1923 Jan. 31st Wednesday
A fair day but colder. We are still up town and boys come home to chore morn. & eve. Nellie & baby Fred Jr., Tom Whiting, Mr. & Mrs. D. Dorian & Thelma Garcia came on 1 o’clock. All arrangements for Papa[‘s] Funeral about completed.
1933 Jan. 31st Tuesday
N.W. wind very cold, cloudy and some snow but quit before sun-down. I got meals and gathered cobs. The men chored and went to Moore Creek and fixed fence and hay-stack, took lunch and Noble Moore helped. Ben Clausen and Murrel (Red) Couser here at mid-day. Mr. & Mrs. John Gaul came in a wagon and I sent them to Will on Moore Creek and they went to Ralph Walton Home to sign for R.F.C. Relief. Narvin Boyd came for the night from Sundquists.
1943 Jan. 31st Sunday
Was 14 above in a.m. got to 30 in p.m. but I had a cold in head and it ached so staid home and Will to Harry Furrey’s to tell them Cecil Roundy, Valentine, said cow Harry got at Red Sale had abortion. Will said one of these Holsteins lost her calf yesterday. He came home to chore for W.D. is at Gehlsens to Ralph’s Farewell dinner. He went back to Ft. Riley, Kans. this eve. I had lunch at noon, made Jello so we had a fill in eve.
1953 Jan. 31st Saturday
Foggy, Frosty East Wind. Sun shone awhile in p.m. Dan and Family to Valentine to get Pick Up Springs and Shifting Lever fixed, home before Dark. Will cleaned kitchen and got mail and fixed Floor Lamp, put Scotch Tape on the Plastic Cover of Shade to hold the torn spots and I wrote in diary, sewed a little on everyday dresses, got eats, played in eve some solitaire and Will and I played Canasta.