Tag Archives: canning

April 6, 1932

Wed., 6 Morning devotions. A lovely day of sunshine. Do the morning work & get the dinner. Also make mince meat. Can 4 pints. Henrietta comes for the day. Grace attends the D.A.R. at Gussie Norton’s. Rhoda Farrand invited. Grace … Continue reading

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October 23, 1929

Wed., 23  Morning devotions. A peach of a day. Put up pears, the last canning I plan to do this fall. Letter from Helen. Grace goes down after dinner & I put up apples in the garage for Ben, hoping … Continue reading

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October 19, 1929

Sat., 19  A new bulb in the street light.  Morning devotions.  Dumas comes to work. I make 2 apple pies & can 4 1/2 qts of pears. Have my usual nap with the papers, which takes the best of the … 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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October 9, 1929

Wed., 9  Morning devotions. Bottle about 3 qts of grape juice & cold pack 5 cans of tomatoes.

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October 4, 1926

Mon., 4  Send Ben’s papers & the Bulletin. Sort manuscript. Type a little. Letter from Ruth & Sister Helen. Pick up., etc., as always on Monday. The Heights take Grace to the Forest & Field Club out at Robinson’s. Henrietta … Continue reading

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September 24, 1926

Fri., 24  Rain. Warm & summery. Put up 5 cans of tomatoes. Grace goes down town in the afternoon. I finish her blue dress & I’m so glad! A heavy shower comes suddenly out of the west about 5 o’clock … Continue reading

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