Journal Entry – Wednesday March 21th 1917

Father says the wind is N.E. Dorothea says N.W. Which am I to believe? Anyhow it was cold wherever it was.

It is also the birthday of the great Dorothea Juliana Drewe. D and I drove to Haine. We saw the baby, poor little thing she looks very frightened.

This retreat of the Germans is evidently a clever move affairs, as they have destroyed everything on their way. Some authorities consider that by doing it now, they have hindered us from making any big move forward this summer.

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