Nov 1913

We still have the snow but some of it has melted so there is only about 2 inches left and they promise warmer weather, maybe it will get up into the 40s today for a change.  The last two days couldn’t get out of the 20s.  Yesterday was letter writing day and house cleaning so didn’t get much computer work done.  Not much on the table for today so will work on my genology.  Have a great day.

Nov. 1 1913  Saturday  Plesant & cold   I banked up part of House it feels cold

Nov 2 Sunday  cloudy  All went to church but Forris and my self

Nov 3  Monday  Cloudy  Dora done a big washing to day   I helped do some   done House work   worked on Backs

Nov 4 Tuesday  Cloudy   Dora done a big washing to day   I lent my hand to help here and do other work

Nov 5  Wednesday  Plesant   dora wahsed to day   I lent my hand for what I could do   Dora is Ironing this after noon   it fair at night

Nov. 6  Thursday Plesant   Dora Ironing to day   Mrs Loomis was here at dinner   She has moved to her place whare she winters    I worked on Backs

Nov 7  Friday  Plesant   Indian Summer  very nice day   Dora Ironed her wash to day   I worked on Chair Backs all day

Nov. 8  Saturday  Cloudy & rain  I worked on chair Backs   Dora done her work & Baked   Ganked up the House   Guy helped do that   Herman in Hancock   he went upon a Mountain with a party of Boys   Angie had a surprise party   it was a surprise to her

Nov. 9  Sunday  Rain all day   from the North East   warm rain   no church to day  it has been a very rainy day

Nov. 10  Monday  Cloudy  Dora washed big one  helped what I could do   helped the work and worked on Backs

Nov 11  Tuesday Plesant and cold   Dora washed   I done my part   done House work and worked on CB  Comenced using coal in setting room stove   Shaker for stove

Nov 12   Wednesday  Plesant & cool   Dora washed to day  big one   I lent my hand and helped    some help do the House work    Dora Baked and cooked late

Nov. 13  Thursday  Cloudy  I worked on Chair Backs   Dora Ironed most all day   it looks like rain  Guy has taken his traps in   he has Ketched 7 Bush rats   good ones

Nov. 14  Friday  Cloudy  Dora Ironed  had one Runner over Night   one at supp & Breakfast   She worked all day  hard   I helped do a little   I worked on Chair B

Nov 15  Saturday  Cool   I worked on Backs   dora Baked   I went over to Robs  a Small Stop  one hour

Nov 16  Sunday  cloudy   Dora  Angie  Herman  went to Church   Guy is over to Marlboro viserting   Snow this morning

Nov 17  Monday  Plesant   Dora washed   I helped do my part   the rest of the time I worked on CB

Nov 18  Tuesday  Plesant   Dora washed   I done my part   done House work   then worked on C Backs

Nov 19  Wednesday  cloudy  Dora Washed   I helped do my part then helped do the House work   then worked on CB   it is warm to day

Nov. 20  Thursday  Plesant & warm  Dora Ironed all day   I worked on Chair Backs   a runner to stay all Night   it is very warm for the season

Nov. 21  Friday    Plesant & warm  Dora Ironed to day   I worked on C B  it has been a nice day to work   if the farmers dont do thare work up it is thare falt

Nov 22  Saturday  Plesant & warm   very nice day   Dora done her House work and Ironed & Baked   I work on Chair Backs   Boys worked in the shop forenoon   Guy went a hunting PM

Nov 23  Sunday  Cloudy & warm  All went to church but my self and Forrest

Nov 24  Monday  Cloudy & snow   Dora washed   I done my part  I worked on C B  Guy is at work in the Chair shop   Herman at school  no vacation for Herman

Nov 25  Tuesday  Cloudy   dora wahsed   I done my part   worked on C B  I guess it has cleared of   I hpe it has  Guy Ketched 3 rats last Night  worth $1.20

Nov 26  Wednesday  cloudy & cool  dora washed to day   is baking now for Thanksgiving    Wash Barkers auction to day  Havel McComb is here

Nov 27  Thursday  Plesant  very nice Thanksgiving day  we had a nice dinner  chicken pie and duck plenty of other thing to go with it   No one but our family but Harris Thayer

Nov 28  Friday  cloudy & snow   Dora went to Peterboro   Mrs Brooks come and helped us out   dora coming home to Night   Boys working in the shop

Nov 29  Saturday  snow  It look like rain  it not very cold about 12 inch warm   it snowed very fast in the norming   the sleighs are out if it would freeze it would be good sleighing

Nov 30  Sunday  cloudy   all went to Church but my self & Forris   Mr McComb from Peterboro

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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