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My Grandfather's Diaries: Saturday August 3, 1918

The weather promises to be hot again today.

Breakfast was corn flakes, milk, coffee, and spuds. At lunch we had roast pork, spuds, water, bread, and prunes. 235 more words

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My Grandfather's Words: Friday August 2, 1918

The weather was nice and cool this morning.

Breakfast was hotcakes & syrup, corn flakes, milk, and coffee. For lunch we had spuds, wieners, bread, water, and prunes. 220 more words

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My Grandfather's Words: Thursday August 1, 1918

Weather was hot all day, but got a bit cooler in the evening.

At breakfast there was spuds, coffee, and bread. At lunch we had boiled ham, cabbage, water, spuds, and pudding. 265 more words

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My Grandfather's Words: Wednesday July 31, 2018

Up at first call this morning. The weather is hot again, but there is a nice north breeze this evening.

Breakfast was hotcakes and syrup, and coffee. 261 more words

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Germans in Texas

This Article from the Texas State Historical Association does a much better job explaining the German population in Texas and how we got here than I could. 842 more words

My Grandfather's Words: Tuesday July 30, 1918

Weather is hot. A fast wind blew a few clouds racing across the sky.

At breakfast there were spuds, coffee, and fresh peaches. For lunch roast pork, spuds and gravy, and pudding, bread and water were on offer. 257 more words

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My Grandfather's Words: Monday July 29, 1918

The weather is as usual, very hot. The evening was cool though.

We had hot cakes with syrup for breakfast, along with bread and coffee and half an orange. 304 more words

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