Monthly Archives: January 2010

1962 Diary of a Minnesota Housewife –Pt. 8

Wed. Jan.31. Cold yet, and snowing lightly, most of morning. Billy went to Brian’s party at noon, and it was quiet when Baby napped in the afternoon. Billy came home at 3:15, tired. Only 3 kids came [to the party] … Continue reading

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1962 Diary of a Minnesota Housewife — Pt. 7

Sun. Jan.28. We could sleep late, as kids are to stay in today. We all stayed home. Mon. Jan.29. Up early and off to Franklin Mfg. by 7:30. Kids off to school. Some under protest. Mrs.B called and invited Billy … Continue reading

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1962 Diary of a Minnesota Housewife — Pt. 6

Fri. Jan.26. Around 30 degrees this morning, cooling down to 25 by afternoon. Kids stayed home. Mailed a letter to Grandpa Emil, also went over to school for Margie’s lesson assignments, and brought home a science book. Getting a lot of … Continue reading

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1962 Diary of a Minnesota Housewife — Pt. 5

Thurs. Jan.25. 30 degrees, a nice day, but all 4 stayed home from school… Billy got a shot, also Baby. She woke up from her nap with a fever. David got a shot, Patty a culture. Art got a culture. … Continue reading

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1962 Diary of a Minnesota Housewife — Pt. 4

Wed. Jan.24. Up to 35 degrees today and pleasant. Called all the PTA board members this morning… I took Marge, David, Billy & Baby to Dr. He took cultures. Baby just had a check-up. She loved getting out. After getting … Continue reading

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1962 Diary of a Minnesota Housewife — Pt. 3

Sun. Jan.21. Art took Patty to sing at the 8:30 service. Margie stayed home. She isn’t feeling well. Art & boys went at 9:30. I went at 5 to 11. The boys and I shoveled snow in the afternoon. They … Continue reading

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1962 Diary of a Minnesota Housewife — Pt. 2

Wed. Jan.17. All the kids went to school. As it was too cold, Pat had no Brownie meeting and Marge no Good News club. Sat. Jan.20. It’s below zero. Girls went to choir practice. Marge had a music lesson. Art … Continue reading

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