Today is Merry Christmas. Uncle Fred & Aunt Mary came up early this morning & we all went to church but Uncle Fred he went up stairs & lay down awhile with the kids. Uncle Fred & Aunt Mary was here last night for supper. This morning they were all here for breakfast. Henry & Leona went home & left the kids here. Bobby went along with them home with Uncle Fred & Aunt Mary. We took Floyd along out to Henry’s with us, we were all there for dinner & for supper, Uncle Fred & Aunt Mary, Geodells, family. In the afternoon we played pinochle. Papa & Bertille were partners & won every game against Uncle Fred & Henry. We came home about 4:30 then Bertille went after the mail, but no mail there. Mamie Eichenseer called up this evening & wanted to know if we would be at home, so then she came down this [way], we played pinochle, Papa & Bertille & we won every game. Then we played Euchre because next Sun. night is euchre in the School Hall, but them Mamie & Rosalia won. She stayed till about 10 o’clock.
December 25, 2011