Thurs 21 dark cold cloudy looks like storm we expected to go to KC & attend the stock show but it looks & feels to stormy Willard has been out with his car several times I sat around & read the morning paper PM I rode with Willard to Woodberrys who phoned they wanted to come to the parsonage So Willard brot Mrs. W & daughter they staid 2 or 3 hours & he took them home My hand trembles so I cant us my pen [Isaac switched to writing with a pencil at this point] an old lady foned gave the ME Church a city lot for garden to day & I went with Willard to see the lot tis a good one I don’t feel as well as I would like to
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