Mon. – Clear – Went up to A. Mable’s this afternoon to tell her not to go to hospital to see George because he wouldn’t stay in the semi-private room. Jacky was down today too. Today was Dick’s birthday, so I made him a birthday cake. Put wedding ring, safety pin, thimble & everything in it & we sure had fun eating it. Paul was here & May. Harvey, Jimmy & A. Cath. came down today so I had to sleep up at Aunt Mables. Dick & Paul walked me up.
Sun. – Clear – May & I went to Bathy this morning but it wasn’t open, so we came back, met Paul, went around to see Babs, & then went to Bathy at 12:30 when it opened. Gee! it was swell. We fooled around up to May’s all afternoon. Dick was up tonight & we went for walk over bridge. Came back, dropped May off, came home here (Maude, Bucky & Leonard were here) & we 3 & Eliz. danced & fooled all evening. Had swellegant time too.
Sat. – Clear – Gosh! Mrs. Linn was over this morning telling mother how we stayed too late last night & wrecked the house etc. & Gee! we left at 12:30 & didn’t do any damage. Went to matinee this afternoon with May. Saw James Cagney in “Picture Snatcher” It was real good. Mildred & May & I took walk up around the park tonight. Paul called me up tonight too.
Fri. – Clear – May & I went to bathy this morning & Oh! that swim was swell. We walked to Tacony this afternoon & took little Buddy Doyle with us. I washed my head today too. Bobby had a party tonight. Me, Ginlup & Frankenstein & George Wilkinson & Isabel & boy friend. Boy! is George Wilkinson a good dancer!! He’s swell! Danced a lot & played some games. All walked Babs home. That was Paul, Dicky, Frankenstein, Wilkinson & I did.
Daughter’s note: First mention of my father. My brother George is a great ballroom dancer, so now we know he gets it legitimately.
Thurs. – Clear – Boy, I made a full course dinner tonight & was it a job. But it was swell fun. All the way from tomato juice cocktail to dessert with swiss steak for main course. All pretty good. Went up to May’s & saw a baseball game (the kids lost) and then May, Paul & I walked up to Tacony. Took May home then Paul brought me home.
Wed. – Clear – Up at May’s this afternoon. Sat on her swing & talked. Her & I went to bathie tonight & Gee! It’s a swell pool. The water was swell. On way back watched part of a ball game then went to May’s, then came home. Dick was here & Paul came here too. We danced & then took May home then had a swell time just acting silly out front.
Tuesday – Clear – A. Mable, U. John went away today so I waited on their porch until Paul came for me. Then came home. Fooled around & took a little walk. Shot off some firecrackers, went to hospital to see George (he’s fine) then fooled around some more in parlor & got (shorthand). Went to Babs tonight. (Paul & I) Had pretty awful time because I don’t like that gang!! The Richardson’s & Mush Wallace & Alberta & Sadie. Ugh!
Mon. – Rain – clear – Cold as heck. Mother & I went in town today. I got new greenish-blue silk dress, white shoes, white hat & 2 pair stockings. Pretty good! Eh! Hattie? Got 2 new piano pieces. Parks in Paris & Sunday Down in Carolina. Around at May’s this afternoon. Went to movies tonight. Ramon Navarro in “Barbarian” Swell!! Harvey & U. Harvey down so Paul walked me up to A. Mable’s And Oh! another goodnight (short hand)
Sun. – Clear & Rain this evening. Paul came around this morning & it was awfully good to see him again after 3 whole days. Gee! We took a little walk to the park & then after I had supper & all we went up to May’s & it rained, so we couldn’t go out. We sat on her porch in swing. Bobby came up too. We had a swell time, telling jokes & just acting silly. Paul kissed me too, but mostly just on a dare but it was still a thrill.
Sat. – Clear – Len was here for us this morning before we were even out of bed. We 3 went for boat ride & Len took us to a new beach on the river and Gee! it’s the best beach I’ve been at in years!! He went home this afternoon & May & I fooled around & then went for another boat ride after supper. Mother & Daddy & May Birkelbach came up tonight & brought us home