Saturday, January 5, 2013
Fine day for the Season. Went to village in morning when I saw Mrs. L. Escorted her home according to her wish. Went to Halls and practice on ? Spent afternoon in making certificates. Mr J. came down to ? Eve for Thanksgiving Ball. Evening Em dressed too much. Went with Edith Smith.
Dark unpleasant in morning. Took O as far as Wilton. Spent morning in drawing. Dined at 2. All family present but Oliver. He with Marie probably. Finished piece after dining. Went to Mrs. D Moss ? afternoon. Mr. & Mrs. Root with Mr. & Mrs. Stockerweather. Talk and company a striking contrast with that of last year. ? I am truly thankful.
Girls very busy washing baking ironing etc. Did not feel well in morning. Came home at noon no better but after a little frolic I started for school much relieved. Held on in school till 3 o'clock, and then with scholars help till 4. Closed and came home sick. Mary Jane nursed me with all the fondness and care of her generous soul. Astronomical lecture and ? fracus in eve. Took a swea? and