Diary Entry for 9/2/1986

Jim’s 43rd birthday. Sent him card, letter, and $5.00. Lots of kids around. Last day before school starts. Merrill mowed lawns. I washed clothes.

Diary Entry for 9/3/1986

School starts. Lots of kids from this street got on bus. Clinic: Merrill 142/70 and 15 blood count. Mine was 158/84, blood count 11 and sugar 95. Merrill got hair cut. Talked with Aunt Maude.

Diary Entry for 9/5/1986

I started collecting for Leukemia fund. Went to Vivian’s and Barbs. School kids here selling candy bars. Merrill helped at church for funeral in PM.