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1897.
It was very cloudy and threatening for a couple of hours. I washed the dishes & Con wiped then. Then I began "Seats of the Mighty" in the couch-corner & later, upstairs - while Con went off to get his byking clothes on again & stop to see if Mr. Bleloch had been to Mary's (He hadn't) He came back with great tales of earth's & sky's lovliness & at a little before six I had set off with him to the lake! Stopped for Ned, but she had a sprained - or strained - ankle. We flew down in 55 minutes and it was lovely- such air and scents - such peach and plumb & pear and cherry blossoms - such green fields and swelling buds - such a clear bright sun nearing the horizon - such an exhileration of motion and speed - and good fellowship. It was delightful. We viewed the sunset from the deck of the ferry-boat - gazed at the calm gray lake & river - ploughed thro' some humanity and very soon took our train for home again - with a little sigh of farewell to the lake & a nice fresh breeze coming in thro' the window. We got off at Brown St. But Con wanted short cake & we foraged at the Livingston without success & later got it at Harned's. I had strawberries and cream. We came home at last to a bread & milk & cornstarch pudding supper in

1897.
It was very cloudy and threatening for a couple of hours. I washed the dishes & Con wiped then. Then I began "Seats of the Mighty" in the couch-corner & later, upstairs - while Con went off to get his byking clothes on again & stop to see if Mr. Bleloch had been to Mary's (He hadn't) He came back with great tales of earth's & sky's lovliness & at a little before six I had set off with him to the lake! Stopped for Ned, but she had a sprained - or strained - ankle. We flew down in 55 minutes and it was lovely- such air and scents - such peach and plumb & pear and cherry blossoms - such green fields and swelling buds - such a clear bright sun nearing the horizon - such an exhileration of motion and speed - and good fellowship. It was delightful. We viewed the sunset from the deck of the ferry-boat - gazed at the calm gray lake & river - ploughed thro' some humanity and very soon took our train for home again - with a little sigh of farewell to the lake & a nice fresh breeze coming in thro' the window. We got off at Brown St. But Con wanted short cake & we foraged at the Livingston without success & later got it at Harned's. I had strawberries and cream. We came home at last to a bread & milk & cornstarch pudding supper in

1897.
It was very cloudy and threatening for a couple of hours. I washed the dishes & Con wiped then. Then I began "Seats of the Mighty" in the couch-corner & later, upstairs - while Con went off to get his byking clothes on again & stop to see if Mr. Bleloch had been to Mary's (He hadn't) He came back with great tales of earth's & sky's lovliness & at a little before six I had set off with him to the lake! Stopped for Ned, but she had a sprained - or strained - ankle. We flew down in 55 minutes and it was lovely- such air and scents - such peach and plumb & pear and cherry blossoms - such green fields and swelling buds - such a clear bright sun nearing the horizon - such an exhileration of motion and speed - and good fellowship. It was delightful. We viewed the sunset from the deck of the ferry-boat - gazed at the calm gray lake & river - ploughed thro' some humanity and very soon took our train for home again - with a little sigh of farewell to the lake & a nice fresh breeze coming in thro' the window. We got off at Brown St. But Con wanted short cake & we foraged at the Livingston without success & later got it at Harned's. I had strawberries and cream. We came home at last to a bread & milk & cornstarch pudding supper in
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