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I take a lot of enjoyment out of my house plants. they are looking well. the ones up stairs are blossomed. I water them before I come down mornings
Pa comes down to get warmed & to eat very often. the bath room was nice & warm this morning. Pa never uses it, but she takes her bath in it three times every week at least. she likes her room but the only thing it needs is a closet for her clothes. my room is the best for storing clothes. but my window since the house was painted sticks so I cant lock one of them I will have to get a man to pry it at the top, Louie or Gregory. I am afraid it will rattle & keep me awake nights. 

Mrs. Kidder & her two children & husband have just been here to see their mother. Earle is his name, he works for the Ames'es in their dairy. brother to Emmerson who is working in France for the government a good position she says. their father died six years ago this month. that casualty check I will pay at the end of the week when my rent money comes due. I can get James to take me down the drug store any time. every day he asks me if I want to go down to the square for anything. I hope we get seen tomorrow precious little we have had to day. Armistice now is near & we are celebrating with a ball in town hall at night. I am going to read Pa's paper he brings it down every night for her to read. she takes it at home & feels lost without it. Ma.               

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