Wednesday, October 8, 2014

Thursday, October 8, 1936

plesant and cool
Finished the ironing
combed Mothers hair and washed her neck and ears
Harry came and brought 7 pigeons and pumpkins and 3 pts milk and cans of water and concord grapes-
We went to Ludlowville for tea and coffee and to Ben Worsells for Catauba grapes*-
We raked up the horse chestnuts-
Catawba grapes <image Cornell>*

*Catawba grapes are an American hybrid popular for making sparkling and desserts wine in Central NY. Read more on the blog New York Cork Report. Or check out this article from Cornell. <Image from Cornell University:>


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Thanks for visiting this flashback to 1936. I'm sure Irene would be pleased! We'd love to hear from you.