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 …

May 11 Tuesday, 1943

ToDay is the Birthday of Rain and warm, wind So. Dot and Cozette worked up on the hill today. Thelma went to Boston this morning to the Pythian Sisters Convention. Eleanor, Ski, and I went to the movies tonight. The picture was the life of an Army Bomber. Walder came home and I gave him …

May 10 Monday, 1943

ToDay is the Birthday of Cloudy and cool. The cat birds are back today. Chet started in to work this morning. I put screens on the back porch. Killed caterpillars this morning. Went down to town with Eleanor to our Red Cross Meeting. Paul gave me a ride home. Thel went over to town and …

May 8 Saturday, 1943

ToDay is the Birthday of Fair and warm, wind south. Mowed lawn today. Thel and I went up to Hayden's Mill bridge and there was thousands of herring in the stream. Bill Whiting, Wes, and Mac came up and when they were seeing them out Bill gave me a bushel and I have salted them …