Diary Entry for 9/1/1968

New WSCS year begins. Beautiful day. We went to Bill and Vi’s trailer at Jaques Carter State Park for picnic dinner. Lovely there. John, Martha, and Jeff there also. Martha and two girls came in PM to Vi’s. Jim here in PM while we were gone.

Diary Entry for 9/2/1968

Jim’s 25th birthday. Larry Hutchinson’s birthday also. Labor day also. Lazy day. I dyed our bedspread and rugs blue. Rained about 3 PM. Jim was here for supper. Gave him birthday gift of robe and pj’s. Cleaned. Jim’s roommates moved today.

Diary Entry for 9/3/1968

Cactus blossomed in evening. WSCS here. 29 present. Larry H showed slides of Viet Nam. Merrill and I went to Syracuse for machine parts. Got chain for Merrill’s spreader. Jean and Gary Pastor here in evening on cycles. Rained in AM. Marge Shepherd called to say Gladys...

Diary Entry for 9/4/1968

School starts. Merrill finished Howard’s oats. Merrill put machinery away. Beautiful day, 75°. Jim here in PM to get my vacuum cleaner. Aunt Maude and Helen Keichels called. Sent for radio to Spiegel.

Diary Entry for 9/5/1968

Allan Lanto [?] 40, was killed in accident at Massena milk plant. Merrill built fence back on meadow. Helen Keichel and I went to 4-H meeting at city on records. Leaders to see to them now. Got card from kids from Canada. They spent the weekend at Thurstonia...