Diary Entry for 1/2/1968

20 below zero during night. WSCS at Leah’s. I have program. Charlotte and Ivan Hales baby boy born dead. Cold all day. Merrill went to city for tractor part and groceries. Jim better. He got hair cut. I made bread.

Diary Entry for 1/3/1968

Vi, Lois H and I went to Carthage Lodge. My first January visit. Quite snowy. Merrill and I took out tree and decorations. I made donuts. Got letter from June. Jim went to city. Agway put in feed pipe.

Diary Entry for 1/4/1968

Very stormy all day. School closed early . Jim cleaned his bedroom, rearranged it. I washed clothes. Did some of ironing. Sent Charlotte card and letter. Jim helped Kenny lay linoleum at his apartment in Philadelphia. Washed my hair.

Diary Entry for 1/5/1968

We got letter from Brenda. Clara Zufelt very bad from stroke. Stanley Haggerty was married New Years eve in Las Vegas. Merrill and I went to city for groceries. Wrote Vern’s. Jim got Christmas gift from Linda Bruins from California, Cologne. Aunt Maude called in...