Thurs 6 A very fine day mostly clear It rained a little this morning I pulled a few weeds I mowed a little grass for the cow the girls 3 went with me for the mail & I got them candy I got 2 lb P B coffee 50c we had lots of strawberries for dinner & strawberry short cake for supper E Bradford called a while this eve also Rupe & I looked over Old diaries looking for wet years I lookd 1884 & 86 & 69 the year of Sun Eclipse
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