Nov. 14th - - 20th
Sat. 14th. Very busy day. Stayed in. Made a petticoat from an red satin slip. Kirk came in with Digby late. Mrs [Roafe?] has a son - born about 6 A.M.
Sun. 15th. All the children have colds. [unclear] in bed with [his?] to as late getting up. Went for a walk with Sadie in the Park after being busy at home. It was a glorious day & we had a very enjoyable walk. Stopped in at [unclear] on the way home & found she had just 'phoned me to come to dinner so I stayed. [unclear] had finished. There was a [unclear] [Hill?] there a surveyor who had come in to join the troops but had been turned down on account of his [teeth?]. Mrs Rolston & I went out to Hastings Park where we saw the quarters of the new "Vancouver Regt." [Col Tobin's?] who are getting ready to go with the 2nd Contingent. We went to the band concert for a little while & there had tea in the mess with Capt. Rolston, Mr [McKnight?] & Mr Monroe. Turned in quite early in the eve. as I was tired.
Mon. 16th. Wet day. Was very late getting up so was busy to make up. Took [Roly?] & Mr Hill to the Dominion late in the aft. Wrote Bertie in the eve.
Tues. 17th. [unclear] & the baby in bed with colds. Helped M. with baby's washing & was generally busy all day. Washed my hair in the eve.
Wed. 18th. Took my slippers down to the shoemaker's in the A.M. to have the heels knocked off for dancing (Have worn my other pair out). Rehersal at the Avenue Theatre in the aft. Miss Drysdale drove Margaret [Bryan?] & myself out. Did a lot of mending in the eve. & then took a hot bath.
Thurs. 19th. Went down for my slippers in the A.M. Also called at Mrs Ritchie's & borrowed her tartan ribbons again for my stockings. Dress rehersal in the aft. Was there till six, about.
Frid. 20th. Had another rehersal (not dress) in the aft. Came back in the tram with Mary Rogers. [Blythe?] left in the A.M. for Quebec en route to the Front with some Engineers. Went to Hoffman's to have my hair dressed as Westall was busy. Janet Drysdale drove me up in their car & also drove me out in the eve. to the Avenue. The performance went off with great success apparently. Everyone one knew just about was there and applauded vociferously. We watched [unclear] outside a [side?] [unclear] part of the time & it certainly was a good show. Our turn went off O.K. Came home with Margaret.
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