Monthly Archives: December 2013

August 12th, 1883

Well, the holidays kept me very busy as I’m sure it did all of you. My New Years resolution (one of them at least) is to try and post diary excerpts on my blog more regularly. We’ll see how I … Continue reading

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August 11th, 1883

“August 11th, When papa returned from the agent, we went by boat to the bathing establishment where we had a beautiful swim, that is to say Else and papa. I was always afraid of lifting my feet from the ground … Continue reading

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August 10th, 1883

“August 10th, Although we accompanied papa to the office, I did not feel well, the ice I took last night having disagreed with me. We went to see the family Torrente and were presented by Signora Maria Briach, an aunt … Continue reading

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