Freezing on ground + snow lying in shade, on green + on hills but very little. It was fresh all day with a little rain. Jean [Muir] rang at 6. I was up at Bowhill in the forenoon + back to Broadmeadows in afternoon where there was a false alarm of S.F. [Scarlet Fever?] in a child of James Goodfellow. D. [David Graham, co-partner] did Sunderland Hall as he was at Bridgelands + Lindean School. Got Xmas cards from Stelk [Stelek?], Lockharts, Mrs Ramsay etc. Helen very busy with Xmas tree for child welfare.
[Source: Scottish Borders Archives & Local History Service SBA/657/22, Dr J S Muir of Selkirk, medical practitioner, journal for 1919]