/ August 18, 1938
[HARDLY A day goes by without your seeing something that you’d like to see again–particularly the days of these summer week ends. A Kodak lets you have your wish. ]
She finds this to be true. Almost every hour of this trip she has been longing to have a camera. She starts sketching (poorly) out the scenes instead. The price of cameras are much cheaper here. Now that they will be in Seattle for another week (! – she is still reeling with the shock of J’s news of his job offer/promotion and that it would mean moving here) she is definitely going to the camera store. She doesn’t care if she has to walk 7 miles. She writes all of this in cramped handwriting in a postcard to A.