Oct. 1912

Sunday – clean house and write letters is the order of work for today.  All I did in the afternoon was cook and work on my family tree.  I will have to write to Maureen and let her know I have all the Carver information on ancestry.com on my family tree if she is interested.   Not much happening here.  Have a great day.

Oct. 1, 1912 Tues.  Plesant  some cold but it comes nice before night   I comenced filling chair backs

Oct. 2  Wed  Plesant  Dora made her relish   I am to work on  backs   Children all to school  Guy at high school

Oct. 3 Thur.  Plesant  I done House work & filled chair backs   Dora doing her work   Mrs. Loomes was here to day   Stayed all day  good visit

Oct. 4  Fri.  Plesant & warm   Dora  went down to Wilton whare Guy go to school   I done the House work   got the meals for the Boarders and done up the rest of the work

Oct. 5  Sat.   Plesant & warm   Dora done a good large baking   I work on backs till noon then done other work

Oct. 6  Sun.  Plesant & warm   all went to church a part of us went to the Eve Church

Oct. 7  Mon.  Plesant  in the Eve we had a shower   Dora washed   I done the house work   Dora filled cans in the PM  of aples & jelly

Oct. 8  Tues.  Plesant & cool  I worked on backs   helped do the work   Children all at school

Oct. 9  Wed. Cloudy  It rains to Night   I worked on backs   help do the work  Joseph Schofield left to day for Boston   he boarded with Dora since Apr   been a good boarder   he worked for the Sxp Co   got $2.25 per day

Oct. 10  Thur.  Cloudy  Dora is sick to day   She has not out of the Bed to day   I have done the House work   she is no beter to Night   I hope she will feel better in the morning

Oct. 11  Fri.  Cloudy & Rain  This has been a bad day to be out with a Team   Dora is a little beter   I done all of the work   she got to do a little   Guy was late one hour from his School Train

Oct. 12  Sat.  Cloudy  Took the Boat out of the Lake   Dora is beter to day   think she will be all rite if She does not get a pull back   Dora got her Potatoes  10 bush  75 cts per bush

Oct. 13  Sun.  Plesant & cool   all went to church   went in Eve

Oct. 14  Mon.  Plesant   Dora washed big one   I helped and done the House work   Dora went to see Miss Slocum about Church maters   Sent my  I O O F Dues & nurse here two dollars & four cts  $2.04

Oct. 15  Tues.  Plesant & cold   got some backs to fill   have not done much for a few days

Oct. 16  Wed.  Plesant   Martha Woods here to night   She has got through at Gleason   Mrs McComb went to Keene to day

Oct. 17  Thur.  Plesant  Decocratec Rally at Canavan Hall  Raymon Stevens spoke   he is for congress   I worked on backs   Herman got some stock from the shop for backs

Oct. 18  Fri.  Plesant & warm   It has been a nice day   Dora & Martha Woods went down to East Harrisville   have not got Home yet   the Train is late   I have worked on backs and done the House work

Oct. 19  Sat.  Cloudy   I worked on backs   Guy went to Boston with his History class   Miss Allis went to see her sister

Oct. 20  Sun.  Cloudy  Herman  Angie & my slef went to church day & Eve

Oct. 21  Mon.  Plesant & cool   I worked on Bhair backs   Dora did not wash  sick spell   She feels a little better to night    I do not think she will wash to morrow

Oct. 22  Tues.  Cloudy   I worked on chair backs   Dora not feeling the best   Mathe helps her do the work   I am going to a Democrat rally to Night   we had a good one

Oct. 23  Wed.  Rain all day  It is a glomy day   I work some on Chair backs   Dora not feeling firs rate   I think she is gaining a little

Oct. 24  Thur.  Rain most all day   the Train that Guy comes home on was one hour & a half late   the piston broke   had to get another one   I worked on Chair backs   Herman took 10 to the Shop to Night

Oct. 25  Fri.  Rain  Bad day to be out   Martha Woods gon to Keene   She may come vack here if not she will go to Lawrance whare her sister lives   I guess we shal get rain enough if it keeps on

Oct. 26  Sat.  Cloudy & rain   I have not done but little work to day but Chores   Guy has gone out to get his traps for to Ketch some game   Muskrat & mink

Oct. 27  Sun.  Cloudy  All went to Church   day & Eve

Oct. 28  Mon.  Plesant   Dora washed a very big wash   2 weeks   I helped some & done some of the House work

Oct. 29   Tues.  Plesant  I worked on chair backs  Mis Loomis here   stayed all Night  went home to day

Oct. 30  Plesant  very nice day   Party to Night   Halloween Party   I worked on chair backs

Oct. 31  Plesant   worked on chair backs

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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