Category Archives: DIARIES

October 18, 1932

Tues., 18  Morning devotions. Dumas washes but cannot hang the clothes as it rains all day. Have a choking spell at noon. How can I avoid them?  Penwomen meet with Mrs. Carrol Langdon. An enthusiastic meeting, very nice refreshments. Mr. … Continue reading

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October 17, 1932

Mon., 17  Morning devotions. Gussie Norton, Mrs. Don Norton & her mother, Mrs. Piper, are morning callers. They come to look at the Crossman School work.

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October 16, 1932

Sun., 16   Cold better, having fought it. Grace takes a S.S. class. I put dinner on the kitchen table & wash the dishes. Ben & family, Henrietta & Warner come in on their way to a picnic in the foothills. … Continue reading

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October 15, 1932

Sat., 15  Get the devotions better this morning. It is a clear lovely day, a little cool. Do the morning work and get dinner. Have a ride after the dishes. A short visit with Mrs. Chapman of Middlebury.  Make soap … Continue reading

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October 14, 1932

Fri., 14  Morning static. Helen getting ready for her journey. She goes to Buffalo at noon, on the first lap of her journey to Pasadena. Grace goes to Brandon. Mrs. Cotey treats my aching feet. I think she made a … Continue reading

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October 13, 1932

Thurs., 13   Morning devotions.  Poor.  Dumas helping. Grace frosts the cakes. Helen makes the sandwiches. I do a little of everything and nothing.  Our card party comes afternoon. Mrs. Brownell, Mrs. Goodere, whom I entertain, “      Jones, … Continue reading

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October 12, 1932

Wed. 12   Static & unsatisfactory devotions. Make a custard pie for dinner and an apple pie for to-morrow, also an apple sauce cake and a chocolate cake and cupcakes. Miss Knapp of Brattleboro calls to see Helen. A supper … Continue reading

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