Several years ago my mother, an artist and creative soul by nature, passed on to me a collection of diaries and journals she had acquired over the years. She knew I had a keen interest in written word, especially when it is of a personal nature. The history buff, genealogy fan, and aspiring writer in me reveled at seeing pages of handwritten stories from strangers who lived years before I ever made my earthly appearance. It was an opportunity to have an immersive glimpse into the life of someone else. …
October 1- Sunday. Nice day. Had 102 in S.S. Fellowship dinner after church. Rev. and Mrs. Clarence Bowman from Bible College had the service today. In evening after church we went over to Palmers and had cake and cocoa.
October 2- Monday. Nice. Did a lot of ironing. Mrs. Cornella came and got her clothes that I had ready. Betty D. came over and bought some “junk” from us. $30 worth.
October 3- Tuesday. Nice day. Finished up ironing. Edna P. came up in P.M. and fixed my hair. Devere was here a few minutes.
October 4- Wednesday. Cloudy and…
September 1- Friday. Cloudy and cold. Rained a shower in evening. In bed most of the day. Sure haven’t felt very good. Got a nice letter from Mae.
September 2- Saturday. Cloudy and chilly. Felt better so got up and dressed. Worked on books in A.m. Cleaned up the house in P.M. Watched T.V. a lot. Oscar took sick in eve with flu.
September 3- Sunday. Nice. Rested and watched T.V. Still fluing.
September 4- Monday. Lovely day. We felt better today. I did the washing-was all I wanted to do. Oscar still had some temp this eve for awhile.
August 1- Tuesday. Pretty warm. Did an ironing. Went up to Mrs. Hills a little bit in A.M. Went over to Palmers in eve to a picnic supper. Had a lot of fun.
August 2- Wednesday. Warm again. Wind in P.M. Picked the beans and canned 10 qts. Went to Church in evening. Missionary Meeting.
August 3- Thursday. Pretty nice. Tried to shower in P.M. Irrigated. Went to town in P.M. Got a B12 shot from Tiny Str. Went to church board meeting in eve.
August 4- Friday. Went to the Springs. Took a gift for Donna’s baby and took…
July 1- Saturday. Nice, tried to rain but only got a few sprinkles. Washed clothes and ironed. Also cleaned the rug. Oscar helped do that. Art Smith and wife were here in P.M. Then we went grocery shopping and got milk. In eve went over and visited Everett and Rose Wilson.
July 2- Sunday. Nice day. Shower in eve. Had 107 in S.S. Visited Mrs. Hill and Glover in P.M. Church at night. Pastor talked about the General Assembly.
July 3- Monday. Rained al day (off and on.) Worked some on book and painted on pillow cases. Went to town…
June 1- Thursday. Nice-got pretty warm. We worked outside a lot irrigating and getting ready to plant more garden. Mae and two of her friends came for a little while in P.M. My cold makes me feel miserable.
June 2- Friday. Nice and warm. Finished up an ironing. Worked outside this eve. Set out some tomato plants. Mr. McCaleb was here in P.M.
June 3- Saturday. Nice. Got up early and set out tomato plants and mulched the potatoes. In P.M. rested then cleaned up the house a little and went to store.
June 4- Sunday. Nice. Had 112 in…
May 1- Monday. Nice but chilly wind. Irrigated. Oscar had another appointment with the dentist. Orville P. was here in P.M. Clarence left for home after 3.
May 2- Tuesday. Chilly. Ironed some. Went with Oscar to Doctor in A.M. Oscar went with Earl and got some pipe in P.M. In eve went to church board meeting.
May 3- Wednesday. Lovely day. Fixed 7 pts of asparagus for the freezer and painted 2 front windows in A.M. Reset tomato plants in P.M. and took a nap. Went to Missionary Meeting in eve. Came home and finished up an ironing. …
April 1- Saturday. Nice. Washed clothes in A.M. Didn’t get much done as had a window salesman. Ordered storm windows. In P.M. Oscar went down to the church for awhile. We went to the Canon Baptist Church in eve-Real good service. I went up to Dakans and invited them to Church.
April 2- Sunday. Cloudy and chilly. Easter Sunday. Had 232 in service in A.M. In P.M. we rested then walked up to see the new house west of us. Church at night. Rev. Crosley sick so Herb Shattuck preached. Good service.
April 3- Monday. Cloudy and cold. Oscar sick…
February 1- Tuesday. Nice till eve it turned cold. Edna came up in P.M. and fixed my hair. I went up to Mrs. Hills in A.M. for a few minutes.
February 2- Wednesday. Cold. Went with Oscar to Dentist. He had 3 teeth pulled. In P.M. went over to Woods and fixed her hair. In eve we went to Church. Saw the film “Thru gates of Splendor.” It was good.
February 3- Thursday. Nice. Went to work day at fellowship hall. Then we shopped for groceries. Went to bank. Went on bus to Pueblo this eve to Furrs Cafeteria for…