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October 30, 1933

Mon., 30   Morning devotions. Do the morning work. Sort papers & get dinner. Grace goes to the hair dresser’s. Charlie Caisse passes out after a prolonged illness. Letter from Ben. Type a poem to M.F.D. in VerseCraft. Grace prepares … Continue reading

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February 27, 1933

Mon., 27   Morning devotions. Sunshine & clouds after. Do the morning work, my wool washing. Pick up & sort papers. Wrap a box of fruit for Ruth. Keep busy until dinner. Strawberry shortcake. Hunt for old documents afternoon.  Write … Continue reading

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August 2, 1932 and Henrietta’s painting

Tues., 2  Morning devotions. Dumas washes & irons. Finish gleaning the red currants. Put 2 baskets of raspberries with them. Make 17 glasses of jelly. Send Campaign Song to Rockwood, Hindley, Bennington, St. Albans & Detroit Free Press. Perhaps I’ll … Continue reading

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May 6, 1932

Fri., 6  Morning devotions.  A lovely sunny day. Charles Chapman, whose wife was to be buried to-day died last night. Do the regular work, but not so very much at that. Two packages come from Helen for Mother’s Day. An … Continue reading

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April 11, 1932

Mon., 11  Morning devotions.  Otis comes to work. A rainy day. The cat does not come. Otis finds him crying & badly hurt on the honey-room stairs. Grace goes down in the afternoon. I do the housework, get dinner, etc. … Continue reading

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February 8, 1932

Mon., 8  Morning devotions.  Snow that drifts. Sort papers. Do the morning work & get dinner. A box of towels, wash cloths and bedspread from Helen. Letters from Ruth & Ben.

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January 16, 1932

Sat., 16  Morning devotions. Rev. Gordon H. Baker, Washington Heights Baptist church, on the Radio. Dumas clearing out for Sunday. I do a little mending, sorting of papers, etc. Do not see the bird to-day. Too much outdoor work. Martha … Continue reading

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January 15, 1929

Tues., 15  Very cold. Some snow. Dumas washes & puts out the clothes. It is so cold they cannot dry. Get dinner. Mend on Grace’s coat while she goes down town. Nearly pack a box of apples for Helen, but … Continue reading

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December 27, 1926

Mon., 27  Some sunshine & not very cold. Send Ben’s papers, pick up, etc. A package from Gertrude. Commence work on the genealogy. Onslow finishes taking down the old henhouse.

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October 19, 1926 and “A Pastoral”

Tues., 19  Dumas washes & clothes get dry. Make grape juice & bottle it. Gertrude’s poor package, containing 3 bottles of trivoli comes dripping from the P.O., two of the bottes broken in fragments. Fred Hall, the old carpenter, dies … Continue reading

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