Category Archives: Homeland in the North

March 8, 1932

Tues., 8   Morning devotions. Make an apple pie, get dinner, etc. Dumas doing dishes, beds, etc. & cleans in the kitchen. “Wonderland Night” in the Rutland Herald. There is little to record these days & it may be better so. … Continue reading

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October 11, 1929 and “Nightfall”

Fri., 11  Morning devotions.  A beautiful day. Can 6 jars of chopped pears. Type a little. Write a birthday letter to Ashton. Have a ride over the beautiful winding drive along New Haven River to the Mills & across Bristol … Continue reading

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May 1, 1929 and “May”

Tulips nod gaily as I pass,
Violets spring from the velvet grass,

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April 30, 1929 and “April”

Tues., 30  Morning devotions at 7-15, which we get. Dumas doing the work. She moves everything out of my room but the bed & the cabinet & Foster Danyow paints it a glossy yellow. Also he finishes the bathroom which … Continue reading

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March 5, 1929

Tues., 5   Election Day but I voted an absent member ticket. Rain all day, which turns to snow. Dumas doing the work & sweeping rooms. Grace goes down to vote after dinner, and to the “As You Like It” after … Continue reading

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September 4, 1918

Wed., 4   Sew for Grace.  Helen goes to Harrington Park, N.J. to teach school.  Poor Helen.  She has gone out alone once more.  Watch the train as it speeds away into the night.  Henrietta calls.  Mrs.  Woodman calls.   She … Continue reading

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“Moonlight Shadows”

“Silver night!  Silver night! Sheathed in pale moonlight.” All night long!  All night long! Moonlight soft and wise and deep Gently cradles me to sleep! Shadows east and shadows west, Changing shadows on a quest. Tree shadows moving, moving slow, … Continue reading

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