Diary Entry for 4/1/1974

Vern leaves Syracuse at 7:25 for Korea. Wrote June and boys. Sent Dave card. We went to Talcott Falls for milking machine parts. Went to Blue Cross office and Production and Credit. Owe $2298 there.

Diary Entry for 4/2/1974

UMW at CEC, 12 out. A nice meeting. Margaret M and I on refreshments. Cloudy, rainy with a spot of sunshine. Dave’s 20th birthday. Milk inspector here. Sent ad to Times to sell 8 heifers.

Diary Entry for 4/3/1974

Saw two robins for first this year. Thunder and lightening during night. A beautiful day. Very warm. Lots of water from melting snow. We went over to Bill and Brenda’s. Merrill helped Bill finish barn roof. Brenda, Mark and I went to Aunt Keitha’s. Also went to Dr....

Diary Entry for 4/4/1974

Borden’s picked up milk for the first time. State Inspector here. Had 5 days milk. Wrote June and boys. Got letter from her. Vern got off Ok to Korea. A great day, 79°. Windy. Merrill took off storm doors on porch. Thunder storm in night Washed. Had porch open...

Diary Entry for 4/5/1974

Merrill’s appointment with Dr. Hewitt, 1:30. Had first fitting. We went to Jim’s but they were uptown. Mr. P and Jolie there. 4-H here. Only 6 came. Brenda, Bill and Mark here in evening. Sold 8 heifers for $2880 to R. Sawyer.