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Mary unpacks from Columbia trip; a sudden death

What is considered “tame” blackberries? They go crazy! I just learned this week the person who does Mary’s hair is a man. Unusual for that time. Remember when cleaning your shoes and mending your clothes were a common thing? I used to use white shoe polish to put on my tennis shoes to keep them looking good. I did not iron my hair though.

Friday, Sept. 10, 1948

Slept until late and then cleaned house. Put away my bag that has been unpacked since Tuesday. A wonderful day and lovely out. To the store and got groceries, then to Skene’s and picked some tame blackberries. Then they gave me some bea...


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