Category Archives: Poems

January 21, 1933 & Wightman Melton poem

Sat., 21  Morning devotions.  Make a custard pie for dinner & a cherry pie for “fallback.” Tuttle brings strawberries for to-morrow. Write Wightman Melton. Renew VerseCraft & send for 3 copies of Poems on Trees, Vol. II.  Letter from Gertrude. … 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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October 24, 1932

Mon., 24  Morning devotions. Get dinner. Wash dishes. Sort papers. Write Ben & Mrs. Ellis of Springfield Vt. Loaf after dinner. Mary Ross has supper with Grace. Send “Campaign song” to Herald and & Enterprise & Falling Leaves to Herald.

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October 23, 1932

Sun., 23   Get a memorial service from Schenectady for Dr. Edward Everett Neale Prof in Union College, who dropped dead on the Campus last Aug. One thing he stressed that it is better to be a rolling stone and keep … Continue reading

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October 21, 1932

Fri., 21  Morning devotions. Clouds & a little rain. Grace brings in the clothes. I prepare the ingredients for fig filling, which is quite a little work. Write a letter to Mrs. Haller of Midd, enclosing a “revised edition” of … Continue reading

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October 18, 1932

Tues., 18  Morning devotions. Dumas washes but cannot hang the clothes as it rains all day. Have a choking spell at noon. How can I avoid them?  Penwomen meet with Mrs. Carrol Langdon. An enthusiastic meeting, very nice refreshments. Mr. … Continue reading

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September 19. 1932

Mon., 19  No devotions. Cool. A frost in sections. Make a custard pie & burn the top of it. Mrs. Andrews comes to dinner, stays all the afternoon. Answer a letter from Mrs. Owen who used “Parade of the Motor … Continue reading

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