Nora was Bernice’s older sister by 5 years.
The visit to ‘Negmees’ is referring to the Van Egmond family, a well known Seaforth family at the time and close friends with Bernice’s parents and grandparents.
1st; Claire, and I played with Betty M, M. H. MF. Mary, Claire, Ruth and I got mad so I played in Mary’s house. At night I did the same.
2nd; In the morning played with Mary and Claire. In the afternoon we, Joan, Claire and I got under the hose on our lawn then we sowed.
4th; In the morning sowed knee pads for the rocks when we floated down the river. At night Mother came back.
5th; In the morning slept in and then had my bath. In the afternoon painted & did as usual at night went to the band concert.
6th; In the morning Joan and I played down at the track in the aft Alice Joan and I went swim. Betty & Claire were away. At night we were at illegible word.
7th; Were down at Ted’s Gramas in morn. In the aft. we went swimming. At night we were peaking in at the show and bake shop.
8th; In the morn we went for a ride with Jim C. to Brucefield then Alice Joan and I didn’t get home till a quarter to one. After dinner we went swimming. At night played around.
9th; In the morning I painted and in the afternoon I went to BayField then went in swimming the water was great. At night went to bed.
10th; Did nothing much In the afternoon went in swimming then it rained so I played with Billy then we went up town in the car.
11th; In the morning Bill and I played in the sand, went swimming in the aft. At night did as usual, played then went to bed.
12th; All day I just sat around and read or did something the lake was so cold I didn’t go in and nor did I have Billy to play with because he wasn’t home.
13th; In the morning and afternoon I played in the sand in my bathing suit for the lake was to cold to go in. At night I went to bed.
14th; In the morning I was up the beach hunting stones, in the aft Mama & I went Abraherts & in swim. At night Billy came back.
15th; Billy and I played in the sand in the morn. Went in swimming in the aft. After supper Nanna and I went to the bank to watch the sunset.
16th; In the aft we went in swimming. In the morning & night I did about as usual in Bay-Field.
18th; In the aft. Counters went to Clinton. We went in swim. then we went & got a hot dog & went to Aberherts cottage.
19th; I lay around in the morning & in the aft Nanna and I went in swimming. At night we went up to the Aberherts.
20th; We got up at six in the morn because we had a chance into Seaforth, we went swimming in the aft. then sowed and rode the illegible word.
21st; In the morn. didn’t do much. Played with Betty in the afternoon. At night I went to the picture show with Nora and Nancy.
22nd; In the morning I didn’t have enyone to play with. In the afternoon I went to a picnic down and Negmees. It lasted till illegible word.
23rd; In the morning & aft. we played around. at night Bettsy & I got fussed up using powder, cold cream, Italian perfume, illegible word just to go to show.
24th; It was terribly cold all day. In the morning we played around. In the aft. we played dress ups in our house. At went to see a performance in the park.
25th; Betty and I got mad in the morning & made up in the afternoon. At night we got fussed up and went up town. Had a hot dog and & ice cream.
26th; In the morning I had a bath & went to church. In the aft. Betty and I went walking with Buster. At night Betty & I & her Grandma went to the Band.
27th; In the morn Betty & I got mad at each other. In the aft we went swimming. At night Betty & I went to Clara Bow in Hula with Nancy & Nora.