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some weeks have been creeping over me and yet I feel I ought to be thankful for my lot.  
Perhaps the long continued strain[[strikethrough]] an [[/strikethrough]] of several years succession begins to tell.  I have had similar periods in the past but not to such an extent.  I hope some radical change in my surroundings and my occupations may bring about another attitude otherwise I fear I shall [[strikethrough]] lead a rather [[/strikethrough]] continue to lead a rather unsatisfactory kind of life when [[strikethrough]] nothing neither [[/strikethrough]] my work ceases to interest me as it did during the last period until about six months ago.
On evening took walk with Celine along aqueduct.  Beautiful clear weather.
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June 6. [[red underline]] Unpleasant reports [[/red underline]] that Remy is sliding over again to Condensite as far as asbestos molding compounds are concerned.
[[red underline]] Hamlin [[red underline]] away with 7th regiment Little doing.  Evening went to University club with [[red underline]] Baker [[/red underline]] for supper.  Tells me about [[red underline]] troubles [[/red underline]] of [[red underline]] American Can Co. [[/red underline]] and why he hesitates starting with our lacquer on large scale.  I told him to try a small scale but stick to it and thus learn something by and by.
Later went to Chemists Club Evening [[strikethrough]] morn [[/strikethrough]] moving pictures of Edison Company on scientific subjects.  Drove home in little car with Eichmann and Petsche.
June 7. (Sunday) Rene van Lunhoff here on his return to Porto Rico I stayed home till evening then went out alone in small car and returned about 9 P.M.  Rain all night
June 8.  Dictated all morning
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