May 30, 1927: “brought home some starfish”

Monday 30 Pleasant + a holiday. Went to ride but did not enjoy it. We went to the Beaches but the route we took was very unpleasant + when we finally parked at one beach it was very windy + cold. Audrea took cold but she brought home some starfish – which all had to be thrown out as she did not “compose their limbs” properly before “rigour mortiss” set in.

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May 29, 1927: “fell down a hill”

Sunday 29. Pleasant. Went to ride, got out where we reached the country to pick some flowers + fell – down a hill. Had a dreadful time to get up + strained myself badly.

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May 28, 1927: “like a distracted being”

Saturday 28. Edith + Audrea went for the violin lesson. did well as usual. Came home rushed around like a distracted being + they went back to the movies. Came back rushed some more + went to bed

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May 27, 1927: “The Baldwins are going to move”

Friday 27. Cold + dull with a high wind. We hear the Baldwins are going to move the last of June. We shall miss them + I think they will miss us. We will then not have an neighbor. We have lived here thirteen years but have no neighbors. Edith went in with her cards.

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May 26, 1927: “the moury will go on the next check”

Thursday 26th. A beautiful day the first for so long. Edith is hurrying on her cards. She wants to get them in tomorrow so the moury will go on the next check. Emma + Ruth came in on their way from school. Ruth will stay to dinner. Mrs. Johnston run in. Ruth went home at eight o’clock. I did the dishes + then read aloud untill ten o’clock. After Edith + Audrea went to bed I read the papers + then went to bed myself.

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