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Wednesday, May 18, 2011

Strawberries in May

A Day in the Life: May 18th

(Aged 14)
Wea. rainy                                MON. MAY 18, 1896               Ther. 

Went to school.  Pa found his tobacco in the cellar.

(Aged 16)
Wea.                                         WED. MAY 18, 1898               Ther.

Went over to Leon Page’s to see his wheel he just got one.  Pa + Ma went to town.  At noon I went down to school + played till it called.

(Aged 17)
Wea.                                             THU. MAY 18, 1899               Ther.

Drove to school.  Wrote a letter to Mabel White + Effie went home.

(Aged 18)
Wea.                                              FRI. MAY 18, 1900                 Ther.

Planted potatoes in A.M.  In P.M. went fishing with Elmer Warn + Herb Bragg.  In eve Frank Warn came down.  He stayed all night with me.

(Aged 19)
Wea.                                              SAT. MAY 18, 1901                Ther.


(Aged 20)
Wea.                                               SUN.  MAY 18, 1902                Ther.

Went to factory.  Pearle came down last night and went home today.  Chas. Slater helped me do chores last night + Jim this morning.  Had some strawberries the first this year pa got to town .08 cents per quart.

(Aged 21)

Wea.                                              MON.  MAY 18, 1903                  Ther.

Went to the burg to see about the meat market am going into it.  Erve dragged.  Sold Maud + Dandy to Joel Harrington for $300 + a gray horse.  Bot a Bay horse of Arnie Shaw $60.


Editor's Note:  It would appear Nora didn't have the heart to actually burn Frank's tobacco but she did make him hunt for it.

And wow to strawberries in May.  I wonder if they were grown in a hot house.  I thought the season was later for some reason.

Once again lots of horse trading going on. 

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