Tues 10 clear & cool pleasant & muddy I read a while then changd my clothes & took a walk only got the Hawkeye [Newspaper] this is a muddy place & seems to dry very slow after dinner I walked to the office with Jap & staid til 3-30 & walked Home 10 or 11 blox found company here a Mrs Stinson & daughter Hellen & Miss Dodge these I & mother had met here 10 yrs ago a Mrs Wheatly & we are having a good visit Jap is very busy in his Dental office customers coming & going he has rooms on 3rd floor of a bank bdg & has a huge Elks antler hung in his office a trophy of his hunting trips Mrs Stinson brot us some real good pears after our Co left Jap & I went to Isabels found Marjorie better & will likely rest to nite
Wed 27 Warmer Mostly cloudy took salts W & H are washing at 10-30 I went to Dr Betty Owens Osteopath & took another treatmt for constipation & lame back I pd Dr $2,50c for the 2 treatments PM I went with Willard & he got a fine Chicken 8 lbs he pd $2 we are having a good visit & we are getting anxious to hear from Leslie I sent cards to Hawkeye & to W Democrat to send to grand Junction Colorado
Wednesday September 25th 1918 Warm & cloudy all da & looks like rain lt E wind I got sweet corn for dinner Florilla Longwell called & got 1 lb butter some buttermilk we gave her sweet corn & I helpd her home with the things I finishd grubbing my second plum tree & Frank Arthur came & fixt our lower water closet I pd him 60c I got mail at noon only Hawkeye [newspaper] I went to PO after dinner & got more papers got 2 tablets at Wards pd 25c
Wednesday June 5 1918 Hazy & drying quite warm I piled a little manure & I sprouted our potatos 3 or more bushels & then Isabel & I went the 4th time to the depot to meet Sylvia & her girls & they failed to come & we got no word I waited & got the mail only the Hawkeye Isabel & Mother pict a fine lot of Strawberries it commenced to rain about 3 PM & goodness knows we dont need it we were talking about going to the train to meet Sylvia & that we would go at 5-30 when about 4-30 they all 3 came bounding into the Kitchen & Mother Isabel & I were surprised they came from west & we expected them from the East and were very glad to see them the Turnipseeds brot the trunks & carried them upstairs it lookd old fashioned & pleasant when we all assembled around our bountiful supper table but I so missed our dear boy Vic there was a vacant chair
Sat June 1 cooler partly haz lt wsw wind too wet to hoe I piled some manure Joe Albin came & brot the GAR WRC drum home I got the mail at noon only the Hawkeye [newspaper] Isabel pict a qt of fine strawberries for dinner Johnson from Keota calld he will reset our electric stove Monday after dinner I took a bath Marjorie went down town & got 2 lbs butter 45c raddish seed 85c I gave her 1,00 Mother & Isabel pict a very extra fine lot of Strawberries for to day & Sunday & I hoed my early corn all over & it look fine tis over 1 ft high Tom Kirks in auto stopt this eve to see Isabel this is a fine cool eve & it dont look a bit like rain the ground dried fast & was fair hoeing this eve
Thursday, May 27th 1909 Mostly cloudy dried very slow I was called at 3 am by phone to go to Amandas I hurried & dressed & found her much worse & we thought any time she would leave us but at daylight She rallied & Suffered much pain till the Dr injected Morphine I came home at 8 am & was back & forth all day & my only Sister is as bad sick as she can be & live I wrote to Leslie in Iowa City to come home Saturday and I wrote to Sigourney to Amanda [Pinkerton] Carr  & sent a Card to the Hawkeye My paper failed to come to day & Tuesday last I will soon go up to see Amanda this Eve Lucy Taylor Rinehart  went home to Cedar Rapids this Eve
 Amanda Pinkerton Carr was Isaac’s cousin and the daughter of John Pinkerton & Julia Darling. Amanda was the wife of Samuel S. Carr (not related to Isaac Carr).
 Lucy Taylor Rhinehart was also Isaac’s cousin and the daughter of Addison Taylor and Sarah G. Story, and the wife of Charles Rhinehart.