Tag Archives: Spring cleaning

April 20, 21, 22, 23, 1937

Tues., 20   Morning devotions. Dumas washes & irons. Ben & Ann come. Ben goes relic hunting. Goes after Henrietta who comes for a visit. Frances gets dinner. Grace reads the papers & goes to a Com. in the evening. … Continue reading

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May 25, 1933

Thurs., 25   Morning devotions. Another beautiful day. Dumas cleans the kitchen & dining room windows. We wash the curtains & put them back. Grace has a full busy day. I make a custard pie for dinner.

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May 24, 1933

Wed., 24   No devotions because of static. Cloudy morning. Charlie comes to finish the door & put up a curtain. I wash the curtains in the east kitchen window. Spend a few minutes finishing the jig-saw which is very … Continue reading

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May 2, 1933

Tues., 2   Morning devotions. Another lovely day. I make a cup pudding for dinner. Dumas cleans up my bed & mattress, washes the curtains, etc. Charlie Ruscoe takes away the storm windows & puts on the screens. Our D.A.R. … Continue reading

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May 5, 1926

Wed., 5  Work in the Pantry. Finish Anna’s dress & box it ready for the mail. Miss Sessions calls & takes a lot of the afternoon. Messrs Patterson & Smith call to talk about taking the orchard & garden spot … Continue reading

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April 22, 1926

Thurs., 22  Another fine day. Dumas finishes the kitchen cleaning, goes into the attic & brushes it down, which is the quickest cleaning it ever had, but I do not care to spend any time there this spring. If is … Continue reading

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May 24, 1924

Sat., 24  Make pies, get meals, &tc. Wash doylies (sic) Iron & put up curtains in the Den. Put away things & hang pictures in the upper hall. Tired to night.  

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May 23, 1924

Fri., 23  Dumas finishes the attic stairway & cleans the shed, which has become an impossible rubbish hole. I work with her until time to get dinner and then some. A lovely day. Lavigne digs out the cellar drain & … Continue reading

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May 22, 1924

Thurs., 22  A good day. Dumas finishes in the Den & we go into the attic. Get to the attic stairway which is left for tomorrow. Cool nights.  

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May 20, 1924

Tues.,  20  A lovely day after a cool night. Feeling a little shaky. Dumas washes hall windows & commences cleaning the den. Letters from Anna & Jeanette. Do a little washing. Make an apron. Look over & cook dandelion greens. … Continue reading

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