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August 27, 1932

Sat., 27  Morning devotions. Cut the sage & look it over. Clean beets & beet leaves & lettuce. Get dinner. Henrietta comes to dinner. She expects a houseful to-night & to-morrow. A sharp thunder shower which wets the dry things … Continue reading

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July 2, 1932

Sat., 2  Morning devotions. Not feeling especially well to-day. The clouds clear away and the garden dries off. I go out & collect greens from beets, spinach & chard. Look over & wash it. Alvin  & Anna in. The children … Continue reading

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July 24, 1929

Wed., 24  Morning devotions. Rain last night. I hoe a little in the garden & get a pan of greens. Ben & family drive in about 9-30 & have a short visit. Tuttle comes with peas for dinner & Ben … Continue reading

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October 9, 1926

Sat., 9  Picking up day. I go out & pick up apples, pull & clean beets, etc., Onslow & Robert start in to take down the old hen house & then both break an axe helve & go home after … Continue reading

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October 1, 1926 and “Autumn Winds”

Fri., 1  A very beautiful day. Make mustard pickles & can them. Karl & H call for me about 10 A.M. and we go to the Cottage. Have dinner with Ashton, Hattie, Pearl & Rem. A dinner of bull-pouts fresh … Continue reading

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September 13, 1926

Mon., 13   Pick up!  Clear out the drawer of my dressing table. Fix the rest of the balsam for pillows, which makes a full day’s work. Very tired to-night. Onslow comes back to work—works among the currant bushes. 1 … Continue reading

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September 2, 1926

Thurs., 2  “count that day lost whose low descending sun views from thy hand no worthy action done. (no close quote sic)  Cart some dirt on to the lily bed. Dumas washes & cleans up. I sprinkle the clothes to … Continue reading

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