Tag Archives: canning cherries

July 16, 1932

Sat., 16  Morning devotions. A fine hay day & all the farmers taking advantage of it. Make a cherry pie. Finish canning the cherries. Have 20 cans. Get dinner, a strawberry shortcake. Letter from Gertrude. Clean & cook a chicken. … Continue reading

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July 15, 1932

Fri., 15  Morning devotions. A lovely morning. Grace’s helpers & a truck come at 8 AM. They load up her plants & start for Brandon at 8-45. Sherman brings 1/2 bushel of lovely cherries. All solid, no stems. Wilma helps … Continue reading

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July 4, 1929

Thurs., 4  Morning devotions. Cold. Get up late. Cold & cloudy. Ruth cans more cherries. Makes cookies & mince pie which is very fine. Shirley & Warner walk out & Anna comes later with the two children. Ruth receives “The … Continue reading

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August 4, 1926

Wed., 4  Sun hot. I pick the raspberries, big purple ones that grow in our garden. Helen goes to Burlington to see Doctors & Doctors. She takes a treatment of Dr. London. Hattie & Ashton call. Can the last of … Continue reading

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July 31, 1926

Sat., 31  A hot day out of doors. Met, Anna, Grace & the children start for Springfield at 8-45. Helen puts them up a nice lunch. She stones the cherries the Fishers sent up last night & looks over a … Continue reading

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July 22, 1924

Tues., 22  Dumas washes. Sweeps the Dining room & Grace’s room. A high wind & a bit of rain about 5 o’clock. Letters from Helen, Anna & Ruth. The latter from Edinburgh, Scotland. Finish canning the cherries. Cook some lovely … Continue reading

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July 17, 1924

Thurs., 17  Make 2 rasin (sic) pies. Write the Bulletin to the children. Letter from Sister Helen who is in East Aurora, visiting Helena. 14 qts. cherries from the Fishers, on stems. I stone & put them into cans, 9 … Continue reading

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