AUGUST 18TH___I. AM. GOING. TO. MAKE. THE. CARPENTER. A. PIN. CUSHION. IF. I. HAVE. TIME. BEFORE. WE. GET. IN. TO. PORT.__________ UNCLE. CHARLIE. IS. HAVING. THE. SHIP. PAINTED. NOW._____ THE. COOK. HAS. BEEN. PAINTING. THE. GALLEY. AND. THOMAS. CAT. GOT. HIS. COAT. ALL. BLUE. PAINT._____AUGUST 19TH AUNT. SARAH IS. JUST. FINISHING. ME. A. CALICO. DRESS_____I OFTEN. THINK. OF. BERTIE. AND. JIMMY. I. SUPPOSE. THEY. WILL. NOT. BE. AS. CUNNING. WHEN. I. GET. HOME. AS. THEY. WERE. WHEN. I LEFT.______I. WOULD. LIKE. TO. SEE. PAPA. AND. YOU. AND. GRANDMA. RYLEY. GRANDPA. RYLEY. AND. AUNT. LIZZIE______  AUGUST. 21ST I. HELPED. AUNT. SARAH. CLEAN. THE. MED-ICINE. CHEST. THIS. MORNING. AND. SO. I. DID. NOT. LEARN. ANY. LESSONS_____   AUG 23RD I. HAVE. GROWN THREE. QUARTERS. OF. A. INCH. TALLER. THAN. I. WAS.