Today I began working at the Court House then through the Glebe and to Tabernacle, Laban, Beaverlett, Onemo, Sarah and Port Haywood. I didn’t finish my route so shal have to go to Peary another day.
I received from Life Magazine today three copies each of pictures painted by famous Chinese artists and reproduced in the pre-Christmas issue of Life. These are pictures dealing with the early life of Jesus – the nativity in particular. I thought they would be of interest to the Children in particular.
Tuesday, February 24, 1942
It has looked like snow all day and did snow a very little this afternoon.
I began to work at Port Haywood and then down through the New Point section for the remainder of the day.
My watch at the Air Observation Post has been changed to from midnight to three a.m. Tuesday mornings and Mr. Rufus Diggs and I have been put on watch together.
Wednesday, February 25, 1942
Clear then Cloudy Weather
Today has been cold though not quite so cold as yesterday. I went down New Point this morning to finish up what didn’t get done yesterday. This afternoon I went to Dutton and Foster. I collected the Infantile Paralysis Coin Boxes at Susan and Port Haywood. Returns are steadily coming in, and it looks as if we shall at least make $150.00. There are so many calls for money that it is difficult to make an adequate response to them all.
Today I bought a tire at Hyco Service Station- used and regrooved for $14.00. It is a preposterous price but what is one to do when it all that is obtainable.
Thursday, February 26, 1942
Haven’t accomplished much today merely finished up some collecting.
Tonight Leone, Carole Anne and I went to Mama’s for a little while.
Friday, February 27, 1942
There was a terrible forest fire today in the woods near Port Haywood. I got five grouse eggs from Mrs. Effie Diggs and set them when I came home this afternoon. I have a wretched head cold and haven’t felt like doing anything today.
After I came home Leone and I moved and set out two white hydrangeas and one white…
Saturday, February 28, 1942
Today has been lovely. I have a terrible cold and haven’t enjoyed it much though. I worked this morning and came home about two thirty. I took the wheel barrow and hauled some dirt in the flower beds and around the peonies, the madrona lilies and around a pink shrub whose name I don’t know. Carole Anne has been sick all day- has eaten scarcely nothing and wants someone to hold her most of the time.
Sunday, March 1, 1942
Leone and Carole Anne both have been sick today. Neither of them were able to go to Sunday School. I carried Miss Sarah and stopped by and picked up Miss Ruth and Mr. George Watkins. We had a fairly good crowd. Following the class sessions we had a brief memorial service.
I went to Mama’s for dinner
Tonight I was feeding the fowl and three planes- bi-motored- bombers I presume- went over flying low. It gave me a strange thrill to watch those mighty planes roar on out of sight. Somehow there came to me with them some strange feeling or knowledge that we are invincible as a nation so far as this war at least is concerned. Oh! Yes, we can be beaten but not if we put our shoulders to the wheel and give all that we have to the task.