1923 Feb. 5th Monday
Cloudy in morn, warm & bright mid-day but cloudy in eve. I thawed out things and mopped kitchen. Will fed stock, took oats to mill to get ground, then coal to folks from depot as William met him there and he had dinner at folks and brought out things to burn that belonged to Papa and the ground feed. Mr. & Mrs. D. McDuffee stopped on way to town and Will & I went along and Mrs. McDuffee and I went up to see Mamma. William and I brought home Papa’s clock.
1933 Feb. 5th Sunday
Bright, warm enough to melt snow but cooler late p.m. and S.W. breeze was cool indoors. I got meals and gathered some cobs in eve and it was nice and warm then. The men chored and Ben Clausen caught a skunk so came and skinned it and Mr. Lattimore and Frank Van Epps brought back our feed-bunk and staid for dinner although they had ice-cream for dinner at home. Will and Ben got a load [of] cane and Ben went Home.
1943 Feb. 5th Friday
Cloudy early forenoon but sun came out at noon and was a beautiful warm afternoon. I got breakfast for I got up at 5:30 a.m. Will and I went to Mission for 10 a.m. Mass for A. B. Turgeon. The body was taken to Burke for burial so after business at Mission we went to Winner. Had dinner at Ryan Cafe, saw Joe Bachman as he is still at Winner. Saw W.L. Abbott so he came with us. He had been at Sioux City W.D., Elsie and Billie staid here and he chored, finished his barn, they went to Claude Van Epps for a load of corn and were at Wagner house. We got home early.
1953 Feb. 5th Thursday
Bright, nice after rain of last night so Men went in our Pick Up to McKees to butcher a 225 lb hog and as Mrs. Bus (Judy) had after effects of Flu they no butcher one for them to-day but have 4 Shoulders from 2 hogs being butchered before. They brought McKees Grinder for Lard and Sausage Home. Hung Hog in Garage for the night. Will saw Bess Adrian at Mission near Buettners where he went to pay Buettner for Hauling Corn and she said that Mr. Dick Adrian died at Sioux Falls Hospital Tuesday noon and would be buried this p.m. at 2:30 p.m. We never went as Men are at McKees. I sewed on everyday dresses and Betty and Calvin were up this midday for awhile.