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AM – Letters from Louise & Mrs. Ellers.

P.M – in studio making drawings on the new portion of “Cicada Woods”– it begins to grow in interest & power– I am getting excited about it...

                

To the North Otto Grange Hall painting – We took food for both noon and evening, as I expected to work up to 6:00 or later (the lighting was not right on the tree I wanted to paint until mid-afternoon...

P.M- In studio working in the “Fantasy of Heat” making many corrections – It functions better now.

Hot and humid—all at once. All verdure has the coppery bronze look of August...

Downtown to tailors—then uphill to 5th St & 8th Ave. Interesting views—looking right down on the tops of homes (street so steep that only one house in a block. (Stairs leading from one street to another)...

Partly cloudy and muggy. P.M. – A hasty sketch from the back of our lot (back of the pavilion) looking S.W. - Done to work out the heat-wave mirage idea, which I want to include in the “Drought Sun” picture.

To Zimmerman Road—; A brilliant day after a cold morning...

To the country around Lake Ontario sketching – (Planning later on to stop by and see Sally, and tell her of the visit of Mary & Dick & M.F.).

To country below Dayton (on 18) – painting of an old Gothic House I had seen last August – with heat & insect rhythms 

A loose day – occasionally the sun slanted forth – At evening, the whole sky became a lurid yellow – the whole earth was lit up shortly after a heavy downpour of rain fell out of the sky –

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