Friday, February 25, 2011

Grandma's Diary, Part 7

(You can read prior entries from my grandmother's 1933 diary here:  Part 1, Part 2, Part 3, Part 4 and Part 5, and Part 6.)

Key:   The writer is Ethel Ranney Tapley.
          Alice is her sister.
          Kenneth is her brother.
          H = her boyfriend, Hazel Avery Plumlee
          Delma = Hazel's little sister
          Dorothy Lee = Hazel's niece (his brother, Earl's, child)
          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.
          Aunt Kate is Sarah Katherine Hall Hesser, Jonathan's wife and Otho's mother
          Herman is Alice's boyfriend.

Sun.,  February 19:  "Alice, Herman, dad, H. & I went to S.S.  We all ate dinner down at Livengoods.  Bernices came over a little while.  Mrs. Holt brot our sewing machine back."

Mon., February 20:  "We put in one of my quilts over at Viella's.  H. came over & stayed with us while mama & dad went to an OFC party."

Tues., February 21:  "Mama & I went over to Viella's & quilted awhile in the morning.  In the afternoon we went to town & Luciles.  H. came over & we put a jig-saw puzle together."

Wed., February 22:  "Kenneth came about 3 am.  He left about 7 am.  Mama & I went to Hesser's to quilt.  Pence's {??}, Mrs. Miller & Clara & Aunt Kate came too.  H. came over in the evening & we went to Yucaipa."

Thurs., February 23:  "Mama & I went over to Hesser's & finished my quilt.  We stayed to dinner.  Then we took the quilting frames back to Lees.  H. came over in the evening.  Mrs. Ball called."

Fri., February 24:  "The wind is blowing quiet hard.  H. came over in the afternoon & I went to Yucaipa with him."

Sat., February 25:  "I went with H. to town to visit Delma.  Dorothy Lee came home with us in the evening then we went back & went to the show."

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