[February 10 & 11] Mother was nearly sick & Nora just took charge of things & cared for father. Dr. K. came twice a day. Maud came & spent today & Sunday. Father wasn’t up any more from this time & seemed to grow weaker each day. Really was not in pain all the time but really just worn out.
Mon 5 Cold morn Sun Shines Bright I aros aftr 9 feeling Poorly Mother washt me I rested well fore part of Nite Mother talked with Maude Ralph got me fresh side meat for dinner Dave cam & brot me Beef tea cubes Isabel went to D of Vet [Daughters of Veterans?] meeting She is President Mrs Roup & Mrs Boyd called & we had very Pleasnt visit We sent Leslie Box oranges 3 doz & 1 doz Tangerines by Parsel Post I pd the Post 2,51 we got mail after dinner letter & sessmt Blank from C Livsey Leslie Nora & John & Mrs Fleming
Monday January 29 1923 At Maudes Mostly Cloudy & rain a little this morn we arose at 8 feeling fair I ate 3 small Pancakes Maude is washing & it raind a little by spell all day & dark we sat around & Dozed & visited all day & read Otto worked til 9 this eve & was not home for Supper
Sun 28 Cool Clear & Sunny Ralph Isabel & Marjorie went to Sunday School Came home at Eleven We were drest for Sunday & all went to Ontario to Maudes & had an Excellent dinner & some Idaho folks came & sayed [stayed] awhile & more Idaho folks came & the room is full about 3 Palmers all came in 2 autos & brot Mrs Roup & Jennie Boyd old Wellman Iowa friends & Nabers & we were sure glad to see them they only stayed a short time with callers all gone nice fire in the grate we past a very pleasant Eve Maude gave me a cup of strong hot ginger tea & a hot iron to my feet as I have Symtoms of taking cold
Wed 24 Dark Damp & rainy we arose before 8 I am Not feeling well just after 8 Carrol came from Ontario & took Ralphs car & took Marjorie to school & will Bring Maude & Fred from Ontario for the days visit Dave wil also Come Rain don’t stop visiting in California at 10 Maude Dave Carol & Fred K [Klockentager] came & spent the day & tho it rand [rained] most of the day & I feel poorly yet we past a pleasant social day & all but Carol left for their homes No letters
Wed 20 A nice clear moderate winter day we arose at Sylvias aftr 8 slept well I wrote to Roy Maude & Isabel & sent Christmas greetings 10,00 to Roy 6,00 to Isabel & 6,00 to Maude I got Sylvia & Jap to change a 20,00 Bil I have a poor appetite & feel poorly I ate little dinner & less supper we recd a pkg from Dave will open it Christmas I sent & got a tube of zink paste & mother doped my back this eve my back in spots has burned & itched most of the day I also put 2 one dollar bills in a letter Sylvia sent to Margaret Palmer the Bills were for a Christmas greeting to Dear Nellies children
Friday December 15 1922 At Harriets in St Francis [Kansas] Moderated mostly clear Rising temporatur we arose at 7 all able for Harriets good buckwheats H & W [Harriet & Willard] are washing a good day for it Willard has a Nice fire in the grate I read the scripture lesson Luke 23 we got mail at Noon letters from Nora in Escondido Calif & one from Maude & Fred K in Ontario [California] Mother & Harriet went calling & Shopping til dark we ate good Delicious apples & to bed after 9 I finished reading Brewsters Millions 
 Brewster’s Millions is a novel written by George Barr McCutcheon in 1902; https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Brewster%27s_Millions