Dad's Diary 1989-1999 [lightly edited]
Saturday 1988 - Left on Elderhostel Netherlands 2-week bike trip, cost $1710.
Sunday 1989 - New Methodist Church Hymnals. John spoke at Church on his experiences in Eastern Europe. Jean lost the diamond out of her ring.
Monday 1990 - [Labor Day] We stayed home and labored, planted grass at church, worked both gardens over, Jean mowed grass and I dug up old rose bush near light pole across the street.
Tuesday 1991 - [Helsinki and Moscow trip ends]
Saturday 1994 - [Ephraim WI]
Sunday 1995 - [to Murphin Ridge] After Church we went with John, Julie and Kate to Murphin Ridge. Had lunch reservations at 2:30 and later we tried horseshoes, croquet, tennis, swimming (water was cold), shuffleboard, and hiking. About 8pm we had a snack which we had brought from home. We had #4 and John and Julie had #1. $89 each + $5.54 tax.
Wednesday 1997 - Lions Club program at new NV school, K-5th grade. Ladies were invited. Dick Geringer starting 14th year. Hauses have lived downtown for 2 [or 21?] years.
Thursday 1998 - [possibly this was in 1997] Went to Wilmington for tests, ultrasound of my abdominal area, ½ hour, that is as painless as it comes. Also EKG and blood tests. Really am feeling better. Betty Young was in the office with her problems. Finally getting Wells final figures. Earl Cranston in office, go to JR Motel in Branson.
Friday 1999 - Bar meeting, Jerry Bryant talking about trip to Alaska. John Miller after 6 years in Wilmington going to Chicago. Wallie Schutt said his wife has been quite ill. We had dental appointments, no cavities. Jean had tests at CMH at 3pm. Got announcement about Elaine Burton getting married. Article in WNJ about Wilmington Presbyterian to break ground for new church near Holmes School. Roof is on at new 7th Day Adventist Church on Rt. 73 toward NV from Wilmington. Program on Sagamore Hill, T. Roosevelt's home. The Rob Hortons are now on the Internet.