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Trella Hemmerly – 1972-12-31

Sunday, December 31, 1972
Pouring rain but picked Cliff up about 8:15 & headed for Chapel Heights. Bill Hutchman joined us about 9:30 & sun out rest of day. We got 25 species. Cliff avid learner. Gang here for quiet party.*

[*No doubt included Brooks & Jordans, Mary & Rocky and possibly Paris & Helen Romine]

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Trella Hemmerly – 1972-12-29

Friday, December 29, 1972
Marietta florist asked about hiring Kent. He was in shop & helped Wes move green couch back from his house. Told us he had a job with June Schaft in Columbus. Wrote $4,000 annuity check to Mother.

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Trella Hemmerly – 1972-12-28

Thursday, December 28, 1972
Sears repairman out & said didn’t need thermostat on range. In to work 12:30. Shop bare but plenty in inventory. Decorated wedding at Mt. Vernon Church of Christ & ate at LK. Bede early – reading.

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Trella Hemmerly – 1972-12-26

Tuesday, December 26, 1972
Only Maggie, Sis & Connie – Kent’s last day was Saturday. Martha on vacation. Maggie asked how it felt to be running my own shop again! Started inventory & Christmas storage. Tired.

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Trella Hemmerly – 1972-12-24

Sunday, December 24, 1972
Celebrated Christmas today. Wrapped gifts AM – Walt & Olgua stopped with David & Karen gifts. Mary cooked turkey & everyone just arrived when Kathi called from Germany about 6:30. Dinner & then gifts. Gave Mary & Rocky airline tickets to Europe.

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Trella Hemmerly – 1972-12-23

Saturday, December 23, 1972
Wrote bonus & annuity checks before going in about 10. Knew Mary would have deliveries in hand. Eveything smooth – finally got delivery people broke in. Kent very quiet. 2 weddings tonight.