December 1891

1   Tue   Cloudy and cool with a SE wind. Hauled one load of wood in forenoon. Harden went to help Jim thrash in the P.M.

2   Wed Cloudy and warm with a West wind. Quite warm and soft. I was home all day. Harden was helping Jim to thrash.

3   Thu   Cloudy and warm with a NW wind. The snow melting off all day. I was home all day. Harden was helping Jim thrash. I had a lame side.

4 Fri    Clear and warm with a SE wind. Very foggy in the morning. Harden went to Knoxford.

5 Sat    Cloudy and cool with a West wind. I was home all day. Harden went to Blaine to get horses shawed. Mr. Dollif here.

6   Sun   Some clouds with a cool NW wind. We was home all day. Evelyn Fulton and Nell Mahan called in today. Mrs. Hutchinson called in the evening.

7   Mon Warm with a NE snow. Commenced in the night. Snowed a little all day. About three inches of snow fell. We housed our bees today.

8 Tue   Clear and warm with a West wind. We was hauling manure all day. Manured my garden today.

9 Wed Some clouds with a warm SE wind. Me and Harden hauled wood all day on bobsled. Two inches of snow on the ground.

10 Thu   Cloudy and warm with a SW wind. Me and Harden killed our hogs today. So ends the day.

11 Fri     Cloudy and warm with a West wind. W.W. Larrabee here to tea. I cut up my hog. Harden went to Knoxford.

12 Sat   Cloudy and cold with a NW wind. I was home all day. Harden came from Knoxford this morning. Fred here tonight.

13 Sun   Some clouds with a cool West wind. I was home all day today. Fred Blackden here all night. Left P.M.

14 Mon Some clouds with a cold NW wind. I was home all day choring. Harden worked for John Aharon.

15 Tue   Cloudy and cold with a NW wind. A.M. and P.M. NE wind. Commenced to snow in the evening.

16 Wed Cold blustering snow storm in the night and all day today. Me and Harden went to Blaine and took my cow out to butchers and sold it.

17 Thu   Cloudy and cold with a NW wind. We was choring all day. We moved our water barrel in the house.

18 Fri    Cloudy and cold with a NW wind. I was home all day. I called to Jim’s and Harden’s. R. Bell and wife here.

19 Sat   Mostly clear and cold with a NW wind. Old Mrs. Bartley was here to tea. Me and Harden and R. Bell got sled benches.

20 Sun  Some clouds with a warm NW wind. We was home all day. J.W. Fulton and wife here to tea.

21 Mon Clear and warm with a NW wind. I was home all day. I was killing fowls for sale and went to factory. Harden and wife here.

22 Tue   Cloudy and cool with a SE wind. I went to Blaine with Mod and pung. Bought overcoat and overshoes at Brown and Bubars. G.W. Fulton here.

23 Wed Cloudy and warm with a SE wind. Signs of rain. Me and Harden hauled up six loads of spalts. G.W. Fulton and wife here. Commenced to rain and snow tonight.

24 Thu   cloudy and warm with a West wind. Harden worked this afternoon at sled benches. G.W. Fulton here tonight. Perry O. Cox here tonight.

25 Fri    Cloudy and warm with a SE wind. Myself and wife to dinner at Arthur Hutchinson’s.

26 Sat   Cloudy and cool with a SE wind and very foggy all day. Snow most all off and raining some in the afternoon. No sledding.

27 Sun   Mostly clear and cold with a NW wind. We was home all day. Perry Cox here to dinner. So ends the day.

28 Mon Monday cloudy and cold with a NE wind. Some signs of a storm. I was making a sled bench.

29 Tue   Cloudy and cool with a SE wind. Signs of a storm soon. John Bartley here to tea. So ends the day.

30 Wed Cold with a SE rain all day till six o’clock this evening. Wind shifted to the NW and snowed and blowed heavy.

31 Thu   Cold with a NW snow storm all night and all day today and very heavy wind. It came 3 or 4 inches of snow. So ends the present year of our Lord 1891. If we are spared through another year, may God grant us grace to live more to his honor and glory.

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