Dad's Diary 1989-1999 [lightly edited]
Sunday 1989 - John and Jean went to Butlerville UMC where Everett Bailey is pastor, John spoke on this summer experience. I took GHU and Helen Drake to Westboro UMC for their 135th anniversary. Our own charge conference was at 3:30 and evening service at 7:30. Rev. Huthchinson [sp?] is the DS, his second year here.
Monday 1990 - [Japan and China through 9/30]
Friday 1991 - [USSR trip through 9/18/91]
Thursday 1992 - Bonnie Walters (53) killed in auto crash on SR-73 and Leeka Rd.
Friday 1993 - Took three skids of stuff out of upstairs at Wells. Had time cards back to 1945.
Saturday 1994 - [To KY, Roberta visiting] Mildred Parr sale today. We left for Burnside with MUH and Roberta to see the Crowsons. Had lunch at Shoney's in Lexington as Cracker Barrel had 20 minute wait. The Crowsons live about a block from the lake. Ginny loves to throw crackers, etc. for the ducks. A number of big houseboats for sale. One of them invited us in for a tour, must have thought we were :hot prospects." MV had us for dinner. Serena (who also drove down), John, Julie and Kate [who had been in Louisville on trust business] and the four of us. MV had reserved two, turned out to be three rooms for the four of us at Annie's [?] at $50 a double per night. She had known Julie, as they had both been teachers at Princeton [?].
Friday 1995 - [China trip with Roberta, etc. through 9/27/95]
Wednesday 1997 - We went via Wilmington then Lebanon (Finch estate), had lunch at the Golden Lamb, we weren't over impressed, most entrees $7.80, many with brussel sprouts. Then on to Columbus for start of Murphy Estate (Bill Flint's sister-in-law), ran into Trish White in Court House, she has had this job for 12 years with English friend [?]. Had supper in WCH at Chinese restaurant for $6.50. Brought home enough food for another meal. Calling hours for Polly Gibson. She was 89.
Thursday 1998 - Went to see Betty Streber, bought her a two-year CD. Betty Young, winding up Tom's estate. She has her work cut out for her. Betty was telling me how bad Connie Streber is. Picked cantaloupe out of garden.
Friday 1999 - [Holden Village WA]