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Trella Hemmerly – 1971-12-30

Thursday, December 30, 1971
Bucyrus area Bird Count. A.H. Clagus over from Carey. Rain till 10 – temp in 50’s – cleared & then wind to 60 mph PM.- 28 species. Reported in at Kuehnle’s home – bite to eat. Howard wouldn’t go with us. Showed “Gus” lep collection*

[*lepidoptera – butterflies & moths collected by Ray Romine]

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Trella Hemmerly – 1971-12-29

Wednesday, December 29, 1971
Marietta Florist called asking about hiring Kent. He was in shop & helped Wes move green couch back to shop from his house. Told us he had job with June Sehaft in Columbus. Wrote $4,000 annuity check to Metro.

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Trella Hemmerly – 1971-12-27

Monday, December 27, 1971
Martha on vacation this week. Plenty of funeral work so Sis & Kent really worked. Only 2 complaints – 2 roses wilted – 1 plant not delivered. 2 wedings today. Took Roger to buy shirt.

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Trella Hemmerly – 1971-12-26

Sunday, December 26, 1971
Kent out for breakfast. David played old 78 records all day. Insists they’re all classics. Ran electric train in living room. To see “Ryan’s Daughter” at Palace. Wonderful relaxed day.

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Trella Hemmerly – 1971-12-25

Saturday, December 25, 1971
Slept till 9:00. Got dinner started. Karen & David arrived about 2:30. Mary, Rocky, Mother & Roger about 3: I gave Karen & Davie color TV & $250. Mary & Rocky $150 to start European bank acct. Mother, dress – Howard sweater.

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Trella Hemmerly – 1971-12-24

Friday, December 24, 1971
Greg Warne set his brother Doug in! 3 delivery people in 3 days! But all smooth. Gang collected $50 for hand loomed coverlet for me. I gave them over $2,00 in bonus. Supper at Mary’s & gifts. Ga e me a “Meal in Minute” sealer.

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Trella Hemmerly – 1971-12-22

Wednesday, December 22, 1971
100 poinsettias in this AM (Claprood’s & Long’s) & all gone tonight. Terry going to NY tomorrow – breaking in Gary Warne. Shopped Frank’s. Gang still working when I left to judge Wood Valley Christmas lighting contest at 9:30.