Diary Entry for 11/1/1969

Warmer. Merrill worked on Aunt Maude’s barn. Getting ready to cut door. I cooked 8 pounds of cranberries. Broke up bread for dressing in evening. Cleaned house.

Diary Entry for 11/2/1969

Raining. I went to church and then to Aunt Maude’s. Merrill worked on barn. Girls helped. Dorr’s there in PM also. We ate lunch with Aunt Maude.

Diary Entry for 11/3/1969

Edna C called to say she couldn’t do her turkey. I cooked onions, and celery. Broke up more bread. Merrill worked at Aunt Maude’s. Rained about all day. Supper Ad was in tonight’s paper. Donna and I went to 4-H sewing lesson at city.

Diary Entry for 11/4/1969

Alger Shippee’s birthday. Election Day supper. I’m chairman of kitchen for 8th time. Seven in a row. Pretty good crowd. Cleared $172. Got home at 8 PM. Jim, Pat, Gary, Joanne came for supper. Came down here afterwards. We voted in AM. Called Vern’s.

Diary Entry for 11/5/1969

Agway dinner 7 PM at school. We went to auction at Allendale. I went up to Mom’s. Have had headache all day. Raining in evening. Ken and Eleanor was at auction. Also Oren B, Juanita is pregnant. Brenda has been to the doctor for arthritis.