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What they did with every cent

Robert Frost wrote, “Nobody was ever meant, to remember or invent, what he did with every cent,” but my grandfather obviously disagreed. He tracked his expenses–to all appearances every nickel–in a slim little book with an oxblood red leather cover. His record-keeping started in June, 1910, when he was looking forward to his wedding in October. The first item entered (for $50) was  “Ring.” In September, he listed several things that would furnish the couple’s new residence–chairs (one Morris, one …Read More

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Betsy Woodman spent ten childhood years in India, studied in France, Zambia, and the United States, and now lives in her native New Hampshire. Read more »


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