Wednesday June 21st 1922 A very fine still day & I am improving I dug our first New potatos they are small a good rain is what they Need I shaved Mrs Lewis Gardner Called I cut with Sickle in the alley I got mail aftr dinner letters from Leslie & Harriet Ellsworth Palmer called PM & got Garag Key his auto in our garage all winter I took 3 books to the library & got 2 this is the second day of the State encampmt in Ioa City of gar & wrc I don’t feel able Nor have much desire to attend
Sun 28 A very fine Sunshine morning & this my 86 Birth day & I am very thankful that everything is as well with me as it is my health is fair considering my age & I have No Complaint we arose at 7 & after breakfst I called up 3 gar & requested them to meet with WRC at the Hall at 10-30 & march to the Baptist Church for the memorial sermon we drest for Sunday at 10-10 Mother & I went to the Hall & met WRC & Near 10-30 [there were] 6 gar & the wrc the Legion & Auxilery girl & boy scouts 1 Spanish war [veteran] we all marchd to the Baptist Church & it was full & Rev Moore made a good talk
Isaac is back home in Iowa.
Saturday may 27 1922 Sun Shining & warm we arose at 7 I Shaved & tied up some grape vines & Hay are growing very fast as is all vegetation I wrote & mailed a letter to Capt Connie Lemon [at] Guthrie Center Ioa our mail is an hour late I got it after dinner & got meat for Sunday 45c & got loaf bread & rolls 25c I talkd with J H Romine & T Fleming both are opposed to Surrendering our GAR Charter at present & Romine returned to me one dollar I sent him last winter for gar dues
Even with the flu, Isaac managed to journal every day.
Saturday April 8 1922 I am very sick with flu at Isabels & gave Isabel $20,00 Dave & wife arrivd in Pomona from St Paul Min
Sun 9 I have flu & many here Mrs Belle Samson came from Whittier to see me.
Mon 10 flu much worse 2 Drs [doctors] calld
Dr Kelly would visit Isaac three more days through Thursday April 13th.
Fri 24 Mar 1922 We leave Delmar we arose a little before 7 & Neither ate any breakfst but packd our Napsax for Los Angels I pd Mrs Sancifer 2,00 & at 8,45 took the train for Los angels & Pd 1,04 arrive in LA at Eleven & Dr Gardner met us at the Depot & we walkd 2 blox & took Street Cars for Gardners & met Mrs G & Suzane & soon Aaron Palmer & wife came & we had a good social visit & at Noon sat down to a most excellent dinner & then we visited awhile & came to Isabels came by Warrens shop & stopt awhile & got to Isabels Near Sunset & found all right I gave Isabel $10,00 to buy a coffee pot
Thursday March 23 1922 At the Delmar Long Beach Calif fine Morn we arose at 7-30 later than common & as we both have poor appetites we decide to dispense with breakfst I addrest a letter to Maude we are both well as comon tis 9 am & we haven’t been down stairs I also addrest a letter to Sylvia we went to the Beach on the Pike came back & had a phone call from Los A [Los Angeles] Gardners askd us there to dinner & we accept with thanks recd a card from Isabel also a letter enclosing a US Bond intrest chk $31,85 & a letter from Dave also letter from Sylvia I walkd to Ocean Park to Market & bot 9 good Belflower apples for 10c had dinner at the Advent 57c Sat in the sun parlor PM we took supper at Delmar 85c we sat in the loby awhile & packd our Napsax
Mon 20 A very fine warm day we arose at 7 not feeling well I took my old Brown suit to the cleaners & a shirt 4 collars & 1 tie to laundry we took breakfst at Delmar 25c Neither of us wanted any I bot a paper we walkd to Ocean park & thru it & sat & rested came back by the chamber of Commerce & rested decided we Neither want dinner Amos Hull & wife called PM & Brot mothers hand bag from Isabels a card from Isabell letter from Ellen B & Nora also card from Harriet Willard improves slowly I am uneasy about Willard I sent a card to Harriet I bot 2 big apples & we ate 1 we took supper at the Advent 67c