Tuesday May 28th Hazy & partly cloudy & my 82nd Birthday & that seems to me very old & I have failed much in the past year yet I am very thankful for the health & strength that I have I mowed a part of the lawn & went for the mail near noon recd a birthday card from Nora & a very nice tie in a box Ezra Bradford called & ground a little ax & staid an hour or two I had sweet corn soakd 30 hours & I planted corn between rows of potatos 14 rows it has lookd like rain all day & as we sat on the porch after milking it commenced to rain & now at 9-15 tis raining hard & we dont need it a bit the ground is too wet to hoe & we are having to much rain
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