(To read entries from my maternal great-grandmother's 1929 diary, please click on the tab "Posts by Topic" and then go to the topic "California." All posts are listed there.)
|The writer is Bessie Carter Ranney, my great-grandmother. She was 46 at the time of this writing.|
|Luther Boardman Ranney, my great-grandfather. He was 59 at the time of this writing.|
|Kenneth. He was 20 at the time of this writing.|
|Alice. She was 18 at the time of this writing.|
|Ethel, my grandmother. She was 16 at the time of this writing.|
|Viella Crites Hesser, wife of Luther's first cousin, Otho Hesser|
|Jonathan Elisha "Uncle Jon't" Hesser & his wife, Sarah Catherine "Aunt Kate" Hall Hesser, Luther's uncle and aunt and Otho's parents.|
Sunday, March 17, 1929: "Left Brawley at 8:30, got to Coachella at 11 inquired for Mrs. McKinney but she had gone. Came on home & got here at 1:40. Had lunch & just finished as Miss Woodbure came to call. Luther, Alice & I went to Vespers. Four Sons was the movie. Ethel went to Pence's & K. to Espy's as usual. Came home & had lunch & went to Church in the eve."
Monday, March 18, 1929: "Washed. Stayed at Woessner's in the evening."
Tuesday, March 19, 1929: "Ironed. Got a spell of indigestion in the evening. Alice and I went over to Nora's awhile in the evening."
Wednesday, March 20, 1929: "Was going with Laura to her aunt's but was sick & couldn't go."
Thursday, March 21, 1929: "Was going to San Bernardino with Viella & Viola but Alice was sick so I couldn't go. Stayed at Woessner's in the evening."
Friday, March 22, 1929: "School was out for 1 wk. Went to the Redlands theatre in the evening."
Saturday, March 23, 1929: "Girls and I went up town in the forenoon. Came home about noon. After dinner Ethel went to Lucille's. Mr. Suess called for Kenneth's pants to clean & stayed quite awhile. Mrs. Vogt called. Alice & I went up town when L. came home from work."