November 13, 2018:

Camp Roberts. The Presidio. Places I know, that I drive through or drive by. Tangential parts of my own life.

He was there for months in 1942 and 1943. Training. Becoming an NCO.

Our strange criss-crossing of American geographies. Arkansas, California, Montana; also England, France, Belgium, Germany. We cover the same ground and sometimes our paths do cross. But our timing is different, so that therefore we have different purposes. So that therefore we have almost no ability to understand one another.