Notes from Dad's Diary 1989-1999 [lightly edited]
Wednesday 1974 - John and Roberta drove from Lake Worth FL to NV from 4AM to 1AM, 1163 miles, turnpike $3.40, food $4.90, gas $33.15.
Monday 1989 - [In Cincinnati after Mie Young's wedding] They [seminar on Selling Your Business] furnished us lunch in the Fountain Room. The Library was having their annual book sale. Met Sankers for supper at Darci's (French and Fast). Had Pinwhirls [?] on Armenian Bread. Visited library in Madeira. Grocery stop in Goshen, melon 27¢/lb, also Kroger's in Blanchester, 1 gallon of 2% milk for 99¢.
Tuesday 1990 - [Turkey]
Wednesday 1991 - [Wendy visiting] On Lions Club Committee, John Hughes got program. George Redfern spoke on problem of underprivileged children. Also on committee was Ernie Cochran and Dana Dunwith, our next President. Had chicken and rice, green beans, perfection salad, ice cream and berries. Total about $60. GHU's cherries ready to be picked.
Friday 1992 - [Richmond KY to Prestonsburg KY] Visited the [Madison County] Court House (inscribed rock of Squire Boone), also the Library, then we met Don for lunch at the Mesa (in the Lexington Green complex). We drove over to Jenny Wiley SRP [State Resort Park], had Room 144, built in 1962, very nice. Made a brief visit to Natural Bridge SRP.
Saturday 1993 - Met Sankers at Fireside Inn (Restaurant) just west of Allensburg on US 50 for lunch, then to the six houses on Clinton County Historical Tour – two houses on S. South, the Weekes old house, Dr. Von Stein home on Center Rd., Grants house on Curry Rd and the house on McCoy Rd. and Old 73 (3 hole out house) plus the log cabin they moved there. Then had turkey dinner at home, had the turkey since January, a 20#.
Sunday 1994 - [Indianapolis with John for Promise Keepers to home] After a nice complimentary breakfast at the hotel [Signature Inn] we drove home, got to NV about 12, just as the Hortons had brought Jean home, they were going to Blanchester to eat. We went to the Otterbein home, really a fund raising program, did a have a great meal of stuffed pork chops and heavy sweets. Also had a nice tour of the facility.
Monday 1995 - Had our first tomato out of the garden, just a small one and the plant looks lousy.
Wednesday 1996 - [ElderHostel program to Czech Republic, Austria and Hungary, returning 6/22]
Thursday 1997 - [Columbus for OSBA] Had breakfast at CWRU [Case Western Reserve] alumni. Met Jean at R... in near North, then we met again at Columbus Public Library, a good walk for her. Had some light refreshments there, passed the original Wendy's (1966) on E. Broad. Had soup at our hotel.
Saturday 1999 - [Mary, Ginny and Christian visiting; to Cleveland] Left here about 1PM, got Ed Jones and on to Baymont Inn at Mayfield Road and I-271 [near Cleveland], then to Bennett Yanowitz's for 6:30, great hosts, Ben and Donna. He was a brain. Lots of h'orderves, etc., then a sit down meal in their basement, looks out on a long lawn. The Dean made a brief appearance. Left there at 10:45.