experiences. Mrs. A
told lots of funny things about Hattie & Bert Brower and the baby.
After dinner, we played pedro - Mrs.Baker,
Mrs.Arnold, Mrs.Woodworth (?)
Mr.DeGraff, Lura & I. Then DeGraff & I went home with Mrs. A
& then he came home with me. I got a bad cold waiting on the
corner for the car.
Dec. 3. Friday
Just sick with a cold today - but managed to get down to the office.
Loafed & read "Madelon" tonight.
Dec. 4. Sat.
Staid down this noon. I called on Frederika
and later lunched with the Vagabonds. There
were 13 at table! - George -
(Mr. Elwood, Mrs. Dean,
Mrs. Bangs, Claude,
Mrs. Elwood, Jno.
Mr. Grierson, Harvey, Mr. Huntington,
Con & I. We had a "long &
interesting session" prolonged down stairs with Mr.
Papa added. Later they decided to write a
Vagabond novel of 18 chapters - Claude starting off! "Helped" Harvey & Miss
Stowell hang Black & White pictures for the
Exhibition tonight. Also called on Lura.
Dec. 5. Sun.
Gray day. Felt rather bad & so did Con - who came up with "Misery" (the banjo) this morning & staid all day. Read
some - was invited to
Davis's to dinner - but only some
chicken broth at house - a went later. Claude wrote his first Vagabond Chapter, which is very funny. Spent the p.m. in the
Davis's big easy chair -
talking & listening & looking at the fire - & enjoyed myself.
Also staid to