Diary Entry for 2/1/1996

Cold -20° in places over night. Cold but sunny all day. We went for groceries in AM. It is the first I’ve been grocery shopping since before my hip operation last June. Knee not too sore.

Diary Entry for 2/2/1996

Church roast beef supper. Merrill went for takeouts. Ground Hog Day. Sun out so 6 more weeks of winter. Snowy in morning. Very windy all day. Cold. Sunny most of day.

Diary Entry for 2/3/1996

Sunny and cold. Merrill took 3 weeks garbage. I washed clothes. I called Beulah in evening. She has had CAT scan. She has a sore spot in her side, ribs. Got new church newsletter. Very nice.

Diary Entry for 2/4/1996

Cold. Minus -10° in morning. Sunny. Only up to 0° all day. We went to church. Communion. 52 out. Courtney Brook Shorkey (Joel) 7 months baptized.

Diary Entry for 2/5/1996

Warmer. Just 0° in morning. Got up to 12°. Started snowing about 11 AM. Sunny all AM. Syracuse schools closed because of snow. Only a few flurries here in PM. Jolie called.