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A cloudy day. Ben harrowed all the morning. This evening he went to Rob Hubbards for Josie & the baby. Franklin went with him. They got home a bout night. Jim cut on the ditch ba[?] getting wood for winter.
I went to Carries a few minutes.
Henry has my paper.
A good day. Jim plowed in the new ground. Mr Owen plowed with two horses. Josie got dinner. I got breakfast & milked and churned. I made two pots of soup. I cut some salit for tomorrow. Carie come & cut some for her self. I cut Kate a mess & Reese carried it to her. Henry & Edna went to school. Ben borrowed John Hutchersons boots & ditched some this evening. Tonight Ben & Jim & Marvin has all gone to Strait Stone.
A good day. Jim & Owen plowed this evening. Owen went to the mill this morning. Ben ditched some today. Josie has had the tooth ache all day. Carrie & the children come a little while this evening. All they talk is good roads. Denia sent me some seed beans. Cordie sent me some gourd seed. The children went to school. I sowed some on a quilt.
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A good day. Cloudy this evening. Ben & Jim finished cleaning up the logs that come out of the olde house. Jim made a cage for chickens. Ben ditched. Irvin Harvey brought his calf here to pasture. Kate come a few minutes. Carrie come with her. We all went to the turnip patch. Josie carried little Mabel. The other children went to Marvins. My clock has stoped running.
A clear colde day. Ben & Jim & Owen worked on a ditch this morning. Ben went to Strait Stone this evening. The surveyor was at Thomsons. Johnson Reynolds & Marvin Smith went with Ben. Josie ironed. I went to Marvins this evening. Henry & Edna went to school. Lee Brumfield passed here to day. Stoped a few minutes. Marvin is here to night. They are all at the dining room. Josie is at work on Mabels flannel
A good day. Ben plowed this morning. Jim plowed this evening and Ben ditched the spring branch. Henry & Edna went to school. Franklin has bin sick all day his birth day. He is six years olde today. Josie ironed all the morning. I got dinner. Josie sewed some this evening. I sewed on my quilt. Will be glad when I get it done.
Josie and I milked morning and night.
A good day. Jim plowed and Ben ditched on the Spring Branch. The school children come home at twelve oclock. Josie got dinner. I sewed on my quilt. I finished it. This evening Josie and Ben went to [Mount Airy] this evening. I washed up the dinner dishes while they were gone. Franklin is sick yet. Henry has gone to George Blains to go gigin. This is first trip of that sort. I hope that nothing wont happen to him. I am worried about things in spite of knowing I should be thankful that things is no worse.
A good day. Ben and [sic] ditched on the branch. Jim cut some briers. Nel got dinner. I cut some salit for dinner. I churned twice today. I worked on my quilt a while. Then went to Johnsons to see Mildred. She is very sick. I am uneasy a bout her but hope she may get well for Julia's sake. Nannie [Fale?] is staying there this week. Johnson brought me home. Hattie washed here today. They yoked my calf today. I hope she may stay in the pasture. The paper come today.
A good day. Ben worked on his ditch and Jim cleaned up [land?]. This evening they went to Mays to a cutting match. Nellie got dinner. This evening she went to see Mildred and staid all night. Mildred is no better and I am afraid she never will be. I sewed on my quilt. Mabel has bin very good all day. The children went to school. I gave John Ward my nice rooster. The young one had whipped him and would of killed him but I put him up.
A good day a while. Then it rained. The men suckered tobacco a little while this morning. Then they quit work. Ben carried me and the children to White Falls. I caught several fish. Then we eat dinner. By that time it was a bout ready to rain. We started home and got as far as Jim Thomsons. Ben got in a ditch and could not get out with out help. Johnson Reynolds was in the mud two after the rain. Some men come and got them out. The children and I went to Thomson's house. Mrs. Thomson was as nice as could be. I wore one of Mrs Thomson's dresses home. I hope I did not soil it. She was so kind. Nellie got dinner.