Friday, April 8, 2011

Grandma's Diary, Part 13

(To read prior entries from my maternal grandmother's 1933 diary, please click on the tab "Posts by Topic" and then go to the topic "California."  All posts are listed there.)

Key:

The writer is Ethel Ranney Tapley.
Alice is her sister.
Kenneth is her brother.
Her parents.

          H = her boyfriend, Hazel Avery Plumlee
          Delma = Hazel's little sister
          Earl = Hazel's brother
          Verda = Earl's wife
          Dorothy Lee = Hazel's niece (Earl's, child)
          Otho is Otho Hesser, her father's cousin.
          Viella is Otho's wife.
          Uncle Jont is Jonathan Hesser, Otho's father and her father's uncle.
          Aunt Kate is Sarah Katherine Hall Hesser, Jonathan's wife and Otho's mother
          Herman is Alice's boyfriend.

Sun., April 2:  "We all went to Sunday School & church.  H. came for church.  We ate dinner at Hessers.  Drove to Yucaipa in the afternoon.  Saw McDonalds & Ted & Alice & Fox's."

Mon., April 3:  "Mama & I washed.  It is quite warm.  H. came over about noon & Earl took his car for a little while.  H. stayed all night as Earl didn't come back."

Tues., April 4:  "Mama & I ironed.  Took H. part way home.  I sewed on my crazy quilt.  Went to Yucaipa & saw H. a few moments."

Wed., April 5:  "Took dad to work at the school house.  Got H. & went to town.  Mama quilted at Pences.  H., Lucile & I went to Yucaipa, bought tire got Clint & went to Beaumont to look for H. car."

Thurs., April 6:  "Took dad to school house to work.  H. car was home when he got there last night.  H. & I went over to Marie & Arnolds stayed for supper."

Fri., April 7:  "I washed.  H. came over in the afternoon.  In the evening H., Alice & I went to Trowbridges.  We went to town to get groceries in the afternoon."

Sat., April 8:  "H. went to Los Angeles to get Verda & children.  They are going to stay at H. for 2 wks.  H. stayed all night at our house."

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