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Sept. 2 1944

Dear, today is hot and things around look like everything might be over in a couple of weeks or so althou I'm less optimistic than the majority around. Anyway great news from everywhere except news I'm looking for and that's you and me going back to you.
 
My homesickness is manifested by buying stuff for our home. I bought many things lately, including a bugle, napoleonic plates, etchings and all sorts of things. By the way a few days ago I received a note from the N. York Post Office that a parcel I sent to H. Stafford wasn't claimed by H. Stafford 410 E. 50th St. and they want to send me back the parcel [[strikethrough]] I [[/strikethrough]] if I'll send
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