Saturday, April 10, 2010

April 10, 1989-99 Wages in 1948

Notes from Dad's Diary 1989-1999 [lightly edited]

Monday 1989 - [Cross-country bike ride San Diego to Jacksonville continues through May 5]

Tuesday 1990 - Really a wet day.  Mother's appetite nil.  Called Hortons -- Bill is having trouble with his knee, Cris still looking for a job and has problem deciding of whether to move to Lake Worth or somewhere else.

Wednesday 1991 - Can play Pomp and Circumstance [on the piano] fairly well. 

Saturday 1993 - Mowed grass for first time [this year].

Sunday 1994 - [Roberta visiting]

Monday 1995 - Leon and Esther Salisbury took us to Cincinnati to see the presentation "The Living Cross" at the Springdale Church of the Nazarene at 11177 Springfield Pike where Carol is a member, had to sit in the balcony.  We ate at Red Lobster.  New furniture and computer set-up in the Probate Court and Recorders office.

Wednesday 1996 - Jean had Women's Club at the Wooden Spoon -- long program by Mrs. Woods on their trip to Australia and New Zealand -- 2 hours+ including video they had taken.  Reminded Jean of that program years ago on covered bridges.  Both Catherine and Roberta called.  Roberta was really excited about Robbins and Myers going up.

Thursday 1997 - Melbrin [?] dissolution hearing.  Jean working at Senior Citizens.   Went square dancing, 3 squares.  Elsie has moved with Tom Gibson.  Ran across old Wells PR from 1948, basic wage was 55¢/hour, top was Manager for $42/week.

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