Diary Entry for 12/1/1970

WSCS Christmas meeting at Esther’s. Covered dish supper at 6:30. Exchange gift. Election of officers. Esther new Pres. Minnie V Pres. Leah, Treas., I’m Secretary. Elmer Gleason’s barn burned about 6 PM. 17 cows burned. Bob F got lost in woods. They found him at 2:30...

Diary Entry for 12/2/1970

I taught Bible School class for Esther. We went out to see Jim. He is coming good. Pat was there. She put dent in fender on Chevrolet. A beautiful day. Like summer, but rather windy. Called Mom. Also Aunt Maude in evening. Her cold is better.

Diary Entry for 12/4/1970

I went to city Christmas shopping all day. Saw Jim at the hospital. He may go home tomorrow. The weather is like summer. Merrill finished plowing. Got first Christmas card from Freddie, Mary, and Joanne Tryon.

Diary Entry for 12/5/1970

Rained in evening. Froze in morning so everything covered with sheet of ice. Marilyn’s baby shower. I didn’t go. A big limb broke off tree by lilac bush. Power company cut it down. The two guys came in for coffee. Very cold, windy and snowy. I put up some Christmas...