Category Archives: Benjamin Fisher

November 11, 1933

Sat., 11   Morning devotions. Letters from Anna & Gertrude. A thin blanket of snow on the ground. Dumas cleaning up. I mend a little & crotchet a little. Driftwind. My poem “Armistice Day” in Rutland Herald. I did not … Continue reading

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November 8, 1933

Wed., 8   Morning devotions. We spend a lot of time getting the clothes dry. A heavy north wind. Make a custard pie. A check from George Warner for $10.00 toward our Marker. It just pays the bill & I … Continue reading

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November 5, 1933

Sun., 5   Cold north wind. Sky clear & sun shining diversified with with (sic) clouds. Good fires in the house. Read the papers. Write Ben, Hattie, Helen, Anna & Mrs. Witherell. A letter from Shirley Farr, in answer to … Continue reading

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October 30, 1933

Mon., 30   Morning devotions. Do the morning work. Sort papers & get dinner. Grace goes to the hair dresser’s. Charlie Caisse passes out after a prolonged illness. Letter from Ben. Type a poem to M.F.D. in VerseCraft. Grace prepares … Continue reading

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October 23, 1933

Mon., 23   Morning devotions. Comes clear. Sort papers. Write Ben & Anna. Cold north wind. Charlie Ruscoe fixes the shed door to swing on hinges. Ruth takes the noon train for NY. She seems happy. I guess she wants … Continue reading

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October 18, 1933

Wed., 18   Morning devotions. Comes in good. Bull-pouts and pumpkin pie for dinner. Ruth helps me get it. She hangs the clothes & together we get them dry & put away. Ruth goes with Henrietta to Mrs. Boutwell’s. Leaves … Continue reading

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October 13, 1933

Fri., 13   Morning devotions with detonations like thunder. A cool day. Get dinner but have a very quiet day. Helena, Mae-Frances & Mary Furgeson (sic) call. They tell me Sister Helen is in Mary Fletcher. Write Ben & Helen. … Continue reading

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