DEAR DIARY – DECEMBER 29, 1961 – JANUARY 13, 1961


DEAR DIARY – DECEMBER 29, 1961 – JANUARY 13, 1961


That date looks funny, but I didn’t begin posting these diary entries on Jan. 1st, so to continue in sequence, this is how it is.

Time for another edition of “Dear Diary” 🙂 Enjoy!


Dear Diary,

12/29/61 – I played. We went over to B’s (aunt)

12/30/61 – I played. We went over to Mrs. S’s (next door neighbor with kids my age). I played. We went to N’s (aunt). At night we went to Granny’s. We ate supper.

12/31/61 – I played. It was New Years eve.

1/1/61 – It is New Years day. Everyone came over and ate dinner with us. (note…for the first 4 entries of this new diary, I signed my name at the end of the entry by writing… ‘Your dearest friend and writer…’) 🙂

1/2/61 – Mother and I had to clean up the house. I buffed the floors in the bedroom. (we had hardwood floors)

1/3/61 – I went to school. I had a headach (headache) all day.

1/4/61 – I went to school. After school we went to the cleaners. I played with P (sister). Grandma & Grandpa ate supper with us.

1/5/61 – I went to school & I took my doll. I went to grandma’s tonight. (wonder which doll it was? Maybe we had show & tell day)

1/6/61 – I went to school and when I got home after awhile we went bowling. I baked my first cake and hade (had) a tea party with P (sister) … (note…it was a real cake from a recipe and turned out very good. Also, possibly prophetic? One of my daughters birthday is January 6th, so for years, until she was grown, and moved away, I made a cake for her every January 6th 🙂

1/7/61 – I made cup cakes, and I didn’t have to go to school. and I played all day and hade (had) fun.

1/8/61 – I played with P (sister) and H and B (uncle and aunt) came over and visted (visited) awhile.

1/9/61 – I went to school and had fun. At school we could not get a drink because the sep. Tank was full. (septic tank? What on earth??? So, we couldn’t even get a drink of water at school that day? or even flush the toilets? Why didn’t they just let everybody go home?…oh, guess we had fun anyway…hahaha)

1/10/61 – I went to school and had fun. I went to the Dime store and got a new note book. It is blue with girls. They had pink sweters. (sweaters) … (hahaha still love new notebooks with cute covers 🙂

1/11/61 – I went to school. after that I went over to gram-mas and played with KC (a little girl she baby-sat for) I lerend (learned) to turn flips on the wall. and got a nickel. Mother had said I could have when I learend (learned) to turn a flip on the wall.

1/12/61 – I went to school. after I got home I played over J’s (friend). after I came home I cooked supper for us. Then after a while daddy popped some pop corn.

1/13/61 – I went to school. After I went to school I came over to B’s (aunt). I went to the bowling ally (alley) and I got to bowl. I made 73. after we went home we went over to N’s and B’s (aunt and uncle) house and stayed until 10:30. we got there about 8:00.
We played with their dog. They have not named it yet, but they call it Sally. Mother and Daddy had some coffee. After that we went home and took a bath and went to bed.

That’s all for this time. Stay tuned for more later on!


This was also for Just Jot It January. I didn’t go with the prompt today, which was – sacrifice. You can find more about this challenge by clicking below.

Just Jot It January Prompt for Wednesday Jan. 13th

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