Friday, December 30, 2011
“Thrashed the beans today, about 10 bush. Quite cold.”
Thursday, December 29, 2011
Wednesday, December 28, 2011
Tuesday, December 27, 2011
Monday, December 26, 2011
“I helped Lettie wash this forenoon. Went up town with some eggs this afternoon – 25 Doz.”
Sunday, December 25, 2011
Saturday, December 24, 2011
Friday, December 23, 2011
“I took some boards up to the mill to have them split up for battings for the wood shed. Put them on this afternoon and finished it all up tonight. Has been a warm day.”
Folk tale depiction of Father Christmas riding on a goat.
Thursday, December 22, 2011
“Worked on the wood shed all day. Got it all done except covering the cracks in the roof. Has been a warm day and the sleighing is about all gone.”
Wednesday, December 21, 2011
“Worked on the wood shed this forenoon. Went to the church society meeting this afternoon. Pleasant day and good sleighing. “
Tuesday, December 20, 2011
“Commenced building a shed over the wood this afternoon. Got five posts set and ridge pole on.”
Monday, December 19, 2011
Sunday, December 18, 2011
Saturday, December 17, 2011
Friday, December 16, 2011
This 1775 British cartoon, "A Society of Patriotic Ladies at Edenton in North Carolina", satirizes the Edenton Tea Party, a group of women who organized a boycott of English tea
Thursday, December 15, 2011
“I went up town this forenoon. John McRhuson and Wife spent the afternoon here. Has rained a good deal today.”
James Madison, "Father of the Constitution" and first author of the Bill of Rights
Wednesday, December 14, 2011
Tuesday, December 13, 2011
“Helped Will all day. Colder today than yesterday.”
|"Pussycat pussycat, where have you been?"|
"I've been up to London to visit the Queen."
"Pussycat pussycat, what did you dare?"
"I frightened a little mouse under her chair"
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