|Mrs. Sawada painting the plum blossoms|
"Painting lesson was plum blossoms. Have 6 in class now even if teacher did say she wanted only 5. Today was Setsubun (last day of winter)according to old calendar). Priests & notables, three beans (soy) at shrines.
|Kobe Setsubun event, priests throwing beans, Feb. 1954|
Diary Entry: Feb. 4, 1954
"Spent the day in bed after getting very sick in the night. Started taking Dr. Barber's choc. stuff."
Diary Entry: Feb. 5, 1954
"Still sick but better and very weak. Discovered later a fish sandwich I ate at Women's Club caused it. Miss Kessler, Mrs. Bray had same trouble."