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Sunday, May 29, 2011

Can You Draw This?

A Day in the Life: May 29th

(Aged 14)
Wea.                                            FRI. MAY 29, 1896               Ther. 

Went to school, finished raising the barn today.  Had examination in drawing.

Remember these?  They have been around since 1914.

(Aged 16)
Wea.                                            SUN. MAY 29, 1898               Ther.

Went to the factory when I got home Bert, Elmer + I went to church.  Stayed at home in P.M.  In eve went down to the burg to church.

(Aged 17)
Wea.                                             MON. MAY 29, 1899               Ther.

Rode my wheel to school.  It rained and Randsom came after me.

(Aged 18)
Wea.                                              TUE. MAY 29, 1900                 Ther.

Drew manure all day.  In eve went up to Bunce’s.  Bess Traver + Alton, James Traver + Irma, Ruth Davis and I were there.  Got home at 11:45.

(Aged 19)
Wea.                                              WED. MAY 29, 1901                Ther.

Cleaned out the barn + moved the calf pasture.

(Aged 20)
Wea.                                               THU.  MAY 29, 1902             Ther.

Put in corn.  Laurence helped us all day.  Got dividend $82.05.

(Aged 21)
Wea.                                              FRI.  MAY 29, 1903                  Ther.



Editor's Note:  Moving the calf pasture sounds like a Herculean task but somehow I'm sure he didn't physically lift it,  just led the calves to a different field. English is a funny old language.


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