Diary Entry for 1/1/1985

Sleeting in morning. Slippery. Warmer in PM. Marty was over. Brought suet for birds. Watched parades. I have blood in my urine this morning again. I wasn’t dressed all day. Flooding real bad. Roads closed.

Diary Entry for 1/2/1985

Colder today, 20° in AM. I feel better today. Lazy day. Things getting back to normal after flooding. Much damage done. Many bridges damaged.

Diary Entry for 1/3/1985

Social Security goes up 3.5%. Medicare is $15.50. Cold but nice day. We went for groceries in PM. UMW at parsonage, but I didn’t feel up to going, 9 out.

Diary Entry for 1/4/1985

I have a back ache. We cleaned stove. Rev. Salisbury here in evening with copy of her report to conference. Excellent report. Vi and Aunt Maude called. Also, Helen Dimon. Sent Ken card and letter.

Diary Entry for 1/5/1985

Cold and snowy. Waxed counter tops in kitchen. I felt terrible in evening. Kidneys stopped working. Finally got them working by using bed pan in bed.