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October 14, 1933

Sat., 14   Street light renewed. This is Ashton’s birthday, 61 years ago. Morning devotions. Dumas doing the work. I make a custard pie for dinner & an apple pie for tomorrow. Letter from Anna. Line from Stanton Muzzy. Grace … Continue reading

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October 7, 1933

Sat., 7   Morning devotions. Make a cherry pie. Dumas doing the work. Ruth cuts down the syringa bush by the window. Cold & cloudy. Thick clouds like snow. Tuttle takes me to Middlebury & Louise Manning treat (sic) my … Continue reading

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October 2, 1933

Mon., 2   Morning devotions. Do the usual morning work. A very beautiful day, cool. Greens, etc. for dinner. George Warner offers $10.00 toward our Memorial marker. Grace takes his message. I cut the remnants of the sage. Find a … Continue reading

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September 30, 1933

Sat., 30   Morning devotions. Dumas doing the work. I mend a little, crotchet a little. Write some letters. One to Mrs. Witherell & Mrs. Coolidge. A most beautiful day. Sky clear, air fine. A good breeze blowing of pears … Continue reading

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September 26, 1933

Tues., 26   Morning devotions and static. Dumas washes, mops, etc. I make a custard & apple pie. Ruth helps on the dinner. I get tired & Dumas washes the breakfast dishes. Ruth & I take a short walk. The … Continue reading

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September 24, 1933

Sun., 24   Get part of a sermon & prayer. Do the morning work. Get dinner with Ruth’s help. Grace attends church & S.S. Write Gertrude & Anna, Mrs. Witherell, note to Mrs. Thorne. Meantime, I get a ride to … Continue reading

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September 23, 1933

Sat., 23  Helen’s birthday. 50. Make a custard pie for dinner & an apple pie for tomorrow. Morning devotions come clear. Ruth busy straightening out her belongings. Grace goes to Del Grella’s at the Lake. Dumas doing the Saturdays work. … Continue reading

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