Category Archives: 1926 Ella’s diary

December 31, 1926 and memoranda

Fri., 31  Clouds & raw south wind. My cold remains. It is disagreeable to say the least. Letter from Gertrude & the children. Ruth gets dinner. Dr. Phelps comes at night & I go to bed, too miserable to care … Continue reading

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December 30, 1926

Thurs., 30  A red sunrise. Moderately cold. Taking cold all day. Henrietta comes to dinner, brings Warner, who has a bad cold & a croupy cough. Letter from Jeanette.

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December 29, 1926

Wed., 29  Cool with a little sunshine. Mr. Hall calls on me to get our Baptist Church history which I loan him. I select a list of 10 names from his list of our Baptist members and write 10 letters … Continue reading

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December 28, 1926

Tues., 28  No sunshine. Raw south wind. Snow. Visit & work on the genealogy. Dinner of venison. Letter from Anna. Pair of nice wool stockings from Lou.

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December 27, 1926

Mon., 27  Some sunshine & not very cold. Send Ben’s papers, pick up, etc. A package from Gertrude. Commence work on the genealogy. Onslow finishes taking down the old henhouse.

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December 26, 1926

Sun., 26  Henrietta in bed to-day. A quiet Sunday. Write Ben & Anna. Grace attends church twice. Read a little & listen to the Radio. Raw wind.

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December 25, 1926

Sat., 25  Ruth comes in on the morning train. Helps me with the dinner, which we have at 12-30. Turkey, baked potatoes, squash, onions, celery, pickle relish, cranberry sauce, mince, apple & butterscotch pies, nuts & candy. Karl, Henrietta & … Continue reading

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