Thursday March 29, 1883 Choring in fore noon writing in after noon cold this morning, but a little warmer through the middle of the day has thawed but little to day. There is over a foot of snow on the ground, and so hard it will bear up cattle all over the fields, in the middle of the day. I saw a Robin yes-terday. for all it is so wintry. no wind to day. Threatens storm to night.
Friday March 30, 1883 Choring in forenoon went down to the cranbery in after noon found the bluff [fraw?] the South West nearly all bare