Wennesday [sic]. 13 January. 1841. A snow storm has succeeded the lovely sun. shine, of yesterday, turned into rain at noon, and poured until [sic] midnight. What a change- ing climate is ours; summer, winter, spring, in the same week. My [“ten talons”], busily employed all day, altho’ Bridget helps me very much now, that the children are large enough to play around. Garret, engaged with his accounts; did not go to the Lecture to.night.
I’m not sure what she means here, any ideas?