The farm that Esther Lilly Hundley and her family lived on in Gales Creek

--Esther Lilly Hundley & Charles Hundley (written as Charley/Chas), the author of the diaries and her husband.

--Bill (written as Billie) and Elsie, Esther and Charles’ firstborn and his wife. 

--Ted and Thelma, Esther and Charles’ second-born and Ted’s wife.

--Gladys and Roy Bills (written as Mr. B. or Mr. Bills), Esther and Charles’ third-born and her boyfriend.

Thur Jan 14-Still snowy. We did usual work. I made light bread. After noon, Ted & Thelma went back up to Camp. 

Fri Jan 15-Still snowy. We ironed and did usual work. Oliver & Arthur Ahlers came about 11:30 on their way back over to Rheers, stayed for dinner. Billie & Elsie came after dinner, went back home about 4:30. Gladie made a perchesia board & checker board. 

Sat Jan 16-Snowed more last nite, 15 inches in all, then snowed part of the day. We did our usual house work. Troy came over a while. Charley went to G.C. in the sled, after noon, to get some groceries. Rained in p.m. 

Sun Jan 17-Turned warmer & rained hard all day. No one came all day. I made some cookies early in morning. Slept some in p.m. Gladie went to a show in Hillsboro, after lunch. I wrote a letter to Sis, and read. 

Mon Jan 18-Still raining hard, snow going fast. We did our usual work. Troy and Vera went to Camp. Ted & Thelma came down with them, stayed over there till after supper, then came over here & stayed all nite. I washed my hair early this a.m.

Tue Jan 19-Rainy & sunshine. We did up morning work. I sewed some on quilt blocks. After noon, Ted & Thelma went to F.G. Then we helped Thelma make a laundry bag for Ruby White's stork shower, made out of white muslin, Gladie drew a baby face on it and Thelma embroidered it. They went home after supper. 

Wed Jan 20-Did not rain all day, snow just about gone, only in the woods. I put out a wash. Then fixed a black flowered print dress over some and finished up Gladie's green print dress and then slept a little.