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Eleven oclock by the new time.
Ben and family went to Robert Hubbards to day. Fannie went home.
I staid home by my self to day.
All at home and a bed now. I went to Marvins a few minutes this evening. They were not at home.
A good day. Ben plowed up the potatoes and Josie picked them up. Ben sowed turnip seed to day. Paul tied some primings. Josie got most of the dinner. I churned went after some tomatoes. After dinner I put up three cans and killed two chickens and cut the cucumbers and put them in brine.
Oh this awful time when will it be any better no one knows.
10 30 oclock
Josie come home to get dinner. She fried chicken and baked cocoanut pies. A bout twelve Gordon and Alma and Ola and Frances Bennett come for dinner. After dinner Bruce Reynolds and his mother come a few minutes. I was glad to see them all. Ben sowed wheat most of the day. This evening Nat Wooding phoned for Ben to come to Reynolds mail box and help him work on his car. Ben went. They could not fix it. They brought it here. Sidney Reynolds come after Nat and carried him home.
Paul finished sowing wheat. Mollie gave me a nice box of candy a birth day present. Marvin Smith paid our taxes this evening. Paul and Ben has bin at the barn to night hangin and putting tobacco in the pit.
A beautiful day.
Ben & Jim and Owen burned a plant bed & sowed it. Ben & Owen hauled some stalks and cut them for feed. Josie and I ironed and got dinner this evening. I went to Marvins a few minutes. Mr Mayhew is here tonight. They are playing cards.
I got a letter from Thelma Brumfield this evening. She seems to be getting on well.
Josie come home this evening. Mrs. Hubbard died yesterday. Lucius Gravely commenced to teach school at Renan this morning. Henry Brumfield went to school. Edna & Franklin and I staid here all day. Gladis Brumfield come with Henry home.
9 30 oclock
Well I am a sleep. Well qu [sic]
Josie made Ben two shirts today. I caned some beets. The first that I ever caned. I choped a little in the garden & replanted some cucumber hills. Put up some onions. We are getting plenty vegatables now.
Carrie & the children come a while this evening.
Fred Stone brought Bessie home. I paid him a dollar for it.
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.
Josie and I washed then got dinner. I churned. Josie sowed some. This evening I went to Marvins. Carrie had washed. Paul is very much complaining. Hope he will get well soon. I went to the plant bed and cut salit for dinner tomorrows dinner.
A cloudy day no rain until night. Ben & Jim hauled old rails fa - [?hove?] wood. Josie and I washed then got dinner & churned Josie sewed some this evening. I went to [?marvins?] Carrie had washed. Paul is very much complaining hope he will get well Soon I went to the plant bed and cut salit for dinner. Tomorrows dinner
Jack Harvey come a few minutes this morning.
A beautiful day. The boys replanted tobacco and sowed peas. Lizzie got dinner. She had potatoes and peas for dinner. Alma sowed some. I mended two shirts for the boys. I cut some clover for Lizzies cows. I had rather do something like that than set all the time.
Alma had a note from John this morning. He will not be at home Sunday.
Oh how bad I want to know a bout them at home. Want to see them all at home and of the rest of them.
A good day. Cloudy this morning but no rain. Ben & Henry helped Marvin cut tobacco. Jim fired his all day and part of tonight. Josie gathered two baskets of tomatoes this morning and Jim brought them to the house. I helped peel them. Josie put up 24 quarts.
I went to Marvins this evening. Norman Booker sowed him a turnip patch in the garden this evening. I cant get use to the idie that Booker is going to come there. I most shurely hate to think that Marvin & Carrie is going to leave.
A good day. Had a little rain a bout day this morning. Need more bad. Ben sowed some rye this morning. Jim shelled some corn this morning. Ben went to the mill this evening. Carried corn & rye & wheat. I went with him on the waggon. I fished while they ground the grain. I caught several fish. I intend to fry them in the morning.
A good day. We had a good shower last night and every one is so glad.
Jim went to the mill this morning. Had his wheat cleaned and some corn ground. He sowing some turnips and worked on the trees triming them up. Ben worked at Eanes's. I will be glad when he gets done there. Ben & Jim has gone to Marvins to tie tobacco tonight. Josie ironed all the morning. I got dinner.
A good day. Ben went to Eanes's to finish the job of tining his house. Come home at twelve. Jim plowed all the morning. This evening they cut a log to carry to the saw mill. To night Mr Fretwell is here to spend the night. Josie sowed some. She has bin complaining of the tooth ache some today. The children went to school to day. I went to Marvins a little while.
Carrie was very much complaining.
This written Thursday morning at five oclock.
Josie ironed this morning. We straitened up in the lock room this evening. Isla Blair come this evening and staid a little while. She wanted a breast pump for Nettie Hendries. I went home with Isla. I was glad to see them all.
A good day. Jim put up the potatoes sweet and irish. Ben sowed wheat tonight. They have gone to Gretna for grass seed. Carrie has a girl born this morning at two oclock. Denia come over here this morning a while.
I got up the pea nuts this evening.
Jim and Ben cut a log to take to the saw mill in the morning. They went to Kate Harveys this evening and sowed some wheat for her. Josie ironed most all day. We went to Marvins this evening. Mrs Hutcherson and Mollie Reynols come while we were there. The children went to school to day.
A good day. Somewhat cloudy but no rain. Ben went to Gretna to help Marvin finish sowing wheat. They got done and he got home a bout dark. Jim stripped tobacco. They are at the barn now tying tobacco.
I went to Ren Worshams. Isla & Cordie was there. I enjoyed my visit very much. Ren come to the house. He was very friendly. They Ren & and Ethel are well fixed for a liveing and have a nice family of children. I hope for them to do well.
I walked to Rens. Am afraid I wont be able to do that long.
A Beautiful day. We got up at three oclock and got breakfast for Ben. He started for Gretna Marvin went two. They got there OK but the tobacco solde for so near nothing they loaded it on and brought it home.
Jim stripped on his all day. Josie got dinner. I sewed on my quilt in the morning in the evening I went to George Bliars. They were stripping tobacco at Blairs. Ren & Ethel Worsham and Cordie Blair was gone to LynchBurg. Josie and the little children went to see Carrie a while.
Ben never got home until after nine oclock tonight.
Cloudy most of the day and some rain. Very warm for Nov. Ben & Jim worked on tobacco some and sowed some wood. Josie got dinner. I have sewed on my quilt the most of the day. Finished tonight. I am glad it is finished. I have bin at home all day. I wanted to go to the river so bad this evening but no one would take me from here and I did not ask any one to take me. I work like a slave and then Ben dont take me any wher when he can reasonably get out of it.