Diary Entry for 9/1/1977

Went to hospital alone. Fed Mom her lunch. She is very quiet. Dilly and Rev. Stewart there. Very hot and muggy. Rain and storms in late evening. Merrill finished lawns. Cut up wood.

Diary Entry for 9/2/1977

Jim’s 34th birthday. He was in a police chase in early morning. Wrecked police car. We went to hospital. Don’s there. They are putting mom on extended care. We went to Jim’s for supper. He is sick with bug that Jill and Patty had.

Diary Entry for 9/3/1977

Got school tax yesterday, $490.58 up $16.20. I went to hospital alone. Fed Mom her supper. She ate better. Merrill cut wood. I canned 7 quarts tomatoes in AM.

Diary Entry for 9/4/1977

We went to church, only 39 there as some thought it started at 11:15. Not until after Labor Day. Gladys and Ted here in PM. We didn’t go to hospital today. First day we haven’t. Vern and June called in evening.