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Friday, Jan. 11, 1918
6 [symbol for degree] below zero this a. m. Marnie
brought her knitting up. She ?
& I worked all day. I am making
a scarf. We brought our lunch
in by the grate fire & ate it. The
rest of the house is like an ice
berg. Harry ate his supper with
his overcoat on. Had to be out
working again tonight.
Saturday, Jan. 12, 1918
18 [symbol for degree] below zero and no gas. Even
the hot water pipes froze. Harry
ate breakfast & dinner with his over-
coat on. He & mother built a fire
in the furnace with some wood.
it warmed up a little. About 4
P. M. mother, Mary & I went over
to Kate's. Their house is heated
with coal. We had a good supper &
enjoyed our visit. Harry got there late.
I don't think I'll ever wish for winter
when good old summer comes again.