Notes from Dad's Diary 1989-1999
Monday 1989 - Howland closing. Jean made lentil soup.
Wednesday 1991 - Mother now has oxygen thing for her nose rather than just a mask. Took Roberta to Columbus airport with detour to Jeffersonville, a nice freeway approach now. Supper at Cracker Barrel, had Greens and Ham for $2.69. Visit to WCH PL.
Thursday 1992 - Fall International Elder Hostel catalog arrived.
Saturday 1993 - Beautiful sunny day. We drove out to Auburn Church , then rode bikes on to Hillsboro and had lunch at Rae's, buffet $3.99. Bought rubber boots at TSC for $13.99, current pair bought at Syn.... [?] Store in Wilmington in 1980. Got garden seeds for 10 cents/pack. Jean found two $1 bills along the road. Got off family letter on our word processor software.
Sunday 1994 - Met Goodings at Das Sch... [?] in Waynesville for lunch. Made a stop at Wilmington College Library. Goodings got a '94 Chrysler last fall. They are going on a 5-day trip to St. Lucia in February. Bob is talking of retiring before 7/1/94 because of a change in health benefits.
Thursday 1997 - Bible Study, just five of us there. Esther S dropping out of bills [?] she is having trouble with her legs. Wendy has new job doing childcare at Bally's Gym.
Friday 1998 - [Hawaii] Left after another nice breakfast, went to Kona Historical Society, then to Refugee place. Lunched at a bakery in Naalehu on bread samples. Staying at Volcano Hole $75, drove around the Crater Rim and Chain of Craters Hwy (just like its name), through telescope could see bright lava on the surface. Had supper at [?] steam-vent take out around the corner.