Tues. May 1, 1928 Fair with showers did my house work and took Carl out a little while. Guy away tonight.”
“Wed. May 2 Fair & warm Did my house work and Ladies Aid met here weighed Carl just 9 1/4 lb. He was awful good all day.
“Thur. May 3 Fair & warm Did house work and painted Guy’s bed. Had Dr H- for Carl he has a reupture put a truss on him. Paid Dr $4.75. Guy away tonight.”
“Fri May 4 Fair & warm Did my house work and painted Guy’s bed. Had a bad cold Baby Carl is coming down with a cold.”
“Sat. Mary 5 Fair & warm Did my house work & finished Guy’s room. Clarence came tonight S.P. has a cold also Carl. Guy away tonight.”
“Sun May 6 Fair Went to church. Carl cold little better. He weighes 9 lb 5 oz Clarence went home today work at Windsor.”
“Mon May 7 Fair did my house work and went to Keene took Mrs. Brooks over to Francis and Angie & baby to Keene. Bought him a sweater & cap. Guy away tonight.”
“Tues May 8 Fair Did my house work and finished the closet up stairs. Mrs Brooks went up to her house for the day.”
“Wed May 9 Fair did my house work and painted the bed. Went down to Mrs. Kenniston’s with the rent. Angie & baby went too. stoped at Mrs. S- Romie Fairfield has a little daughter born today. Guy away tonight.”
Thu. Mary 10 Fair Began in mill to-day lots of work and hard. Baby Carl 2 months to-day weighs just 10 lbs.”
“Fri May 11 Rain & cold Worked in mill made out meal bread tonight Guy away tonight.”
“Sat May 12 Fair & windy Did cooking & house work. cleaned the big room up stairs. Clarence cem tonight. Guy helped do the gardening at grange hall.”
“Sun. May 13, Fair Did house work went to church Mother’s Sunday took Carl to church was good. Clarence went home to P.M. Guy away tonight. I went over to Gertie’s in evening.”
“Mon. May 14 Fair & cold Worked in mill. didn’t do any thing only dug some dandelions. S.P. got the sugar to-day.” That would be the maple sugar.
“Tue May 15 Fair Worked in mill. Guy away tonight. Gertie was in to night.”
“Wed. May 16 Fair Worked in mill. Ray went away this morn for a short vacation. Guy away tonight.” Ray was one of her boarders.
“Thur. May 17 Fair Worked in mill. Guy away tonight.”
“Fri May 18 Rain & cool Worked in mill and went to Dublin to children cantata in evening with Guy & Jenny Johnson.”
“Sat May 19 Rain Did my washing and house work. Angie & Guy went to Keene in evening. Caroline quite sick to day did not get up all day. Mr Fred Trudell died to-day of pneumonia.”
“Sun May 20 Rain Went to church and cut my dress in P.M. My birthday Guy gave me a lovely tea pot, pair of vases and clothes basket. He went away with Helen all day. Carl weighed 11 1/4 lb to-day . went in tub for the first time. ”
“Mon May 21 Cloudy Worked in mill. Went to Peterboro in evening with Guy for pansy plants.”
“Tues May 22 Rain Worked in mill. Washed windows up stairs tonight. Mr Trudell was buryed to-day.
“Wed. May 23 Rain Worked in mill. Did mending to night. Guy away tonight.”
“Thur May 24 Rain Worked in mill had a bad head ack. ”
“Fri May 25 Fair Worke in mill. went to store in evening. Guy away tonight. Heran’s birthday I gave him a smoker’s set. ”
“Sat. May 26 Rain Did house work and went to Keene bought a new Linolium for upstairs hall. Clarence & John Barton came down to night from Windsor.”
“Sun May 27 Rain Went to church and did my house work. Angie took Carl over to see Dr said his trust was little small. Guy away all day & night. C & J went home this P.M. George & Aunn called here with the children.”
“Mon May 28 Rain Worked in mill. Caroline did not sit up to-day.”
Tue May 29 Rain Worked in mill. Caroline did not sit up today.”
“Wed May 30 Fair with rain in P.M. did house work washed big washing Dr over to see Caroline to-day. Guy away to-night. ”
“Thu. May 31 Rain with thunder. Worked in mill. Caroline little better to-day. Ladies Aid meeting nobody there only Mrs. Sherman & I.”
When Dora worked in the mill, Angie took care of the elderly people living in the house and got their meals. Dora got up early every morning and got the bread or biscuits made.
Time to get started on my own work – Get breakfast and get out side and work in the gardens again. Have a great day.