Key: The writer is Ethel Ranney Tapley.
Alice is her sister.
H = her boyfriend, Hazel Avery Plumlee
Otho is Otho Hesser, her father's cousin.
Viella is Otho's wife.
Uncle Jont is Jonathan Hesser, Otho's father and her father's uncle.
Sunday, January 22: "Kenneth came & woke us up about 5 am. H. came over. Lucile & Clint took us to town. We played bridge & went to Church. Bernice & family came up."
Monday, January 23: "H. & I got home about 2:15 am. Bernice got stuck in the mud didn't get started till about 2:00. Kenneth & Laura left about same time. Mama & I went to Yucaipa."
Tues., January 24: "Mama & I washed. H. came over & we went to Trowbridges & Plumlees. It is a clear day for a change."
Wed., January 25: "It is cloudy again. Lucile came up & stayed for dinner. I went home with her for the night. Alice stayed at Uncle Jonts. H. & Clint came down to Pences & played bridge."
Thurs., January 26: "I came home about 9:30 am. Mama & I got Viella at H. Hessers & we went to Holts to quilt. H. came over in the evening."
Fri., January 27: "Mr. Dearson came up. Hazel came up & we went & got the tractor & I took the Ford home. Stopped at Trobridges & Plumlees. It is raining again."
Sat., January 28: "We went by Holts & took Laura to San Berdo with us. H. & I met in Redlands. I came home with him. Lucile & Clint came up & took us home with them."
I love that she had good friends, spent lots of time with her boyfriend AND her family... and there was time to embroider, quilt and play bridge.
More next week.... :)