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August 16, 1933

Wed., 16   Morning devotions and static. Get dinner, Sunday’s chicken and dumpling, corn & mince pie. A perfect day. Cut & sort sage. Grace & Lena work in the Den. I sort papers in the old pantry.  Peter Nelson, … Continue reading

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August 11, 1933

Fri., 11   Morning devotions. Put a new cover on the sink shelf behind the stove. Get dinner etc. Circulars come from Stanton Muzzy, written by Walter Coates. Vermonter & VerseCraft call for a copy of The New Sketch Book … Continue reading

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August 8, 1933

Tues., 8   Morning devotions and static. Dumas washes & irons. We clean two cellar shelves. A little rain last night. It looks like a rainy morning but doesn’t rain. Write cards to Walter Coates, Stanton Muzzy & Arthur Peach, … Continue reading

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August 5, 1933

Sat., 5   Morning devotions. A nice day. Cool in the shade. Dumas on the job. She cleans the stove, mops kitchen & dining room, does the housework, etc. Grace prepares for a picnic at the Lake An elaborate luncheon. … Continue reading

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August 4, 1933

Fri., 4   Morning devotions. The rain clouds clear from a beautiful blue sky. White fleecy clouds make a gorgeous spectacle. The sun comes out but it is several degrees cooler than before the rain. Letter from Anna. Do the … Continue reading

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August 3, 1933

Thurs., 3   Morning devotions. Lena goes away for the rest of the week after doing the morning work. Write a poem “Inside the Gate” and send it to “American Poetry Journal” with a copy of “The New Sketch Book.” … Continue reading

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July 30, 1933

Sun., 30   A hot morning. Do the morning work which is light. Grace attends church where some people from Basin Harbor come for her & she has dinner at the Lodge. I put dinner for two on the kitchen … Continue reading

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