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Ben is feeling some better he was at George Blairs to day said that Denia Blair was cookin a turkey for dinner to morrow. Mr Carr is here yet. Jim Brumfield come to see us this evening. The Walker land was solde today. Josie ironed some today. I washed a little this morning and got dinner. Jim and Mr Carr and Ben and Josie are playing cards to night.
10 30 oclock
A good day. Raining tonight.
All gone to bed but me. I soon will be if nothing happens.
8 40 oclock
Hope they will soon be well.
A cloudy morning and commenced raining a bout 9 in the morning. Ben and Owen had commenced to plow but had quit. Tom Edmons come at twelve for Ben to cut his hair the[n] he helped Ben chink the barn until they got done.
I got dinner.
It is raining now hope it may stop soon. Ben went to Ren Worshams this evening and to Strait Stone this morning. Paul carried his mother to Lee Brumfields this morning. Guess she is at Kate Harveys to night.
9 30 oclock
I am so sorry for Ben tonight. It is raining so hard and he is at the barn.
It is raining to night hope it will quit soon.
8 30 oclock
Josie got dinner. I sewed some, finished two garments. Nearly all has colds. Edna has such a cough that I dont think she will sleep much to night. Jim & Ben and Josie are playing cards to night for pastime. It is raining hard now.
8 30 o clock
I turned up my clock tonight. I dont like that a bit but every one will have to do it.
Josie sowed some this morning. This evening she went to see Mrs. Edmons & Miss Alice Wooding. Did not see Miss Alice as they dont let any one go in to see her. I hope that they both may soon be better.
A rainy morning and it is raining to night. Did not rain all day but the most of it.
Josie got early supper. Jim did not get any dinner today.
I went with Effie Brumfield to White Falls. We had Lees hors & buggy. We caught several fish. We got as far on our way home as Kate Harvey. Effie brought me as far on my way home as the forks of the road at Johnsons barns.
I had thought that I would start to Richmond in the morning but it is raining so that I doubt it now.
It is lightning & thundering.
One of the pigs got hurt some way this evening. I hope it will get well.
Ben milked this morning.
A bad day rained most of the evening and still raining. Jim went to Chatham Marvin carried him. Ben went for [Guave] carried a log to the mill. Henry went with him. John went to see Corrie a  this morning John and henry went to Strail Stone this evening. They went horse back. We had fried chicken for dinner. The first that we had killed this spring. To night is a [??ny] bad time on little chickens hope it will quit raining soon.
Jack Harvey come a few minutes this morning.
A good day. A little rain tonight. It is needed so bad. Jim & Ben & Henry worked on the tobacco most of the day. Ben went to the mill at Cedar Forest. The water was so low that they could no grind. Franklin and I went with him. I fished a fished caught two fish.
No one from here did not go to the show to night. It is raining now.
A good morning. Rain at Gretna but none here to do any good. Josie staid at home and washed and ironed and cooked for her self and the children. Ben & Jim and I went to the meeting of the farmers at the experiment station not far from Chatham. There was a big crowd and lots of something to eat and and speaking. If every one did not get enough to eat it was their no trying to get it.
Met several of my kindsfolks and friends that I once knew. We come to Gretna and staid a lone time. It rained hard. It is raining here now. I hope that it may rain enough to get the land wet.
Nellie went to see Carrie a while this morning. Nellie and Evylin eat dinner and dressed[?] and started home. Marvin carried them to Gretna. Edna and I though that Ben was going to Gretna and that we would go with him. He did not go and we went to George Blairs. We stopped in at Mr Hutchersons a few minutes. Mr Edmons was there. Josie has put up the milk to night.
A good day. It is raining now. That is what we need.
The children went to school today. Josie starched her clothes and ironed some to day. I sewed on my quilt. I went to Marvins late this evening. Carrie was shelling butter beans. I shelled while I staid. Come home and fed the chickens and milked the cows. By the time a done that Josie had supper ready.
Ben & Jim went to Marvins to tie tobacco. I guess they will get wet comeing home.
A rainy day. The land is good and wet the first time in about five months. I hope it will quit raining for this time soon. Jim & Ben stripped tobacco all day. Marvin went to Gretna to meet some one. A Mr Shelton went with him. I know that they had a rough time.
Ben has gone to bed sick. I hope he may be well soon.
A bad day. Hailed a little and snowed some. Tonight it is raining. Jim & Ben got up a plant bed. Ben & Josie went to Renan and bought several things. Josie got dinner. I went to Marvin's a few minutes this evening. Mrs Mayhew is very sick. She gave birth to twins this morning. They are dead. Henry & Edna went to school. Mr. Dick Wooding brought Edna home. 8 30 oclock I am not well tonight.
A rainy morning. We were all so glad. Quit raining and they planted tobacco. Irvin Hardey helped them for plants. I got breakfast & milked and fed the chickens then churned and fixed up the butter. Josie & I got dinner. I cooked some onions. The first we have cooked this year. I drawed plants all the evening. 9 oclock
A good day. Fanny & Effie Power & Brumfield was here to day. Ben carried them to Lee Brumfields this evening. Ben finished cutting oats this morning. This evening he went to Cedar Forest. He carried Josie and all the children and I. I went with them to the creek. While they bathed I fished. Caught 7 fish. We got home on time to do our work. Carrie has bin sick to day. It is raining.
A good morning. Ben & Jim helped thrash wheat at George Blairs today. Ben went for Mrs Car this evening. Josie has bin sick all day. Dr Owen was in to see her this evening. I do hope she may be well soon. I scrubed the things in the cook room this morning. Jim went to Marvins this evening. Was there when it commenced raining. We have had a good rain and it is raining now.
Rain this morning at two oclock and it is raining a gain to night. Good all day. John & Tenie and Chris tenia was here. Ben carried them home. Evylin went with them. They got back here at dark. Jim Thomson & family come to see us this evening. Marvin and family was here this evening. Josie and I got dinner. Johnson & Mollie come this morning. Mollie eat dinner with us. We had two water mellons this morning. Ben bought them. 9:15 oclock