Diary Entry for 9/1/1970

WSCS at Esther’s. Mrs. Blankenship attended for first time. I went to Ruth’s to study club. Mrs. B gave wonderful testimonial. We finished baling straw. Gave some to Jim Schell’s as barn was full. I called Ken’s in evening.

Diary Entry for 9/2/1970

Jim’s 27th birthday. Robin and Tammy Hall’s birthdays also. Washed clothes. Merrill stored combine. Merrill got milk machine pail from Howard to try. We went to Philadelphia in evening for groceries for tomorrow. I’m not too peppy today. Pain in head, left...

Diary Entry for 9/3/1970

We went to State Fair with Ken’s. Percy Pratt milked for us. Rained off and on but wasn’t too bad at all. Saw Lawrence and Lyle’s at Fair. Also, Buster and Marie. We got home at 1:15 AM. Bought a wig at fair. $19.

Diary Entry for 9/4/1970

Rained all day. Merrill stored machinery. I wore my wig all day. Merrill hasn’t noticed. Got letter from June and Vern yesterday but didn’t get our mail until morning. Mr. Durant Mussena [?] here about FN. Tired all day. Merrill slept in PM. Marsha Lapine, 52 died...

Diary Entry for 9/5/1970

Bob Miller, 60 died during night, heart. Merrill mowed all 3 lawns. Looks so nice. We went to city for groceries Cloudy day. Charlotte Hale brought my