Diary Entry for 1/1/1979

We took down tree and decorations. Raining and warm, 50°. We went down to Pat and Lorraine’s in PM to a neighborhood party. Lynn Hall’s and their family, Jane and girls, Ponzi family there. Nice time. Put meat in house freezer as garage freezer is not...

Diary Entry for 1/2/1979

Merrill got Boots dog license at Philadelphia. We have water in cellar drain plugged in pasture. Merrill and Roy P took down Nativity at church. My arms have ached bad all day. Used my new heating pad from Vern’s.

Diary Entry for 1/3/1979

Sunny here in morning but very stormy in other places. Schools closed. Not here. Storm in evening. Vote on school bussing passed by 15 votes. 79 kids more will be bussed. Howard and Evelyn called in evening. Debby and Rich drove home for Christmas. Hal is with Terry...

Diary Entry for 1/4/1979

UMW at Mrs. Cameron’s. Postponed until next Tuesday. Ernie Buker, 62, died this morning. Very stormy most of day. Cleaned here in PM. Sent Ken card and letter.

Diary Entry for 1/5/1979

Still stormy, Sandy Creek Adams, and Oswego way. Beautiful here but cold. Snowed in morning. Ernie’s funeral is Sunday. Remains at home. Marg went back into hospital.