The last of the month. As soon as the plowing is done we will go to Augusta and prove up. It is cold and stormy. Yesterday it rained all day. The rain froze on the grass. I baked and had a slow time. The geese are fat, stewed one, it is very nice. I am alone to day, just had dinner— baked a little corn bread in the skillet. Am seated by the fire, writing on my lap.
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