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July 6, 1929

Sat., 6  Morning devotions. A good day, rather warm. Letters from Ben & Gertrude. Make a custard pie for dinner. Baked bluefish, fried pike, greens, etc.  Alvin & family go to the Cottage. Ruth & Grace go out for a … Continue reading

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July 5, 1929

Fri., 5   Hot in the sun in the afternoon. Morning devotions. Ruth & Gertrude go to Burlington. Stay all day. Pick, look over & wash a pan of currants. Get some dandelion greens. Strawberry shortcake for dinner. Wilma takes me … Continue reading

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May 29, 1929

Wed., 29  Morning devotions. Another hot day. Look over greens which I dig “myself”!  In the midst Hattie & Ashton come. Dumas working this afternoon.  After supper, Hattie & Ashton drive down street. I wait a little then go off … Continue reading

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May 8, 1929

Wed., 8  Morning devotions while I eat my breakfast. Pick up the work but work slowly. Look over & clean dandelions for dinner. Bull-pouts & one of the La Bombard squash pies, which we consider good. Letter from Marjorie Seldon. … Continue reading

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November 6, 1926

Sat., 6  Raw, cold wind. Cook beans & brown bread for dinner, which is a luxury with us. Jacob works for Grace & trims the grapevines. Make no desert for tomorrow & Henrietta says she will bring something. Letter from … Continue reading

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July 6, 1926

Tues., 6  Dumas washes. Go out into the orchard & pick berries for an hour. Barrows does the handmowing in the home lot. Hattie & Ashton come to dinner on their way back to Saratoga. I have a heart attack … Continue reading

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July 5, 1926

Mon., 5  A lovely day. Jacob cleans the hen house & works in the cellar. Grace makes a cake & some sandwiches. We have kale for greens, which is fine. Mrs. Staunton, Woodman & two little daughters take Grace to … Continue reading

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