Saturday Sept 21st A very fine cool day quite a frost this is our 53rd wedding anniversary how fast time flies & how thankful I am that we are both well & have plenty to live on but oh how we do miss our dear boy Vic I think of him many times evry day I got sweet corn for dinner & mother took Mrs Ruby a mess [of corn] Bert Steninger calld to rent my Shiller House & Frank Adams & wife calld but mother had gone down town & they didn’t stay long but [mother] came home soon after they left.
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