Monthly Archives: August 2012

Enjoying the Kalamazoo River

 [Post of June 10, 1911] Sat. June 10, 1911 Got up about nine o’clock  my but it was hot last night and its so hot today. I ironed my two white skirts this morning and did some other things. In … Continue reading

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Gull Lake, Tennis & Strawberry Shortcake

[Post of June 7-9, 1911] Wed. June 7, 1911 Went to school! In the afternoon I got ready and played tennis with Miss Hay  I won 6-0 and had the games 6-5 in the second set when she stopped because … Continue reading

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“Wonderfully grand day”

[Post of June 2-6, 1911] Fri. June 2, 1911 This has been a perfectly wonderfully grand day I can’t begin to tell it all here!! Well we took the 6:38 and got to Albion about 8:00 o’clock. When we got … Continue reading

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Tennis tournament ahead!

[Post of May 30-Jun 1, 1911] Tues. May 30, 1911 I got up and there was a grand rush to be off! We took the car, Roscoe and I, with L. and May and got the train and went to … Continue reading

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Umpire!

[Post of May 27-28, 1911] Sat. May 27, 1911 Well I woke up about eight o’clock and heard the telephone ring and Miss Gregg invited me to play tennis with Mr Puffer Mr Laird & herself at nine o’clock  My … Continue reading

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A view from a hill

[Post of May 23-24, 1911] Tues. May 23, 1911 I went to school and nothing particularly different happened. It rained, Thundered & lighninging[sic] for a while then the sun shone just beautifully and the walks were dry when it was … Continue reading

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A surprise entry

It was a surprise to find an entry on May 20, 1911 that was written by Claire 64 years later, on August 20, 1975. The event of that day was significant enough that she must have felt the need to … Continue reading

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Trio of Boys — Donald, Ned & Roscoe

[Post of May 17-18, 1911] Wed. May 17, 1911 Well this has been a funny day for me! I went to school this morning and May, Edith Bailey and I were walking home together when Donald Little came along in … Continue reading

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The Automobile Incident

[Post of May 12-13, 1911] Fri. May 12, 1911 Went to school  we had chapel today. In the afternoon at 2 o’clock I meet Miss Hay at the tennis courts at the college and we played a set  I won … Continue reading

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First Heart Throbs

[Post of May 10-11, 1911] Wed. May 10, 1911 Went to school! May and I skiped[sic] 2nd hour and had a jolly good time  we gathered a few violets and missed the chapel period. In the afternoon I took my … Continue reading

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