Saturday, January 1, 2011

January 1, 1911

Flo's Diary:

Up at 11 - after a fitful night. Marcella and I have breakfast of bacon and eggs and toast. Nell ill stays in bed all day. Go over to Heacocks. Mr. T. comes. Write. Mr. Kelly comes with mistletoe–result was kissed. ugh! don't care for open house if that's the way its done in the northland. Go to dinner with Messers Lewis-Cairnes-Heeling and Mr. and Mrs. Cathcart at Shaw House. All come to our house and play "500." Serve blueberry wine and cake. Bed at 12.

Shaw House was listed on 2nd and Wickersham in the 1909 Alaska Almanac and according to "The Reader's Companion to Alaska", the observations of 8-year old Margaret Murie:

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