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October 15, 1932

Sat., 15  Get the devotions better this morning. It is a clear lovely day, a little cool. Do the morning work and get dinner. Have a ride after the dishes. A short visit with Mrs. Chapman of Middlebury.  Make soap … Continue reading

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May 3, 1929

Fri., 3  Morning devotions. Karl brings Henrietta out & stays to dinner. She helps me so we make soap. Letter from Ben. Roll of paper from Mrs. Payne. Grace goes down town after dinner. Pouring rain all day at intervals. … Continue reading

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May 1, 1929 and “May”

Tulips nod gaily as I pass,
Violets spring from the velvet grass,

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September 28, 1926

Tues., 28   Clouds- cool. Make an apple pie. Make soap. Pick some grapes & pack a box to Ruth & Helen. Henrietta attends a Gage Cemetery meeting at Arthur Booth’s. She stops & takes my two boxes to the … Continue reading

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September 27, 1926

Mon., 27  A cool day. Jacob works for Grace & Onslow works 2 hours after school. Send Ben’s papers. Cover, label & put away my grape jelly. Collect the soap grease & boil it up, wash up many dishes after … Continue reading

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March 11, 1926

Thurs., 11  A beautiful day. We have many hungry birds. I gather up all the accumulation of grease, clean up the pails & cans & make soap. Have a cold & am tired.

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