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A beautiful day.
Ben and Marvin finished shuckin and cribbing corn this evenin. Ben went to Jim Powers to try to sell Frank Mays horse. Mays shucked corn in his place. Ben brough Josie and the baby home from Mrs Carrs. I heard that Ethel Worsham has a girl born this morning.
I went to Carries a while this evenin.
Edna went to Carries.
A good day. We want rain badly.
Lizzie and Gordon Bennett come this evening. We all went up to see Carrie a while. Mr and Mrs Padget and Ethel Worsham and Isla Blair was at Carries. Ben went to Odie Kellies after the tobacco planter. He carried all the children with him.
A good day.
Mr Turner staid here last night. I like what I know of him fine. Paul Bennett went to Whittles today. Henry Blair carried Mr Turner to Long Island this morning. Ben and family and I went to George Blairs this evening. They had a lot of company. Earnest and Lottie was there. Lizzie and Earl and Lonnie Bennett come while I was there. Denia was sick. Ethel and Wren and family was there. To night Ben has a head ache. Hope he will be better by morning.
Henry brought me home. I hope I am thankful for all the kindness that is shown me.
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A good day Ben & Owen hauled some stalks for the cows. Josie staid at home all day. I went with Marvin & Carie to Ren Worshams We had a very pleasant day Ethel had a good dinner and I certainly did enjoy it I am glad that Ren has a nice good house.
Hugh Brumfield come a while this evening. Got as many cherries as he could eat.
A good day. The men folks worked on their tobacco all day.
Wren Worsham carried me & Henry and Isla Blair to Worshams pond to fish. I caught 4 small carp. I was glad to get them. We got back as far as George Blairs before it rained. George Jr brought us home. I am glad that they are so good to me. I eat dinner with Wren & Isla at a good spring on the hill.
I went to see my brother Letcher. He is sick. They think he is a little better now. I do hope that he may get well soon. Ellen had a good dinner. I am sorry for her. She is so young to have the care of the house. Ren Worsham carried me. I thank him for that.
A good day. Very warm for the time of year.
We agreed to take a negro girl to help us. She came this morning to see us.
I don't think that Henry can go to sleep tonight for wanting to know what Santy will bring.
Well I may never see another Xmas. We have bin well all the year. Have not missed a night waiting on account of sickness.
A good day. Ben and Jim stripped tobacco all day. Some of the neighbors worked the road. Josie went to George Blairs. Denia was gone to see Mrs Anderson. Josie said they was just as nice to her as could be. Ethel sent me a nice cup & sauser for a xmas gift.
We started a box to Effie Brumfield today. I hope she may get it ok.
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.
Rain this morning and this evening. Henry went to school. Marvin carried his children & Henry. Ben worked on Marvins car the most of the day. Jim come home to night. Ben met him and brought him home. Josie made me three aprons and got dinner. This evening she ironed some collars and six nice shirts. I ironed all the washing excep the shirts and collars. I went to Marvins. Carrie was makeing Hazel a dress. Henry brought us a pound of butter from Otho Blairs to day. Mabel is not well tonight. I hope she may be well soon. Carrie talked with Ethel this evening.
A beautiful day. Ben & Jim & Henry sawed wood all day and did not get done. Jim went to Hutchersons and got oil and Ben went to Renan and got oil. Josie has had a time with Mabel. She has bin sick all day. I got dinner. This evening I went to Marvins a whil. Marvin went to Strait Stone to preaching. Brought me two books that I borrowed from Ethel Worsham. I have bin reading tonight. There is a show at Renan to night. None of my folks did not go to see it. Ben and Henry went hunting tonight. Did not catch any thing. Professor Gambol passed here this evening on his way to Mr Edmons. Guess he will spend the night there.
A good day. Ben & family staid at home the most of the day. Miss Willie Wooding & Virginia Wooding come a while this morning. I did not see them. I would of liked to of bin at home. I went to George Blairs this morning. Mr Norman Booker carried me a part of the way. Georges folks had company. Mr & Mrs Anderson was there. Ren Worsham & family, Ernest Craddock and family, Nettie Hendricks and baby, Otho & Sallie. They had very good dinner. Plenty of everything that they needed. I think all enjoyed them selves. George Jr[?] brought me home. I was glad. I did so much want to see some of Marvins folks today. Ethel Worsham gave me a pair of gloves for a Xmas gift.
A very good day. Ben plowed all day. Jim cleaned up the land for Ben to plow. Henry plowed a little after he come from school. Josie ironed this morning. I churned and got dinner this evening. I went to George Blairs. Denia was not at home she had gone to Rey Worshams. Ethel has a new boy. I hope that Ethel & baby may get on well.
Henry Blair was at home. He brought me home on his new car. I was glad. I cant walk much now like I once could. I am glad of any kindness that is given to me.
A good day. The men worked in the Tobacco [?] eat Dinner I lieked. Some Dew Berries and made a pie. Lee Brumfied come today. They did somework on the Hogs he brought me a mess of peas. Dania [?] Ethel come and brought the little baby. I had not seen him before. Hattie washed up [?] floor. Today [?] Thomson come to see Josie a little while. This evening I did not see her. I was [m?] when she come. Nelhie picked Two gallons of Dew Berries. This evening I put [?] some little chickens to day.
A cloudy day. Very colde tonight. We was all at home at dinner. Henry went to Sunday School. This evening I went to Reynols. I started walking. Jo Edmons overtook me at the bridge and ask me to ride. He carried me to the sand clay road. I walked the rest of the way. Johnson brought me home. I had a good visit. Posie & Kate was there. Nellie & I got dinner. I cooked a chicken. Nellie baked a cake. It was fine. [Ren?] & Ethel Worsham come to see us. I am sorrie not to have seen them. Hope they will come a gain soon. Good night.
A beautiful day. We were all at home for dinner. Jim & Ben helped dig Mrs Hutchersons grave. Marvin & Carrie & all the children come a little while today. Marvin & Carrie and Reese went to the burial. I did see a lot of people that I knew. I was glad to seem all. Would like to go to Johnsons while the children are at home but guess I cant go. Mrs Car got a nice box from Fletcher. Ethel [W...?] gave me a nice box this evening. Wish I could see all of my folks this Xmas. Guess I cant see many of them.
A rainy bad day most of the day. The wind is blowing tonight. Were all at home at dinner except Jim. I got dinner & churned. Milked morning and evening. Henry went to Mount Amy this morning. Mrs. Booker and Ethel Wooding and Elsie East come to see Josie a few minutes today. Josie has bin feeling bad today. I have seen people moveing today. They had six one horse wagons. The most I had seen in a long time. Dont know who they were that was moveing. They had a bad time for it.
A good day. We all staid at home until after twelve. Then Ben carried the children to Mr. Jim Powers. I went with them as far Earnest Craddocks. I am so glad that I went. Irvin Craddock and family was there when I got there. Then Ken and Ethel three children and Len Motley and wife and Claud [Deboe?] and wife and Ruth Motley and Elley Craddock and Isla and Cordie Blair and Mr. Taz Anderson. I was glad to see all of them.
A good day. The men moved some tobacco and stripped some and loaded the waggon. Ben and Henry has started to Gretna tonight at nine oclock. I wish them good luck. Nellie did not hear from Evylin today. I went to Ren Worsham this evening. I walked to the gray soil road. Willie Hutcherson let me ride to the road that leads in to Ren's house. Then I walked to the house. I has a pleasant evening. Ren brought me home. Ethel and the baby come with us. Ren come by Renan. I got a [bucket?] of coffee.