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I washed a little and got dinner.
Willie Mayhew come here to night. Him and Ben went to John Hutchersons to play cards. Snow is still on the ground and it looks to night like it might snow before day. I certainly do hope it wont. We have not got much wood at the wood pile. I cut out an apron to night and then I was too lazy to make it.
9 15 oclock
A clear day.
I sewed some.
Henry is not well tonight.
A clear day and some warmer. Ben has bin in the house all day but is some better off to day. Henry is sick tonight. I got breakfast and dinner. Josie got supper. Would not have got any but Mr Walter Carr come.
Josie ironed some. Josie fed the horses and hogs. I fed the cows. William Gilbert come this morning and split some wood for us. Marvin and John Smith went to Altavista to day. Mollie Reynolds come to Carries today. I got the yarn to knit for Bruce Sheppard sent it to day.
9 30 oclock
Ben has gone to Strait Stone to night.
Henry is well enough that he has gone to bed in my room a gain.
Carrie and Paul, Roy and Hazel was with her. Reese was at school. They intended to make some candy but could not get what they wanted to fix it with and did not make any. Some man come today and got the Wooding cow. Hope he wont be sorry that he got her.
A cloudy day, Some rain. Ben went with Henry to Blairs this morning. Henry went to school. I have lost the smoke house key. Ben brought a key from Blairs but it would not unlock the door. Don't know what we will do about it yet. Ben and Owen went to the mill this evening with corn. Got their meal.
Josie sewed on her quilt. I got a snack for dinner churned and jobed a round most of the day. Ben went with Willie Mayhew to John Hutchersons to night. Josie and the children are all abed and I am going soon.
Miss Willie Wooding come a while this evenin.
Marvin solde his red cow to day. Fifty three years a go to day I was married.
Josie washed this morning and made Edna a dress this evening. To night she is sick. I got dinner. I went to Marvins this evening. All four of the school teachers went to spend the night at Mr Willie Mayhews.
Marvin Smiths plum tree is white with bloom. I am a fraid that the fruit will get killed.
I got dinner and staid with the children.
This evening Josie quilted I went to George Blairs. Denia was at home by her self. Isla and Cordia had gone to Wren Worshams. Nettie was at school. Nettie Blair and Bulah Brumfield and Virginia Harvey all went to Willie Mayhews this evening from school.
A cloudy day.
This is wrote the 26 at eight oclock. I could not find my ink last night.
Some one killed him over near Renan.
A good morning rain this evening.
Some young man helped us with our suitcases I will remember him with pleasure.
I think Richmond a mighty pretty place.
We went in the green house and looked a round. There is lots of pretty plants there.
This is wrote May the 15th in the morning before breakfast.
A good day done nothing all morning
Willie Effie and three children Mollie and I went went to College Hill Park and saw a merry go around and dip to dip. Will and the children rode a round I don't like to look at them. We are all at Willies to night
Went down town early and Mollie bought some things then we started for the boat. Went on street car a mile or so then on the boat. Eat supper and had a berth. We had fish and steak cauiflowers and lettuce salid ice cream and cake and coffee for supper. Was all night and until seven next morning getting to Portsmouth.
This wrote the 17th. I could not find a pen or pencil last night.
We had a pleasant time.
This is wrote Sat morning.
A good day.
9 30 oclock
A good day and very warm. Ben and the children went to Strait Stone to Sunday School. Josie and I staid here and got dinner. Ben brough ice from Mr Thompsons. Josie made cream. Marvin and Carrie and all the children come and brought custard ready for freezin. The[y] made two freezers full. It was all good and we all enjoyed it so much. While we were eating Mr Mayhew and Dews and Owen and Board Dews all come. We had a plenty for them all.
Some of them played croquet.
A good day.
I went to see Bens and Pauls crops this evening. It looks good now. We need rain.
Rain this morning. A good evening.
Josie got dinner. Had butter beans the first from our garden. This evening Dews and Mayhew and Ben and Paul played croquet all the evening. Kate Harvey come a while and Virginia Harvey and Doris Brumfield come by from Strait Stone.
8 30 oclock
A good day. Ben and Owen and Paul pulled leaves to day. Marvin Smith and William Gilbert (col) helped them. Nearly all the children that was big enough handed leaves. This evening Fanny Emerson Josie and I helped some. Josie got dinner. She cooked snaps and beets and butter beans and corn. Mrs Owen sent her the corn.
To night Paul and Fanny has gone to meeting at St. Johns. (ink smear) Well I went to sleep I made my mark.
A good day. Clouds a round this evening but no rain here.
9 30 oclock
A good day. Clouds a bout this evening but no rain here. Paul suckered tobacco all day. Ben suckered four rows this morning and then went to Chatham. I went with him. We staid longer than Ben thought he would have to stay. We eat dinner at Mrs Woodings. She had a good plain dinner.
9 o clock
A good day. There was some frost this morning.
Ben finished firing his tobacco this morning. Ben and family went to Jim Powers to day. I went to George Blairs. They were all gone to Strait Stone to preaching. They had a good dinner and I enjoyed it.