Nov 1912

Missed my blog yesterday.  We went to Spencer yesterday to vote and while we were there we took care of all the little errands we had to do before going to Florida.  I think we will have to go only once more before we leave and that would be to go to the dump for the last time.  When we got home we found the onions had arrived to plant so Norman spent the afternoon getting the three rows ready again to plant the onions.  He had weeds to get out again.  Then this morning we worked together and planted all the red onions somewhere between 60 and 70 of those, all of the shellots and all the garlic.  Needless to say there is not enough room in those three rows to plant the yellow onions when they come so tomorrow Norman will get another row ready for those and we do have a half row still left.  That should be enough room for onions.  Those will be ready to harvest in May or early June so we will plant green beans when they come out.  Good start on next years harvest.  Have a great night.

Nov. 1, 1912  Fri.  Rainy  bad day to be out   not much going on very dark day

Nov. 2 Sat  Cloudy  went to rally and dance after the rally   very good time

Nov. 3  Sun.  Plesant   all went to Church   all but Guy   he was gon

Nov. 4   Mon.  Plesant& cool   Dora washed got done 9 1/2 ocl   I helped and helped do House work   no school for Guy till Wednesday   Princpal wanted to go home a visit

Nov. 5  Tues.  Plesant  Town meeting to day   it is a very nice day   the Democrats caried the day   Elected all of the offerces   Wilson & Marshal Elected President

Nov. 6  Wed.  Plesant   and warm  the news come that Wilson is elected   he caried NH  got our grip on the two congressman that is a good Slice   Guy Ketched two muskrats last night

Nov. 7  Cloudy & Rain  It is raining very hard to Night  to hard to have a Eve Meeting   I made ready to bank the House & done my Parsinips   not many but very large & good ones   Guy got one muskrat last Night

Nov. 8  Fri.  Cloud & Cool   I banked the House   help do the House work   It rained very hard last Night  no meetings

Nov. 9  Sat.  Cloudy   I did not work very hard   helped do the work   went meeting in the Eve  revival meeing   Guy one M rat

Nov. 10   Sun.  Plesant  Went to Church   Mr J D Belknap gave the serman   going to have one to Night

Nov. 11  Mon.  Plesant   Dora washed      the Evanglest Minster  J D Belknap has gone to (can’t read that word)   he got here in Money $17.00    Guy got two M rats

Nov. 12  Tues.  Cloudy & warm   Dora done her ironing   I ben sick all day   Mrs. Loomes going to stay all Night

Nov. 13  Wed.  Cloudy & damp   I ben on the sick    Dora cut out my Night shirts  Mrs. Loomis is here yet   the weather is to damp for her to go

Nov. 14  Thur.  dark day  no sun has been seen to day   Dora is making my Night shirts   She will finish them to Night   I do the House work   Shuch as washing   dishes & sweeping

Nov. 15  Fri.  dark day so sun  to day   bad day to be out   Mrs. Loomes has gon home  Dora went with her   I am off the hook   I shal  come around in a day or too

Nov. 16  Sat.  Plesant  Put up my stove   Put in the seting room stove   Guy put the 3 storm windows  he put the one belong to her room by kitchen   Guy is looking after his traps

Nov. 17  Sun. Cloudy  Mr Abbie Preached   I stayed at sick   Guy said he Preached one hour 1/4

Nov. 18  Mon.  Cloud & cold   Dora washed   I did not do but a little   not feeling very good

Nov. 19  Tues.  Plesant   Dora cut her Night chests   I am gaining very fast but bad some   Mrs. Farwell died last Night

Nov. 20  Wed. Plesant  very nice day  dora is to work on her Night shirts  I am some better

Nov. 21  Plesant day   Mrs. Coban Farwell was buried to day   Mr Hardy Preached the sermon    It seems like Indian Summer

Nov. 22  Fri.  Plesant & warm  Dora is at work on her Night shirts   I took a walk for the first time  10 days    the schoo  ends to Night for this quarter

Nov. 23  Sat.  Plesant  Dora gon to Keene to do trading  Guy took his Traps up at Mudd Pond   set them for pig pigs   gets 20 a peace for them   Angie is the House made to day

Nov. 24  Sun.  Cloudy & snow   All went to Church   it was Miss Solcum Farwell serman   weh hate to have her go away   she been here a year   She will have a meeting go Night

Nov. 25  Mon.  Cloudy & snow   Dora washed to day  Boys are to work inchair shop   dora got sick Head ache   I am trying to back Chairs

Nov. 26  Tues.  Cloudy & warm  Boys worked in the fare noon   no work after noon   I worked on chair backs   Mrs McComb fell down celler through a trop door   hurt her very bad

Nov. 27  Wed.  Cloudy not cold   Boys worked in the shop till 2 Oc  then no work   I worked on backs  Dora geting ready for Thanksgiving  Mrs MComb gave Angie 3 roosters for Thanks

Nov. 28  Thurs.  Cloudy  cool  Thanksgiving day  our family & Thomas Campbel at dinner   had a good time   good dinner  chicken Pie  Baked chicken other things to numerous to mention   no work to day

Nov. 29  Fri.  Cloudy  Dora went to Keene to have her teeth extracted   had 5 of them   I worked on chair backs   Mrs Dizley went with her   the Boys runn the roads

Nov. 30  Sat.  Cloudy & Cold  Miss Allis come back Home for another Quarter  Dora is feeling better with her 5 Theeth out   I went over to Rob Shop to day  first time for 3 weeks

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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