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
Saturday March 22 1919 Long Beach Del mar We arose feeling well & took breakfst at Delmar 25c for 2 A fine warm Sunny morn but soon clouded & the later the cooler & clouder & this eve it looks rainy we wrote to John & Ellen I took a walk to the pier & got a paper 3c Mr Palmer Calld AM we took dinner at ywca 66c for 2 PM Warren & 3 children & Mrs Boyd came we went down on the pike & I got the children p nuts & pop corn I got cold and came to our room we took supper at Delmar pd 30c for both I sat in the mens room & read awhile & then talked with the janitor & proprietor awhile
Sun 23 A fine morn clouds all gone we arose at 7 & took a long time to dress took breakfast at Delmar Cafe 50c for 3 & sat in the sun parlor awhile we are glad to have Nora with us at 10-30 Mr Palmer came & took us to grace ME Church & to his house for dinner Mrs Palmer & Mrs Boyd had a good dinner & we visited til near 5 & Warren brot us to Hotel Delmar & we went to find a flower store to get some flowers for Our Dear Nellies funeral tomorrow we found stores closed & wil try in the morning
Thurs 13 A very fine sunny day Slept well last nite took breakfst at Delmar Cafe 25c for 2 got paper 3c we took a walk to the market met Mr Palmer & helpd him sack some cow feed cabbage leaves cheap he got 3 Sax I bot Belflower apples 15c mother wrote to Lavanda we took dinner at Advent 61c Mr Palmer & Mrs Boyd came after dinner & we went with them to the emporium & Saw shoes pots & camelshair cloth & skin churn &c foreign Palestine Jerusalem looking women silent begged for money I walkd along the pike & bot 3 sax Cracker Jack for Nellies children 15c took Supper at Advent 40c for 2 I took bread & milk 14c a man put a pane of glass in our room window he ate my Bellflower Apple & my sak of pop corn may he steal nothing larger
Saturday February 8th 1919 Delmar Hotel Quite cool & clear all day we took breakfst at the Delmar Cafe I got a paper 3c & read Mother wrote to Mrs Rupe I went to the market to get strawberries & green beans for Nellie got neither Met Mr Palmer I finishd writing to the Advance & now I must copy it went to dinner with Oklahoma folks, Crumley, pd 76 for 2 at 1-30 Palmer came & Mrs Boyd her sister Mrs Britton mother & I went with him to San Pedro 6 or 7 mi SW & saw many ships & boats extra fine cemt roads & a pleasant ride only too cool I wore my overcoat & gloves home at 4 we sent Nellie a Carnation boquet 40c took Supr at Delmar Cafe we sat in the parlor awhile & got warm I have headache it has ached a little all day
Nora Iowa Carr was born on February 10, 1870.
Thursday Feb 10, 1870 Vic came by & wanted me to go with him to the timber I couldn’t go had other fish to fry about noon we had a Daughter born at the Poor House  Mrs Boyd & Chloe Dodge were the only women here Mrs Capen Came Soon after Mother & child both doing fine Elsie Foster here assessing the working Dutchman Schrader was here to see about Surveying
 This was the first time that Isaac referred to his home as the “poor house” when a daughter was born, but it wouldn’t be the last.