May 21 Friday, 1943

ToDay is the Birthday of Rained all day. Cold, wind East. Chet and I finished up edging the flower beds. Stopped in to see Eric on the way home from work and he has a case of chicken pox. Ski, Betty, and Marty Hathaway went to the high school dance. Shrimp Hathaway drove them over. …

May 18 Tuesday, 1943

ToDay is the Birthday of Thunder showers – fair. Wind So. Put out the porch furniture. Top dressed the bowling green. Ate dinner up on the hill with Thel, Dot, and Cozette. It was Cozette's birthday so we had a lobster dinner in her honor. Worked in the garden till 8-30 pm, set out some …

May 16 Sunday, 1943

ToDay is the Birthday of Fair and warm, wind So. Got up at 6 a.m. Ate breakfast and rode to town with Eleanor. She is on duty for today in conjunction with the State Guard at the Civilian Defense Headquarters at the National Bank. I went on duty at the back of the Bank at …

May 15 Saturday, 1943

ToDay is the Birthday of Fair and cool, wind East. Worked some in the garden all afternoon. Thel went to town tonight. The Hornblowers were down today. Evelyn Buckingham came up to the hill today and she clipped Ginger. The and I went to Charlie Sanders' tonight to attend the May meeting of the Mass …

May 14 Friday, 1943

ToDay is the Birthday of Thel paid me $9.00 Fair and wind east. Painted furring with creosote this morning. This afternoon Chet and I worked putting in the border around the cutting garden. Worked in the garden a while before supper time. Percy came over for a few minutes. Big convoy of ships in the …