The 1970 calendar is lying here as a possibility for a Mondays With Mary post on Cousins. Since June 1 is a special day in our family, I quickly checked to see if she had written anything about her only grandson. Oops. I forgot. He wasn't born until the next year. Obviously, no mention of him.
Monday, June 1, 1970
Cloudy and damp all day in the 50ties and 60ties - Wayne B. (B meaning Black) here in the morning - got 89 chickens today. 2 litters of pigs 10 & 9.
Tuesday, June 2, 1970
1 litter of 9 pigs in s side barn
went to town & got generator on 460 fixed -
I went to town with Dad (meaning Bert Grisso) to Carroll
in afternoon. Vern started plowing corn again w of house.
Wednesday, June 3, 1970
windy & cool - sunny in the 60ties to-day
went to Wed (Wednesday) Club picnic at Laudenbeck park
Vern plowed corn all day- sow had 9 pigs
went fishing- got one fish
Thursday, June 4, 1970
cool again to-day but nice
Vern finished plowing corn 2nd time
hoed beans in afternoon
I finished painting the kitchen
Friday, June 5, 1970
up in high 80ties to-day
went to Neva's and picked strawberries in morning
2 litters of pigs 8 & 9
got load of hay from Jack Miller
Cheryl & boys & I went to Jeff in afternoon
Gene's here for supper
Saturday, June 6, 1970
hot again today - Gene and Vern
got the rest of the hay 221 bales
I cleaned house in the morning
clipped teeth on 4 litters of pigs
1 bull calf from No. 6
Gene's down for supper - fried chicken
Sunday, June 7, 1970
hot & dry again to-day high 80ties
1 litter pigs of 10 this morning
Vern cultivating beans.
Reading about clipping baby pigs teeth, reminds me of a family story.
We lived on the sixty so I was just a little girl. We were in the kitchen and Mom was trying to find out what was in Dad's eye.
She looked and looked. She used a flashlight, but there was nothing. Dad was fussing to say the least. He could not believe she couldn't see what the problem was. He shouted that it was the size of a boulder so why couldn't she see it. If you ever knew my dad, you can imagine that there were also a few choice words.
I guess they must have gone to the Dr. because it was discovered that a piece of baby pig's tooth was in his eye. Because the piece was white on the white of his eye, Mom couldn't see it.