Category Archives: Sister Helen Simonds

May 30, 1933

Tues., 30   Morning devotions spoiled by static. Dumas washes. A damp day, but she irons. Finish the D.A.R. letters & one to Mrs. Johnson. Decoration Day & very quiet. Have a nice ride in the afternoon on the Lake … Continue reading

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May 14, 1933

Mon., 15   No devotions. Do the morning work. A beautiful box of chocolates from Helen. Letters from Helen and Ben, who has returned from a trip to Concord. He finds Ruth much improved. A call from Faith Devine, who … Continue reading

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March 18, 1933

Sat., 18   Morning devotions. Make a custard pie for dinner which has a bad hump in it, a thing which happens about every one I make. Make a raspberry pie for tomorrow. Grace brings me a wallpaper scrap book … Continue reading

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January 31, 1933

Tues., 31   Morning devotions. Dumas washes & gets in all the clothes tho they are rather damp. I cut up the citron Gertrude sent at Christmas. Some of the snow that fell on Sunday has already gone. The wind … Continue reading

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January 25, 1933

Wed., 25   Morning devotions. Do the morning work & get dinner. Henrietta finds me sitting at the table putting pieces into the puzzle “Wild Horses.” She & Grace finish it while I put in the time finishing the morning … Continue reading

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January 3, 1933

Tues., 3    Morning devotions. A raw south wind. Dumas washes & the clothes get dry enough to be brought in. A letter from Mrs. Taylor of Richford, my twin. Also a letter from Sister Helen. I finish the letter … Continue reading

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November 29, 1932

Tues., 29  Morning devotions. Anna goes at 7-45 on the bus for Pittsfield. Dumas does the work & washes all the extra bed & table linen. Tuttle takes Grace & me to N.H. Street where the Green Mt. Branch of … Continue reading

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