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- apples baths berrying boats books Burlington calls canning church church fundraiser churning clothes comforter making comings and goings Cottage at the Lake D.A.R. DAR devotions down town Dr. London treatments entertainment fancywork feelings firewood fishing food Forest and Field Club garden Grace's flowers haying heart attack housework ironing Kate Dalrymple letters mending mockingbird money Mrs. Muellier treatment Mt. Mansfield mysteries Naptha launch obituaries obituary packages POETRY radio radio sermon rest ride Ruth's illness school sewing shopping sickness snow social events sorting papers Spring cleaning St. Albans Sunday dinner Sunday drive the Bulletin the farm tired! train Tuttle Tuttle's car typing washing weather wild food Wilma writing writing town records
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I recently read a few of Ella Warner Fisher’s poems at a “Farmer Poet” event at the Henry Sheldon Museum. An article about the event appeared in a local paper, and in USA Today, of all things. I suspect Mrs. … Continue reading
Fri., 22 Rain at night. Sew. Clean milk room. We all attend service in the church, led by Mr Hafer in the evening. Salvation Army man on the street corner as we go home. Make bread.
Thurs., 31 Ironing, churning, & sewing on dress. Children go down street evening. Henry takes Grace to her school. Mr Winslow buried. Milk goes to the creamery.
Sat., 5 Pleasant. Work a few minutes out of doors. Helen & Helena come. Benjamin & his father working on the farm. Bake bread, cake, doughnuts. Iron. Mr Arlie Aulden is the guest of the evening Get to bed … Continue reading
Sat., 21 Sewing, mending, meals &tc. Ruth & Grace wash & iron. Christine goes home. Churn. No telephone communication. Scott commences to get milk.
Tues., 21 Get up early. Henry & Benjamin turn away young cattle. Wash, mop & iron. Commence to tie off a comforter. Very tired & somewhat cross. Grace is no use today. Mrs Porter & Sadie call.
Mon., 30 An immense wash. Mop, &tc. Go into the 3d floor for a little time to clean. Ben bids off the George Fisher farm for $2200. Mary Pierce up for a farewell visit. Children make molasses candy.