55 year old widow, Irene Dolton (nee Smith), kept a diary while living in Ludlowville, NY with Mother & Aunty in 1936.
Thursday, January 2, 2014
Thursday, January 2, 1936
Finished ironing to day- Clara made the door curtains and made fudge candy from one of my recipes and popped corn this eve-
Began to rain a little and freese* as it came- so is icy but seems to be getting warmer this eve-
The 1st entries in Irene's diary
*Yes, Irene did spell "freeze" this way in the diary.