Diary Entry for 1/1/1978

This is my 8th 5-year diary. I started keeping one in January, 1945. Got to bed at 3 AM. A nice party here to see the New Year in. We went to church, communion, Joe Clure and Claire Ponzi there for first. No Sunday School. Called June in PM.

Diary Entry for 1/4/1978

Vern’s Beef. Vern and Dan got here about 9:30. Left at 3. Took about 3 hours to cut and wrap beef. Real nice. Mary helped. Got tax notice, $450.20 up $10.48.

Diary Entry for 1/5/1978

UMW at Leah’s. 14 out. Merrill and I went, Week of Prayer and Self Denial program. Wrote Ken’s, Jim’s and Gehm’s. Sent Readers Digest contest. Lynn cut up our beef. Mary helped. Had freezer full. IOOF Hall at Sackets burned. Is near Jim’s.