Category Archives: Sister Helen Simonds

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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October 11, 1932

Tues. 11  No devotions on act. (sic) of static.  Rain and wind in the morning, shifting to the north.  Dumas washes and clothes get dry.  Helen & I iron and Dumas sweeps chambers.  Poetry magazine sample copy.  Letter & Portland … Continue reading

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October 10, 1932

Mon. 10  Morning devotions.  Poor service.  Grace gets up early and makes funeral pieces for Russel Bristol’s funeral.  He is buried to-day.  Henrietta takes Helen & me to ride, we go to Weybridge Monument via Quaker Village and return by … Continue reading

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October 9, 1932

Fri., 7   Morning devotions spoiled by static. Clouds slowly clear away. Mrs. Andrews comes for the afternoon. As she cannot stay to supper I make a cup of tea. She & Helen pick up some pears. Charlie Ruscoe comes … Continue reading

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October 5, 1932

Wed., 5  Morning devotions interrupted by static. Rain all day. Tuttle still under the weather. Make two prune pies. Get dinner. Helen irons & I finish it while she gets her after dinner nap. Grace goes down town. I write … Continue reading

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