selective Service group. "I have decided that this year, of all years, it would be best not to be doing anything as staid and conventional as teaching. Not will all the rest of the boys doing doublesomersaults in all three rings.... some circus!" Imagines she is at Bread Loaf and that the place i overrun with middle-aged f... more
1943 Mar. 12
Camp Wolters (Tex.) - Took a long walk on which he memorized Shakespeare's sonnet 116. Interested to read of the strong sales of Saroyan's Human Comedy.
1943 Apr. 4
Camp Wolters (Tex.) - Finances and plans for the wedding; she may have to come to hime, thought they continue to plan to wed in Weymouth. Approves of Judy's quotations from Saroyan, and though he is criticized for optimism, Langland finds him honest.
Camp Wolters (Tex.) - Reading the love letters of Heloise and Abelard; thoughts on love and Judy. Received a splendid letter from Norman Foerster.