Sunday, February 28, 2010

Feb. 28, 1987-99 Elevator Buttons and Happy Birthday, Mary!

Dad's Diary 1989-1999 [lightly edited]

Saturday 1987 - [Arizona] 2 nights spent at Stage Coach Inn in Patagonia, $64.95/night.

Tuesday 1989 -We received 2 dozen lovely red roses from MV -- her 25th birthday.  Also Anna McCann [?] birthday, she is 59 today.  I felt lousy, chills, etc. so stayed home.  I can play Happy Birthday [on piano] from memory.

Wednesday 1990 - [Florida]

Thursday 1991 - Open house program and reception for Gene Williams celebrating his 30 years as Scoutmaster -- 17 Eagle Scouts in those years.  Called MV for her birthday, they are having trouble getting license [?] for their Honda

Friday 1992 - Back in the office after 10 day trip to the Holy Land through E.O. [?].  Still having chills, lots of phlegm in my throat.  G.G. leaves for Florida tomorrow.  GHU is the same, didn't register that we had been gone.  Dusty Irish spoke at church.

Monday 1994 - [Kauai, Hawaii]

Tuesday 1995 - Called Annie [?] in Florida.  Rose [?] also went.  New Denver airport opened today, 18 months late and several billion over cost estimate.  Congress voting on balanced budget bill today.  Jean went to the dentist in AM

Wednesday 1996 - Dr. office called [after physical yesterday] and said I was in good shape medically.  Catherine also went to the Dr., we called and she said everything was OK.  Wendy said she and Tom had broken up.

Saturday 1998 - Went to Wilmington College, saw the play "The Rose Tattoo" by Tennessee Williams.  Stor of a gal whose husband was unfaithful -- he gets killed and she goes batty.  Later falls for a guy that has a rose tattoo and has a happy ending.  Made hotel reservations for Shepherdstown, WV and also at the DC Hilton for 4/3/98 [HH & JWBU's 50th Anniversary].  Jean got new battery for her watch and is typing up recipes for UMW.  In the WNJ about our Police Chief being arrested in conection with the bank robbery in New Vienna.

Sunday 1999 - [Kentucky]  Christian under the weather so Jean stayed with him.  Ginny told me I shouldn't use the church elevator since I wouldn't know what button to push, but to use the stairs.  We had reservations at the Comfort Inn, room 317 at $51.95.  Ginny loves the pool.  For supper we went to Kroger's salad bar at $3.29/pound.  MV and Don get in about 8:30 and they decided to take Christian to the hospital.

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