|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, April 14, 1929: "The girls & I went to Sun. S & rode around Smiley Heights awhile afterwards. Had dinner then Carly took the girls for a long ride, weren't home until after 6. Luther & I went out to Pete Engelland's & back to Vespers. Had to stay at Woessner's in the eve."
Monday, April 15, 1929: "Washed & cleaned wood work & floor in Kenneth's room. Got 2 cards & 3 letters from K. in the forenoon. Alice & I went up town when L. got home from work."
Tuesday, April 16, 1929: "Varnished K. bedroom floor, & ironed then went to Mrs. Garretson's & quilted until nearly 5. Stayed at home & made quilt blocks in the eve. Ethel went to Elsie's with Carley."
Wednesday, April 17, 1929: "Painted K. bed, chair & table & mowed lawn. Got first letter from K. after he reached the mine. Went down to Mrs. Garretson's about 11 to quilt. Mrs. McLaury & I were there for lunch. Went up town & met Alice took her to Dr. Campbell for glasses & made date with Dr. Hawkins for treatment for her tonight. Freda & Lucille were here for supper."
Thursday, April 18, 1929: "A rainy day. I went up to Mrs. Raley's to a luncheon, we had a lovely time and a good visit. Took Alice up to Dr. Hawkins at 4:30 and he examined her. Found her lungs all right but blood pressure high & nerves bad."
Friday, April 19, 1929: "Luther went to work at noon. I went down to Mrs. Garretson's & helped finish the quilt. Called on Mrs. Dickerson on the way home. Luther, Alice & I went to the Community Sing in the evening."
Saturday, April 20, 1929: "Got the car & the girls and I went to San Bernardino. Saw Mrs. McKinney Moran and her mother there and they were coming home with us but we missed them so came home & had lunch then went to Nora's but Mrs. Mc.K. & mother came & called up so we came home. They were here for supper. Flo has a new car."