Tag Archives: Lois W. Green

December 25, 1919

Thursday December 25th 1919 Christmas at Harriets Another dark cloudy dismal day & I am allowed the blest priveleg of spending another Christmas day with my Children Harriet & Willard Mother Dave Roy & Paul & we are sure having a merry Christmas & recd letters & cards from Florilla Longwell Sylvia Jap & Lois  card from Woodberries Hattie Darbyshire our Harriet is most sick & Willard & mother cookd the turkey & we had a most Splendid dinner which we all enjoyd & Harriet ate some & seems better & we all got many presents  I gave Each a $5 bill to Mother Harriet Willard Dave Roy & Paul one $  I got from Leslie an Electric warm pad & Hdkf from baby Lavanda  from Jap & Sylvia a Book & Hdkfs from  Dave a fir hat? & Hdkfs from Harriet & Willard  a very nice pr of grey dress Kid gloves  after dinner we visited & ate some apples in the eve & none wanted Supper  Mother & I went to bed after 9 Willard Dave & Roy visited til 10-30 or more

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July 8, 1919

Tuesday July 8th 1919   Leslies 30th Birth day   Mostly Clear   I trimmed up some Sycamore limbs for Stove wood & cut with sickle along the alley & both sides of the grape Arbor & hoed some & pulled weeds in the potatos   I got the mail at Noon & 25c Bacon   letter from Leslie   card from Sylvia & one from Lois [of] Glenwood Springs Col   they are having an outing & Leslie is busy as ever & doing well   Mrs England & Lillian Carr called awhile PM

December 25, 1918

Christmas  Wed 25   at Sylvias   I am feeling poorly   clear cold sunny   All is Christmas & Each well rememberd   I got from Dave sox ties &c   Nora tooth brush & ivory case   Jap & Sylvia slippers book & hdkf [handkerchief]   Harriet tie collars   Mother book   Lois book   I gave Sylvia & Isabel each $5 & each grand child $1   we had a fine Christmas dinner   a 22 lb turkey & all that goes with it & Isabels [family] were with us   we sat & visited til after 12    this eve Jap had a drayman come & take my trunk to the Depot & Sent to Lodi Cal   I pd drayman 50c & I pd Jap 2,20 for Pulman berth to Ogden Utah

December 22, 1918

Sun 22   Cloudy dark cold S wind   I slept poorly last nite & at midnite took Salts   I got up at 9 am but ate no breakfast   Sylvia & her girls came & they all went to Sunday School   now at 11-30 am tis thawing very little & I have just put on my Shoes & polished them   I enjoyd a good dinner & supper & Jap & I & Lois came to Sylvias   the rest went to church   Jap went to the depot & found out all about our trip to Lodi   he is very accommodating

December 16, 1918

Mon 16   dark cloudy as usual   moderate   I slept well last nite & feel good to day   about 10 Mother & I took our satchel &c & went to Isabels    aftr dinner I went down town to Japs office & bot 6 or so Christmas cards 75c Marjorie most well   I found Leila & Lois in town   I bot Candy 25c   went to the Bank & got 5 dfts [drafts] Maude $6 Nora $8 Lavanda $6 Roy $6 & Nellie $8 & I sent Dave in St Paul $5 by letter   all Christmas presents  we got a letter at last from Leslie on board Ship in the Atlantic Ocean near France   is well & was some sea sick   said the trip wasn’t for pleasure   we were sure glad to hear from him

December 14, 1918

Sat 14   A nice cool air & clear   I feel midling well this morning   I shaved & at 10 am Mother & I walked to Isabels & spent the day   dinner & Supper extra good   I took a book but only read the papers   aftr Supper Leila & Lois came to return to Sylvias with us   Ralf visited awhile   ate dinner with us   we got home after 9