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Friday, October 31, 2014

75 Years Ago Today - Eileen's Diary - October 31, 1939



75 Years Ago Today
Eileen's Diary
October 31, 1939 
 

This entry is a post from the diary of my mother, twenty year old Eileen KINNICK SMITH, 75 Years Ago this date. She kept a diary from 1932 as a freshman in high school until she left us, too early, in 1999.


Here is the daily entry for Tuesday, October 31:

Pete up early. Chored & we went up home. Pete helped pick & I helped cut up meat. Ate dinner, came home about 2:30. Max & LVene were there too. Pete bro't me home & then he went over on 80.

My comments:

They were still cutting up that pork they butchered a few days ago. Here are some chops, they cut, that they eat, tomorrow! ;-)



Families are Forever!  ;-)

Thursday, October 30, 2014

75 Years Ago Today - Eileen's Diary - October 30, 1939



75 Years Ago Today
Eileen's Diary
October 30, 1939 
 

This entry is a post from the diary of my mother, twenty year old Eileen KINNICK SMITH, 75 Years Ago this date. She kept a diary from 1932 as a freshman in high school until she left us, too early, in 1999.


Here is the daily entry for Monday, October 30:

Up late. Pete up home helping pick. I washed. Really cold hanging out close (sic). Didn't get dishes done until 6:00. Pete home 6:30. Chored had fresh liver for supper. Pete chored, we listened to "The Old Maid" on Lux Theater. To bed early.

My comments:

Listen, yourself, to the broadcast of "The Old Maid" on Lux Theater, here, from Oct 30, 1939:
http://ia600408.us.archive.org/3/items/Lux04/Lux_39-10-30_The_Old_Maid.mp3

And, here is the movie poster…


http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/The_Old_Maid_%281939_film%29


Families are Forever!  ;-)

Wednesday, October 29, 2014

75 Years Ago Today - Eileen's Diary - October 29, 1939


75 Years Ago Today
Eileen's Diary
October 29, 1939


This entry is a post from the diary of my mother, twenty year old Eileen KINNICK SMITH, 75 Years Ago this date. She kept a diary from 1932 as a freshman in high school until she left us, too early, in 1999.


Here is the daily entry for Sunday, October 29:

 Didn't get up until 9:00. Chored, got dinner. Ate late. Did dishes. Was giving Billy a bath when Jean & Bob came. Played bridge. Stayed for ice cream. Sat & talked until 7:30. Bro't Billy a big rattle. Pete chores late & we went to bed.

My comments:

Big Rattle - whoopee!!

Played Bridge… when did they ever do that???



Families are Forever!  ;-)

Tuesday, October 28, 2014

75 Years Ago Today - Eileen's Diary - October 28, 1939


75 Years Ago Today
Eileen's Diary
October 28, 1939


This entry is a post from the diary of my mother, twenty year old Eileen KINNICK SMITH, 75 Years Ago this date. She kept a diary from 1932 as a freshman in high school until she left us, too early, in 1999.


Here is the daily entry for Saturday, October 28:


Pete up home again helping pick. Did up usual work. Cleaned the house. Buzzy came out at noon and I took him in about 6:30. Home, chores, ate, cleaned up & went in town late. With Jean & Bob down on street until 10.30. Then went to Carroll in Kupka's Olds. Had candied apples. Saw a wreck. Stopped south of Glidden. Confiding. Folks kept Billy. Home at 2:00.

My comments:

Assume Grandma had Billy asleep… on bottle… much freer to go do things!!! ;-)

"Confiding" word very interesting?!?!?  ;-)

Candied apples...




Families are Forever!  ;-)

Monday, October 27, 2014

75 Years Ago Today - Eileen's Diary - October 27, 1939


75 Years Ago Today
Eileen's Diary
October 27, 1939


This entry is a post from the diary of my mother, twenty year old Eileen KINNICK SMITH, 75 Years Ago this date. She kept a diary from 1932 as a freshman in high school until she left us, too early, in 1999.


Here is the daily entry for Friday, October 27:

Took Pete up home. He's helping make a new corn crib. Did up usual work. Scrubbed kitchen floor. Up to town a minute & then went up after Pete. Home, chores & then went to choir practice at the church. Had sandwiches & coffee. Left Billy at Mrs. Moylan's. Home at 10:30.

My comments:

Both went to choir practice. Billy got to go to Mrs. Moylan's, again. ;-)

Sandwiches and coffee...



Families are Forever!  ;-)

Sunday, October 26, 2014

75 Years Ago Today - Eileen's Diary - October 26, 1939


75 Years Ago Today
Eileen's Diary
October 26, 1939


This entry is a post from the diary of my mother, twenty year old Eileen KINNICK SMITH, 75 Years Ago this date. She kept a diary from 1932 as a freshman in high school until she left us, too early, in 1999.


Here is the daily entry for Thursday, October 26:

Pete up home again. Real cold. Cleaned up & went to club at Luella Schultzes. Had pumpkin pie. Up home for a duck supper at nite. Stayed till nearly 10:00.

My comments:


Irene had brought the duck down. Then, tonight, they went up to eat the duck supper. Strange, to say the least.

Duck for supper…  ;-)



Families are Forever!  ;-)

Saturday, October 25, 2014

75 Years Ago Today - Eileen's Diary - October 25, 1939


75 Years Ago Today
Eileen's Diary
October 25, 1939


This entry is a post from the diary of my mother, twenty year old Eileen KINNICK SMITH, 75 Years Ago this date. She kept a diary from 1932 as a freshman in high school until she left us, too early, in 1999.


Here is the daily entry for Wednesday, October 25:

Did up usual work. At nite I went in town after a nipple. Irene stopped & left us a duck. Chored & went to bed.

My comments:

Hope and assume she got the nipple she was after!

Why would Irene bring a duck???

Suppose it looked like this one??



Families are Forever!  ;-)