Category Archives: Sister Helen Simonds

June 23, 1932

Thurs., 23  Morning devotions.  Grace getting ready for a trip to Concord. Ben comes at 8-30. He & Grace leave at 9 o’clock. Write cousin Fay. Letters from Anna & Sister Helen, also Earl Kelley. Wilma sweeps & dusts the … Continue reading

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June 8, 1932

Wed., 8  Morning devotions.  Morning work and dinner. Strawberry shortcake.  Henrietta comes early & stays all day. Karl at Middlebury court on jury. I mend a little. Letter from sister Helen. Ben comes on his way home. Leaves Ruth’s car … Continue reading

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May 26, 1932

Thurs., 26  Morning devotions. Do the morning work. Finish the ironing except the dresses, which I leave for Dumas. Get dinner, which is good. Letters from Hattie, Helen & sister Helen, also a nice letter from Kurn Hattin. A call … Continue reading

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February 2, 1932

Tues., 2  3d.  Morning devotions.  Dumas washes. A fine snow drifts from the south all day. Grace goes down afternoon & again in the evening, to the “As-You-Like-It.” Marjory Phelps comes for her. Frances Buck makes us a little call. … Continue reading

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January 30, 1932 & hand-written “Just a Dog” poem

Sat., Jan. 30  Mansfield visible. Morning devotions. Make a custard & a mince pie. Do the morning work & get dinner. Grace makes 2 funeral pieces for John Thomas’ funeral. A lovely silk for a gown from Helen Fisher. Box … Continue reading

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January 26, 1932 & “Vermont” poem, typed

Tues. 26  Morning devotions.  Have a lovely night’s sleep.  Do a little typing, look over manuscript. Grace goes down town afternoon. Do the morning work. Am thinking much about the 29th and the farm house which I picture in the … Continue reading

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December 31, 1929 & train schedule

Tues., 31   Dumas washes. Carpenters at work upstairs. Spend the day downstairs. Sort letters. Henrietta comes to dinner. Still have a cough. Still miserable inside. Send a letter to sister Helen at Pasadena. Ruth packing her things to go back … Continue reading

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