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Sunday, April 3, 2011

Today Counts

A Day in the Life: April 3rd


(Aged 14)
Wea. very cold + windy               FRI. APRIL 3, 1896                       Ther.  18

Went to school.  Began to be good.   If I am not sassy or cross for two weeks I can (have) $40 for a bicycle.  I begin to day, to day counts.


Library of Congress


(Aged 16)
Wea.   Cloudy                               SUN. APRIL 3, 1898                      Ther.

Quite cold  Stayed at home all day.



(Aged 17)
Wea.                                               MON. APRIL 3, 1899                    Ther.

Worked all day drawing stone from the burying ground + manure with Randsom.


(Aged 18)
Wea.                                              TUE. APRIL 3, 1900                      Ther.

Drew the milk and boiled sap in A.M.  in P.M. drew manure.  Took a picture of Rollie.  In eve went to the burg and got some developer off Erd White but the picture is no good.



(Aged 19)
Wea.                                               WED. APRIL 3, 1901                    Ther.

NO ENTRY AGAIN UNTIL MAY 22nd


(Aged 20)
Wea.                                               THU.  APRIL 3, 1902                    Ther.

Gail went to the factory.  Ma came over.  We split fence posts + cleaned out the calf stable.



(Aged 21)
Wea.                                               FRI.  APRIL 3, 1903                      Ther.

NO ENTRY MADE AGAIN UNTIL MAY 1st




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Editor's Note:  Unbelievably, we have never come across a photograph of Allen's bike in our boxes well-ordered files.  We know that Allen gets the bike because we know he had one--likely the same  one he sold on to Randsom King the other day. 

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