Diary Entry for 1/1/1971

Brenda and Bill Draper engaged. 4° below zero when we got home from Bill and Vi’s at 1:30 AM. We went out to Mom’s. First since Nov. 8th. Ate at diner with her. She gave me $5 for my birthday. I took her plum pudding June made her. I made hard sauce for...

Diary Entry for 1/2/1971

Mrs. Hagan’s 87th birthday. They had card shower for her. Sent her card. Also Elsie B and Hattie McKeever. Took down tree and decorations. Marie and Vickie here to sew. Vicky finished apron. Got tax notice. $160.68. Much warmer in evening.

Diary Entry for 1/3/1971

30° in morning. We went to church. Gave Vi check $10 for Reconciliation Fund for 1970. BCI Investigator Frank Feigel, 41, killed in plane crash at Longways Diner. Sheri Feigel’s father. She went to State Fair with us.

Diary Entry for 1/4/1971

Raining. Started skirt and slacks for Pat. Aunt Maude called. Washed my hair in evening. Wrote Dot Medina and Ken’s. Sent Carrie T card. She broke her wrist.

Diary Entry for 1/5/1971

WSCS at Vi’s. Week of Prayer and Self Denial program. I didn’t go to WSCS. Very icy and stormy all day. Cleared some in evening but windy and icy. Sent cards and letters.