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Monday, August 8, 2011

"The Runaway"

A Day in the Life: August 8th

(Aged 14)
Wea.                                             SAT. AUG. 8, 1896                Ther.

Pa + I sat up oats.  Geo reap.  Pa + Ma went to the burg in the evening.  Great speach (sic) to the burg tonight.

(Aged 16)

Wea.                                             MON. AUG. 8, 1898               Ther.

Got breakfast + dinner.  Pa milked in the morning + I went to factory.  My bees are still in the hive.

(Aged 17)

Wea.                                             TUE. AUG. 8, 1899                 Ther.

Norman Rockwell's "The Runaway"

(Aged 18)

Wea.                                              WED. AUG. 8, 1900                 Ther.

Went fishing with Ray Lawson + Rollie.  Didn’t get anything.

(Aged 19)
Wea.                                              THU. AUG. 8, 1901                Ther.

Put in scaffolds in the barn.

(Aged 20)

Wea.                                               FRI.  AUG. 8, 1902             Ther.

Shook out some and got in 1 load.  Went up to Herm Anderson’s to an ice cream social in eve.

(Aged 21)
Wea.                                              SAT.  AUG. 8, 1903                  Ther.



Editor's Note:
  Allen has runaway and though he will make entries they will be scarce and not very enlightening.  But this is going to be a long absence.  I think it's Allen's big push to show Frank that he is his own man.  Funny that just 3 years earlier in 1896 Allen seems awed by Frank's speech to the burg.


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