Wea. Clear MON. MARCH 23 1896 Ther. 34
Went to school. Still papering the house. Rec’d a letter from Lewis Fox, Sawyer Mich.
Wea. Rainy WED. MARCH 23 1898 Ther.
Went to school had regents examination in Adv. English + Spelling. Looked at the civics paper but couldn’t pass it. Rode to + from school with pa. He went to a sale + bot one cow + one bu(shel) of wheat.
|Wrong season but beautiful just the same.|
Wea. THU. MARCH 23 1899 Ther.
Stayed at home + boiled sap all day.
Wea. FRI. MARCH 23 1900 Ther.
Rode to school with Gorden Taylor. Boiled sap it is the first we have boiled. In eve Alice and I took a ride got home at 11:30.
Wea. SAT. MARCH 23 1901 Ther.
NO ENTRY AGAIN UNTIL MAY 22nd
Wea. SUN. MARCH 23 1902 Ther.
Gail went to factory. In P.M. Alice + I + the baby went over to pa’s. Gail’s father came to see him.
Wea. MON. MARCH 23 1903 Ther.
NO ENTRY MADE AGAIN UNTIL MAY 1st
Editor's Note: Follow the link if, like me, you are uncertain of the exact size of a bushel or for that matter a peck. So that answers the age-old question of how many pickled peppers Peter Piper picked.