Tuesday, March 02, 2010

March 2, 1989-99 New table and chairs

Dad's Diary 1989-1999 [lightly edited]

Thursday 1989 - Got a quick appointment with Dr. McMullen -- enamel chip off my tooth.  Went square dancing, they have ordered 1M [thousand] ribbons for the June 11th jamboree.  Bob Olinger [?] passed away at 73.

Friday 1990 - [Florida]

Saturday 1991 - Nice day to work outdoors.  Mother was about as talkative tonight as I recall.  We went to the play "The Belle of Amherst" sole actor was Susan Kensinger Gingerich [?] as Miss Emily Dickinson -- life at home in mid-19th century.  A UMW friend had student there from Holland, reminded us of our stay in Otterlo in 1988.

Sunday 1992 - John and Julie here for church, brought Grandma over for lunch and took her back about 5:30.  Poor appetite and little conversation.  [I'm] still feeling lousy with stuffed up nose, chills and coughing.

Wednesday 1994 - [Hawaii]

Thursday 1995 - Catherine made her weekly call, about 7:15 our time, 5:15 in AZ.  Roberta has sold her Philip Morris stock.  Met Serena for lunch, ate in Fairfield.  Jean had trouble getting the car started.  Went to Value City, near Tri-County, what a huge place, both the "general store" and the furniture store.  Then to Globe Furniture near I-75 and 275 and got the expandable table with 6 chairs.  They wanted $100 to deliver and also they came down $10/chair upon request.  Got cottage cheese at Blanchester Kroger's, 88c (24oz) and grapes for 99c/pound.

Friday 1996 - [to Kentucky]  Had lunch at Cracker Barrel in Georgetown KY  - en route to Somerset.

Sunday 1997 - [Kentucky]

Monday 1998 - Jean had scroll meeting in Wilmington.  Had another of their mail order closings.

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