Monday, March 30, 2015

March 30, 1955 (Wednesday)

Elsa Gewetzski & Alice Hetsel came in afternoon & had a nice visit.

Friday, March 27, 2015

March 27, 1955 (Sunday)

Church at 10:45. Eat dinner at Joy's. Afterwards John took me to see Country Girl at Granada - Bing Crosby & Kelley

Fred & Mary came at 7:30 left at 8:30 PM.

Charles Siefer phoned & then talked with Sib.

Thursday, March 26, 2015

March 26, 1955 (Saturday)

Ruth & Woody & Kathy here an hour in morning. Woody told me Tom was going to confirmation school. I did not know of it before.

John cleaned wall paper in dining room.

Wednesday, March 25, 2015

Tuesday, March 24, 2015

Sunday, March 22, 2015

March 22, 1955 (Tuesday)

Mary paid me $18.50 today.

Ironed some & cleaned refrigerator.

Real snow storm & about 22° above at noon.

Phoned Sib also Mrs. Langer.

Friday, March 20, 2015

March 20, 1955 (Sunday)

Church at 10:45 AM.

Dinner at Fred's at 1 PM.

Crawfords, Andersons, all there for ice cream & cake in afternoon.

I came back at 6 PM with Crawfords.

John bowled at Elkhart in afternoon & gone for evening.

Thursday, March 19, 2015

March 19, 1955 (Saturday)

Called Fred but gone to Ind. for finals - basketball.

Swell day. He is 47 years today - don't seem possible. Gave him 3 linen helfs[?].

African Violets in full bloom.

Wednesday, March 18, 2015

March 18, 1955 (Friday)

Mary took me to Ruth's for day. Home at 5 PM. Nice visit - had Margaret along. Woody brought me home.

Tuesday, March 17, 2015

March 17, 1955 (Thursday)

Marjorie & I shopped in morning. Got gray dress at Grand leader $10.95 & summer nilon[?] lavender $5.95.

Home at 12:30. Margaret here.

John at church to mail lenten boxes.

Monday, March 16, 2015

March 16, 1955 (Wednesday)

Aline here to clean. Washed kitchen woodwork & flour[?] bathroom - stairs & some windows $5.50 Does sweet job.

I phoned Sib.

Sunday, March 15, 2015

March 15, 1955 (Tuesday)

At Mary's for supper & evening.

John at church for supper.

Phoned to Elsie Jaers - not so good. Said Paul Jr. is doing fine after throat operation.

Saturday, March 14, 2015

March 14, 1955 (Monday)

Mrs. Williams in a while in morning.

Washed today.

Sent check to Norman Collmer for $81.16

Mrs. Derkin in a while.

Friday, March 13, 2015

March 13, 1955 (Sunday)

I went to early church.

Dinner at home. Afternoon drove to Anna Each [?] at Laport. Met Will & Catherine Neal & had a real visit. Home about 6:30 P.M.  Anna just fine. Sullivan had Ice Follies on his program in eve.

Catherine Schall had another baby boy.

Tuesday, March 10, 2015

Saturday, March 7, 2015

March 7, 1955 (Monday)

Took cab to Dr. Millers for appointment. Teeth cleaned.

Cab down .70 - home 80¢

Found teeth fine condition.

Margaret here.

Mary phoned.

Friday, March 6, 2015

March 5, 1955 (Sunday)

Went to 10:45 service today. Chatted with Mary afterwards a little.

Mother would have been 110 years old today.

Aunt Sylvia here for afternoon & had lunch. Charles & Ben come after her.

Thursday, March 5, 2015

March 5, 1955 (Saturday)

Home all day until evening.

Fred asked me to go to Mish [Mishawaka?] Warsaw game at Elkhart.

Regional score M 63 - 52 Warsaw.

Afternoon 52 Mish Nappanee 49

John went with Fred.

We stopped after evening game at Holdermans - had ice cream and coffee.

Wednesday, March 4, 2015

March 4, 1955 (Friday)

Mary & I shopped at A&P. $6.50

Andersons - Crawford - John & I up to Terry's birthday party in evening. Gave him $1.00. Had ice cream & cake. He was 14 years old.

Nice evening.

Mary paid me $9.50 today for Margaret.

Tuesday, March 3, 2015

March 3, 1955 (Thursday)

Terry 14 years old today.

[Note: I believe the date is off here, and that this entry was actually written on March 2]

Sunday, March 1, 2015

March 1, 1955 (Wednesday)

I went to town - shopped & paid for rug at Robertsons.

Margaret here in afternoon.

Got bill from Norman Colmen $81.16 for plumbing work on softener etc.

Sent check to Ridenour $13.62 today - electric work.

[Note: I believe the date is off here, and that this entry was actually written on March 2]

February 29, 1955 (Tuesday)

Went sewing at Childrens Aid. Nine of us. Did a lot of work & had lunch & a nice chat.

Mrs. Arnold got me & home again about 4 PM.

John home this evening.

[Note: 1955 was not a leap year, so there shouldn't have been an entry here. I expect this entry was actually written on March 1]