Week four; post one
Barracks (pg. 144): Buildings grouped together to house soldiers
Dismal (pg. 148): characterized by ineptness; pitiful; causing gloom or melancholy
John says, “ …I’d get this sinking feeling, one that made me think that as much as we’d kept in touch, as much as we cared about each other, she’d somehow zigged while I had zagged.” (pg. 160). This is important because it shows the separation that their relationship suffered from him being away for a year. Even with how much they love each other, the time lost couldn’t be replaced. Space had grown slightly between them.