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Sunday, May 15, 2011

From Seed Drills to Aqualungs

A Day in the Life: May 15th

(Aged 14)
Wea.                                            FRI. MAY 15, 1896               Ther. 

Went to school.

(Aged 16)
Wea.                                            SUN. MAY 15, 1898               Ther.

Went to factory.  Elmer Warn + Bert came over + in P.M. we all went to S.S. + in eve we were all at church up the hollow.  I went over to grandma’s + ate supper.  Luella is there. Ma went over too.  Luella, Glen + Frank went home.

(Aged 17)
Wea.                                             MON. MAY 15, 1899               Ther.

Rode my wheel to school.  Got a letter from Mable White.

(Aged 18)
Wea.                                              TUE. MAY 15, 1900                 Ther.

Painted on the house some awful hot.  Ma + Grandma went to town.  Mary Bragg stayed here all night.  Took a picture of Lucy Thayer + Miss Davis.

(Aged 19)
Wea.                                              WED. MAY 15, 1901                Ther.


(Aged 20)
Wea.                                               THU.  MAY 15, 1902             Ther.

Worked fixing fence between Joel + I.  Jim planted his potatoes.

(Aged 21)
Wea.                                              FRI.  MAY 15, 1903                  Ther.

Dragged in A.M. in P.M. began drilling corn.

Jethro Tull--agriculturalist and inventor/improver of the seed drill


Ian Anderson of the rock band Jethro Tull

Editor's Note:  What a cool name for a band.  In the wiki article on the band though it doesn't seem like Ian Anderson had much to do with the choosing of it.  His gig booker chose it and the band kept it because it was the first time they were asked back someplace.

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