Monthly Archives: February 2010

1962 Diary of a Minnesota Housewife — Pt. 17

Wed. Feb.21. More snow — rather chilly, too. Up to about 25 degrees today. Everyone to school. Art to work. Pat went to Brownies and Marge to Good News club. Then over to Mrs.Carlson with some magazines & cake. Art … Continue reading

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1962 Diary of a Minnesota Housewife — Pt. 16

Mon. Feb.16. Around 25 degrees this morning. And quite a bit of new snow. All 4 to school. Art worked at jobs today, also worked on books. Chuck came and shoveled the paths. I cleaned the girls’ room and also … Continue reading

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1962 Diary of a Minnesota Housewife — Pt. 15

Sat. Feb.17. Marge & Pat to choir practice. Art took Marge to her music lesson & back. Art looked at 2 jobs this morning. He put down tar paper & then marked the studs & cut the plywood to fit. … Continue reading

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1962 Diary of a Minnesota Housewife — Pt. 14

Thurs. Feb.15. Weather is nice, but more snow. All kids to school. Gene sanded the last plaster coat, and put on the seal coat for paint. We went to Spanish class at Henry. Clarence (L.) didn’t come. The snow made … Continue reading

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1962 Diary of a Minnesota Housewife — Pt. 13

Wed. Feb.14. Snow is melting. All valentine parties at school. Pat went to Brownies after school and they had their party, too. Gene came and plastered the other half of the corner seams in the girls’ new room. The plywood … Continue reading

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1962 Diary of a Minnesota Housewife — Pt. 12

Sun. Feb. 11. About 28 degrees this morning. Girls off to church at 8:05 — also Daddy. Boys off at 9:30 for 9:45 Sunday School. Everyone home by 11a.m. I finished Margie’s Girl Scout bag and sewed buttons on Pat’s … Continue reading

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1962 Diary of a Minnesota Housewife — Pt. 11

Fri. Feb.9. 14 above and not too cold. Art to work & kids to school. After school Marge & I went to Dayton’s for shoes for her and clogs for Art and valentines. We bought a knitting spool and some … Continue reading

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