Awakened at 3:50 a.m. with violent coughing. Stayed home from work today. Asleep (more or less) when Mr. Rainey called at noon. Dressed only to go t private dance from 6-8. Folks called 8:50-9:35. Received package containing various forms + literature for going to Germany.
Halvorson twins unable to come for sp. Conflict with Mother’s schedule. Left Marvista around 2:30. Tutored Rushmeier children. Then to office shade past 4. Package from home. Did dark load in coin operated. Private dance 6-8. Returned neck traction to Manhattan Pharmacy. To Rosses. told them of Germany.
Back on T-Th route. Told Gil in our cars short distance from Madrona of my plans to go to Germany. Had deaf in West Seattle today. First saw earthquake damage in that part of city. Private dance from 6-8.
X – Helen returned to work after being out since Jan. 20. Went to see her at Angle Lake going on to first MW school – Maywood. To Van Ackerens approximately 3 for private speech. Began 3:10. Mailed Mother’s Day package home on way home.
Hung regular wash outside. Got caught up on back newspaper reading up to today’s paper. Gray + I to Chinese Gourmet for second time. To pick me up at 5. Called at 4:55 that he’d come between 5:15 + 5:30. Saw “My Fair Lady.”
- My Fair Lady, 1964
Usual 8 hair appointment. Few minutes late for my 11:30 appt. with Dr. Childers. Like yesterday had diathermy manipulation treatments. Told me I’d dislocated 1st rib (vertebrae). Dance 1-3. Wayne + I saw “The Greatest Story Ever Told.”
Had 11 a.m. appointment with Dr. Childers at Roxbury Medical Center. He wrote pain pills prescription for me. Ate lunch at home. Returned to Angle Lake about 1:10. Wayne + I to Arts + Crafts Sale at Burien Elks Lodge. Month of Ap. $182.00 earned pri. sp.
At 8:27 a.m. Seattle + Northwest struck by earthquake. I was alone in Helen’s room. Measured around 7 on Richter Scale. Mrs. Rosen phoned at 8:40 p.m. that Carol had Aaron Michael at 8 their time. She’s flying to Cleveland tomorrow. To Maywood after A.L.