Tuesday, September 28, 2010

Sept. 28, 1964,86,89-99 Grandma breaks hip

Dad's Diary 1989-1999 [lightly edited]

Monday 1964 - GHU fell and broke femur neck bone in right hip.

Sunday 1986 - [Philippines and Korea trip through 10/10/86]

Thursday 1989 - Farewell party for Bob Mongold, he turned 65.  He has had 64 months with perfect attendance.  Got him a weed-eater for a gift.  The fresh fruit went over well.

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

Saturday 1991 - We went to the Festival of Sharing at the Clark County Fairgrounds.  Talked to Helen Kline, near 60, a student minister at New Marshfield, near Athens, hopes to graduate next June.  Stopped in Xenia to get cards and also at Wilberforce.  John Harner called, was going to bring in a load of manure, so took him home and then on to Don and Martha Ann Bernards for supper.  The John Hughes were also there.  WE got home at 11:45.  Called Joe Horton earlier about visiting him.

Monday 1992 - [Note from Grandma's caregiver included:  Harold:  Ms U sleepy but eating well.  She weighed 95# last Monday, up 4#.  Ate good bit o fsupper, grapes, cheese, etc.  Got a few laughs out of her before I left.]

Tuesday 1993 - [New England and Nova Scotia trip through 10/10/93]

Wednesday 1994 - [to Lancaster PA] We left for Lancaster PA, had lunch in Cambridge OH.  Toll on turnpike was $6.85.

Thursday 1995 - [China trip with Roberta, etc. ends, Cincinnati to home] Jean had meeting in Cincinnati.

Saturday 1996 - [Charleston SC to Charlotte NC] Went to Mt. Pleasant and went on several tours of the [USS] Yorktown aircraft carrier, some 800 feet long.  There were six different tours.  We had the navy lunch there, $4.99.  Left much to be desired.  Left there about 2pm and got to Charlotte about 6:30, stopped at Visitor Center and made reservations for Comfort Inn at Exit 5, went round about way to Stadium where Billy Graham was speaking.  What a crowd, we did find seats – apart – but after 20 minutes of sitting in the rain and only loud rap music we left.  Long walk back to 4th and Cedar where we had parked.  Had a snack at Chiles near the hotel.

Monday 1998 - We had ultrasound tests, all OK.

Tuesday 1999 - Grant Douglas down again.  Got email from Crowsons, their computer is now working.  Doris was over and got some broccoli.  Heard that Almeada Peters has bone cancer and is very uncomfortable.

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