This is one reason why I am sharing these snippets of daily life, mostly in northern New England, and far from the 'easy life' we live today.
Enjoy! Comments welcome.
|West Wheelock, looking toward Greensboro, Vermont|
Nov 22 1874 West Wheelock, VT
Pleasant, 10 degs above zero. Don’t go to meeting. Russel gone to meeting. Very nice evening.
Lodema Kingsbury Bean Folsom (age 47)
*she remarried after Joseph Abner Bean died in the Civil War
Nov 22 1937 West Fairlee, VT22˚ Ground a bit white with snow. Spits snow some during day. Fluvia about, sick with cold. No callers. F & I read and think.
Eva Bean Badger (age 74)
Nov 22 1969 Peterborough, NH17˚ Clear & cold NW wind. We shop some. L gets dress from Ward’s.
Lester Bean Badger (age 76)
Nov 22 1972 Peterborough, NH13˚ sunny. 10: Haircut. I shop a bit. L doesn’t get out of car. Goes to bed when we have had a bit to eat. She feels some better in eve & eats good supper. Listen to Celtics * in eve.
*Boston Celitcs Basketball team
Lester Bean Badger (age 79)