Sunday, September 12, 2010

Sept. 12, 1988-99 Bargain clothes

Dad's Diary 1988-1999 [lightly edited]

Monday 1988 - [Elderhostel Netherlands 2-week bike trip through 9/16]

Tuesday 1989 - We went to Hillsboro on legal business. Langstons was having a going out of business sale. Bought 5 shirts, two Beau Brummel at $8 each and 3 Savanti shirts. Also Cowden slacks, Dakota slacks and a pair of Levis. Made reservations to fly to Portland ME on 9/19. Mowed the grass and dug some carrots.

Wednesday 1990 - [Japan and China through 9/30]

Thursday 1991 - [USSR trip through 9/18/91]

Saturday 1992 - [Roberta and Serena visiting] 156# on scales. Helen Drake celebrated her 90th birthday at NV Senior Citizens, brought GHU over. Serena here, she is having trouble with her Mustang which needs rings?? Bob, Bev, and Lisa Gooding here until after 11pm, they had been to Hartford.

Sunday 1993 - Joe and Mary came up for ice cream and cake. (Bill stayed home to watch tennis.) Played Uno and also looked at some old pictures. GHU better today. She keeps having urinary tract infections and then her temperature goes up.

Tuesday 1995 - [China trip with Roberta, etc. through 9/27/95]

Thursday 1996 - Typed a letter to Roberta on the computer, did learn how to reduce the size of the print after it is typed. We rode our bikes out NV Road. Finally got form back from Dan Wilder.

Friday 1997 - [Cincinnati to KY] Walked around Asbury campus, quite spruced up. Had supper at Sugar Shack, it was OK, but what slow service. The Crowsons have a for sale sign up on their house. They are talking of buying a lot to build on.

Saturday 1998 - Went to Staples and got 6 desk blotters for conference room. To the library, spoke with Ann Hunt, she is a distant relative of Les Reynolds. To Extended Care, they have a lot of vacancies. To the Corn Festival, $2 each. Lots of old tractors, big quilt show. Didn't know that Becky Johnson is in that. We had a lamb sandwich and some ice cream. Lots of people there. To the Murphy, Rosemary Clooney performance. She is from Augusta KY and is 70. [She died 6/29/02 of lung cancer.] The Murphy is celebrating their 80th year.  Had great seats, E7,9 near the door, the fresh air felt good.

Sunday 1999 - [Seattle -- Credit card statement shows charges at: Red Robin, Seattle Aquarium, Anthony's at Point Defiance, Nordstrom's and Sheraton Hotels.]

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