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A good day. Ben & Owen cut half the day in the pines. Ben went this evening to a cutting match at George Blairs. Jim worked on the orchard all day & did not finish it. Josie is feeling some better of her colde. Bettie Rosser washed for Josie to day. She washes fine. Heard to day that Elsie East has a new boy. I hope they get on well.
Jim & Ben has gone to Renan.
Edna & Franklin and I went to Marvins. I cut some salit as I come home. Marvin was plowin; the first time the land has bin dry enough in a long time. Marvin & Carrie went to Strait Stone yesterday. They bought several things. Kate stayed with the little children while they were gone.
A good day. Ben plowed half the day then carried Josie and the baby and I to Strait Stone. They went to Strait Stone and I stoped at the branch and fished while they were gone. I did not catch but one fish. We come home and went to Carries. Murphist Harvey was there at work on their house.
Ben & Jack finished painting the roof of the house.
Josie washed a good washing for her to do.
I am counting on going fishing in the morning.
A little cloudy but no rain to do any good.
Two life insurance agents come here to day.
The men folks has gone a opossome hunting to night.
Jack Harvey went from here tonight.
A cloudy day. Jim worked on the orchard. Ben hewed some logs. Kate Harvey come a little while. Mr Power & Jessie come while we were at dinner. I was glad that they come. Dick Wooding stopped here for Ben to help him a bout his car. Miss Wooding and Miss Moses & Miss Henderson was with him. They come in and staid while they worked on the car. I hope they got it so it will be ok for a while. Their baby is a fine one.
A good day. Jim worked on the orchard. Ben Helped work on the phone line. Henry & Edna went to school. Josie got dinner. Kate Harvey come and eat dinner with us. We was glad to see her. Franklin & Mabel is not well. I would be so glad for them to get well a gain
A good day. Jim went to Chatham to see his folks. Ben trimed on the orchard. Helped Norman Booker cut some logs for sills. Otto Blair and Sollie come to Bookers this evening. Josie went to Normans and staid until bed time. Franklin is sick a gain today. Mabel said a wake until ten oclock tonight. Ben and Josie got home at eleven. I am writing in Bens room tonight. I hope they all may feel better soon.
A cool rainy day. Ben & Jim worked in the orchard pickin up and burning brush as long as they could and not get wet. Henry and Edna went to school. Josie made Henry a shirt, I worked the button holes and put on the buttons. I churned & got dinner. I finished three quilts, that is all of them ready to use.
Kate Harvey came a few minutes this morning would not stay for dinner. Ben planted some vines at the porch this evening Henry went to [Renan] late this evening and got some fish. He come home sick. Hope he will be well by morning. I milked Lady cow tonight.
A very windy day and some rain. Lee and Oscar come and got two loads of corn stalks this morning. Ben finished plowing in the orchard today. Jim made a hot bed to day and worked in the garden half the day. The children went to school. Mabel has a bad colde and is so cross that we cant hardly stand her. Josie has sewed some today. I fixed some on my chicken coops and sewed on my quilt a little. I have wrote Carrie a letter to night. Now it is time that we was in bed.
A rainy morning clear this evening. Ben helped to raise a barn at Dick Woodings. Jim went to Reynols and got a big basket full of nice peaches. Mrs Trent and Mrs Car and I peeled them. We had peaches and cream dinner and supper and Mrs Car caned 13 quarts. I am so glad of them. Mrs Trent ironed to day. I hemed a table cloth. I got dinner cooked snaps and cymblings and fried two chickens. I went to the orchard this evening and got a few apples and a few peaches. I am glad of the fruit this time. Josie is suffering to night.
A good day I am at Carries but must go home today. John & Christenia Brumfield come to Marvins to see me. They did stay long. I was glad that they come. After they went Carrie & I walked a round some. Went to see the ice pond and the nice apples in the young orchard then went home and eat dinner. Then come home. Carrie and all the children come home with me. Fond all well and doing well but Josie. She is very bad off. Evry thing looks like they did not miss me. I milked to night.
A clear day. Ben & Jim stripped tobacco today. I gathered some peas for dinner. No one come until late this evening. Then Carrie & the children and Nellie come. Carrie did not stay but a little while. Nellie will stay a while.
Josie has suffered very much today. Today is Henry's birth day. He is 13 years old. I went to the orchard and got some apples. I guess a hawk got one of my chickens today. It is missing any way.