Diary Entry for 1/1/1981

Still very cold. Glenda gave me iron shot. Took down Christmas decorations. U.S. Population is 226,504,825 from Census. Minimum wage goes to $3.35 today. It was $3.15

Diary Entry for 1/4/1981

-40° to -50° today. Below that is some places. We didn’t go to church. No church at Evans Mills. Called Kessel and Grace. Called Gladys. Vern and June called. They have been sick with flu. B-12 shot.

Diary Entry for 1/5/1981

Merrill cleaned pipes. No school because of cold in several schools. Washed clothes. Jim called. Chair saw won’t start. Glenda gave me iron shot.