Wednesday, March 13, 2013

75 Years Ago - Eileen's Diary - March 13, 1938

75 Years Ago - Eileen's Diary - March 13, 1938

This entry is the daily post on this blog from the diary of nineteen year old Eileen KINNICK, 75 Years Ago this date.

Starting March 1, a weekly comment on these daily entries appear on the Dr. Bill Tells Ancestor Stories blog. Those weekly entries, on that blog, on each Friday of the week, will continue, with links to some of these daily entries.

Here is the daily entry for Sunday, March 13:

Up at about 7:30. Did up the work & went down to our place. L'Vene, Irene & Pete & I. To Smith's to dinner. Toots there, too. Down to the farm again. Papered the separator room, gave kitchen woodwork a 2nd coat, painted the two bedroom floors once. Home quite late. LVene & I took bath in the front room. Had pop corn. Made out an order for curtains. While Pete took a bath. Bro't Irene to town at 9:30. Home early for once.

My comments: I detect a slight change taking place in their lives with this work on the house. I am fascinated with the high involvement, now, of his siblings. Very nice. Some facts as reminders:
Each are still single:
Toots, 31
Irene, 29
LVene, 27
Pete, 22
Their Dad still lives there.
Pauline and Max are both married.
Was Betty, age 18, there, or was she gone off to school… good question.

This photo is from the following Christmas time, but seems appropriate to include it here.

From left: Verle and LVene T., Irene, Pauline B., Toots, Betty, Merl B., Rita and Grant, Pop holding Gary H, Pete and Eileen, Max and Orrin H. In front of the Homeplace, Christmas 1938.

Families are Forever!  ;-)

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