Dad's Diary 1989-1999 [lightly edited]
Friday 1988 - [Elderhostel Netherlands 2-week bike trip through 9/16]
Saturday 1989 - [Columbus to home] Had originally planned to go to China today but Elderhostel cancelled the trip. Visited Worthington P.L., then to see Thelma Holmes at Westerville. Had lunch at I-270 and 23. Bought some things at Drug Emporium, had three Wells things through Tak-A-Toy. Visited new Columbus P.L. (opened last month) and had supper at Bob Evans at Exit 100.
Sunday 1990 - [to Japan and China through 9/30] Left for Tokyo and Beijing on Elderhostel via Japan Airlines, plane fare $1349, whole 3 weeks was $2500.
Monday 1991 - [USSR trip through 9/18/91]
Thursday 1993 - [to Newark] After a Jeff Streber court hearing in Wilmington we drove to Newark to John and Julie's house. They had made reservations at the new Cherry Valley Lodge for dinner, it was a great deal, as all meals during the break-in period were half price. Beautiful interior court yard.
Friday 1994 - Probate meeting (#6) at the Ohio Center. I went with Jim Miller who drove and Jim Williams also went. Judy Gano came back with us.
Saturday 1995 - [Leave for China trip with Roberta, etc. through 9/27/95]
Monday 1996 - Jean writing up biographies of new UMW District group. Ran into Roger Achor [?] at the Court House, with his two uncles from Florida, both attorneys. One is 76. Had Pastoral Relations meeting at church. Matter of why the preacher's wife doesn't come was brought up. Bought tape recorder at Walmart.
Tuesday 1997 - Ruth Houck [?] and I interviewed 3 different applicants for the next Leadership Clinton class.
Wednesday 1998 - McFadden closing today. [Kenneth] Starr delivers his report on Clinton to Congress. [Lewinsky scandal] Jean had program at Marjorie Kirpatrick's on Sweden. She fixed dinner for them. Ed Brown, NV Mayor since '93 resigned, also the Chief of Police. Barry Williams here briefly. Dow Jones was up yesterday 350+ points, today down 150. Catherine called this AM. Getting ready for new pavement on 73.
Thursday 1999 - [to Seattle] Drove to Columbus for flight to Seattle, $160 round trip. Had reservations at the Comfort Inn near Sea-Tac.