Time Marches On 1932

It rained last night.  Many had very bad storms but we were protected by the mountain and just got a good rain this morning 1/4 inch.  The gardens love it and now today I don’t have to water!!

Back to the diary –  MEMO from Feb.  Paid in the mill.  Feb. 5. $18.00, Feb. 12.  $2.95,  Feb. 18  $16.20,  Feb. 24  $16.20,   March 4 $2.95

March 1.  Tues.  Cold & blustry.  Did house work   Helen was in a few minutes   S.P. went to Marlboro.

March 2   Wed.  Fair & warm.  Went to vestry to quilting and over to Dublin & minister to party had good time  16 present.

March 3.  Thurs.   Fair & warm    Did house work and went down with rent.  ( Auntie rented from the church, it was not a mill house.)

March 4.  Fri.  Fair   Did house work.  Ed Tuttle was here for dinner in P.M.   went over to Emma’s.

March 5   Sat.  Fair.  Did house work and embrodied a few minutes.

March 6.  Sun.  Cloudy with big snow storm at night.  Did house work and went to S.S. (Sunday School) and church.

March 7.  Mon.  Cold  with wind at night.  Did house work (spring cleaning) and cooked.  Set up tables for town meeting.  Cut ham.

March 8.  Tues. Cold & wind.   Helped with town meeting dinner   went to School Meeting in P.M.

March 9.  Wed.  Fair & cold    Did house work & went over to Helen’s a minute in P.M.

March 10.  Thurs.  Cold & blustry.  Did house work and then sewed on quilt   put it together.   ( I have her clamps for the quilting frame.)

March 11.  Fri.  Cold & windy.  Did house work,  moped floors    went over to Isesties in P.M.

March 12  Sat.  Fair & cold.  did house work and went over to Emma’s.

March 13.  Sun.  Cold & blustry.  Set around all day and went to church in evening & S.S.

March 14.  Mon.  Fair & cold    Washed and did house work    went to Gerties & Guys    fixed the frames today.

March 15   Tues.  Cold & blustry.  did not feel well   had Dr Hilderth   pd $3.00   he said I would be all right in a few days.

March 16  Wed.  Fair & cold    did house work and went to quilting Nelson aid down   6 members from there.  Everything all O.K.

March 17   Thurs.  Cold & windy   Did house work and went to Gerties to all day meeting farm beavre.

March 18.  Fri.  Pleasent.  Did house work and went to Keene with Gertie  had a good time.

March 19.  Sat.  Blustry & cold.  did house work and sewed   Gertie & Sherman came    played cards in evening.

March 20 Sun.  Cold & windy     Went to church in evening & S.S.

March 21.  Mon.  Fair with snow at night.   Did house work and went to Halls party   19 present.  Ladies Aid gave them a lamp.

March 22.  Tues.  Sleet & colder.   did house work and sewed on quilt.  Guy brought the Crosley over.

March 23  Wed.  Fair little warmer.   Did house work   finish quilt and went to Emma’s in P.M.

March 24.  Thurs.  Cloudy with snow at night.  Did house work and made me apron    went to Helens in a.m.   Allie set the trap for skunk.

March 25.  Fri.  Fair.  did house work and sewed on Ladies Aid aprons.

March 26.  Sat. Rain.  Did house work.  S.P. went to Keene and I went to library.  Robbie McCall came today.

March 27.  Sun. Easter.   Beautiful day   warm & sunny .  Went to Marlboro to church & here to church & S.S  Bob McCll was in.

March 28.  Mon.  A big snow storm & blow.   Did house work and sewed & read    washed in morning.

March 29  Windy & blustry.    Did house work and worked on the pillow tuf.

March 30. Wed.  Fair    Did house work and went to quilting over to Guys in evening.

March 31   Thurs.  Rain all day.  did house work & got ready for Kittridage funeral.    sewed in evening.

This is the end of March.  April tomorrow.  Today I am going to bake kohlrobi for the first time.  Hope it comes out good, then we can put that into the fall garden to make a change in vegetables.  Have a great day.

About Carol (Ouma) Petts

I am a retired teacher. I have taught all levels from kindergarten through college and have been retired now for over 20 years. The last ten years we have lived on a farm and lived off the land, growing our own food and canning for our extended family. Now we have sold the farm and are moving to Florida to truly retire. I guess I have always had a short attention span as this is our 11th move. We have moved from a small farm in New Hampshire, to more city type living, small business adventures, focusing more on traveling, Florida living, Georgia, and Tennessee farming and now back to Florida. My blog is a way to keep my children up to date on what I am doing and letting them know I am still alive and well. My children are spread across the country from New England to Florida, Nova Scotia to New Mexico and CA and several places between, They let me know what they are up to by commenting on my blog but they are so busy with their own lives most times I have to assume " no news is good news". Now I are starting on a new adventure so will try to give daily updates until we get settled into a routine. Then I know even if I am getting older and should settle down I will start looking for some new and exciting adventure to start. Welcome aboard. Norman died Oct 30, 2017 so I am continuing the journey alone with the aid of my children, grand children and great grand children. At present I am living with my daughter and we are 7 in one house and cover four generations. We range in age from 7 to 85 and are finding common ground, we are living proof that multi generations can live and function in a three bedroom house if they really want to. Soon my grandson will have his house built next door so we all will have a room of their own except for the seven year old twins who by choice will share a room.
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