Monday, January 10, 2011

A Tough Day!

"2 Above 7am, 2⁰ Below 12 pm, 4⁰ Below 4 pm
Cloudy Snow
Took a load of corn to mill this morning to be ground for feed.
Kept the stove warm this afternoon.
Went up 2⁰ from 4 to 6 pm.
Wind North west"
This entry tells me how much tougher life was over a hundred years ago.  Temperatures below zero and she had to go outside (not in a heated car) and get the corn to the mill.  Then she had to spend all afternoon making sure that the stove had enough wood to keep going.  Not just because they were cold, but to avoid freezing.

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