Wed. 25. The worst day yet. Has rained all day + so dark + cold. I am about discouraged. Mrs. Baldwin came in this afternoon to paint cards with Edith. Oh! For a sight of the sun + some blue sky. Have “The Green Dolphin” by Sara Ware Bassett to read tonight if nothing prevents.
Nothing prevented. An interesting story of life on Cape Cod. We are going to enjoy it very much.
Rained all night + very threatening this morning. This is the fourth week of rainy weather. Edith is hurrying with her cards. Mrs. Bennett came in to borrow an Atlas. She got it. Edith + Clarence went to a “movie” yesterday instead of Watertown which was the place they started for. It rained heavily today at noon. Will we ever have any more pleasant weather? While I was doing the dishes this evening Mrs. Baldwin came in, Audrea finished the dishes + I went in + sat down. It was not long before the Philbrooks called. Mr. + Mrs. with Mrs. Ernest Philbrook. Don’t enjoy them very much. Had no reading + Edith + Audrea went to bed soon after Clarence went to work.
Monday 23rd Dull + very chilly in the house what depressing weather. Clarence goes to work at ten o’clock p.m. now for the next month. I dislike this change more either of the others. It is dreadful to have him in bed all day. We are afraid to move. After he had gone tonight Mrs. Bennett came in. Read the papers + went to bed.
Looked dull in the morning, but cleared away + we went to ride in the p.m. Struck all the high places going thro and over + back by way of Edith’s. Got some Reuhbarb + got home about half past seven. Had dinner, + a very good one too, we should be thankful for all we enjoy. Read + went to bed.
Saturday 21 A pleasant day. Edith + Audrea went for the violin lesson + did their weekly shopping. In the p.m. Edith took Audrea down to the “Capitol” to see Jackie Coogan. Three or four other girls went along too. They enjoyed it very much + got back about five thirty. I was very tired + was wondering how I was going to survive until two o’clock Sunday morning – for we expected the Baldwins – when Amozell + the two girls arrived on the way home from their piano recital. The girls wanted to show their new dresses. They looked very well + were very happy. Of course they stayed to supper + untill eleven o’clock. The fact that I am writing this shows that I survived, indeed perhaps it did me good. We live so deathly dull that we have no incentive to try + keep up. The Baldwins did not come owing to the fact that Mr. and Mrs. Harriman were down + they could not.