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and I hardly know why.

I wish De Witt Cortes wasn't coming this evening. I don't want to go to church and I don't feel like buggy-riding. I almost wish it would rain so he couldn't come. I don't know what I do want to do, I don't feel like practicing my piece, tho' I know I ought to: it is "Paul Slide and Some of Samantha Allery's views." It is 17 pages. I finished  copying it Wed. evening and had it all learned Fri. evening 

Was very busy all last week, had company every day in the whole week. I am working pretty hard this summer. 

I can hardly wait until time to go to Earlham - it is only three weeks from next Tues. tho'. 22 days! Ma said this morning that those would be very busy days. Yes, indeed, they will.- And to think of the promises of visits.- before I go! whew! they will never
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