Dad's Diary 1988-1999 [lightly edited]
Wednesday 1989 - [Roberta visiting] Jean, Roberta and Grandma went to Wilmington. GHU bought three new dresses and a new coat (½ length). Recoated our driveway, plus GHU's, B. Thompson and Wells small area. Ordered tickets for trip to Phoenix at Christmas time.
Thursday 1990 - [Kentucky to home] Breakfast at MV's, she had made banana bread and baked eggs, etc. for us. She is working two days/week at Shaker Village (double room $45-85) in the Meeting House, where she sings. Admission is $6.50, though we got in free (later) because of MV. She sings on the hour and tells about the Shaker music. Had lunch at the Summer Kitchen (pie $2). Stopped at Cincy Court House, called Sankers and supper (Chinese) at Midland, really pretty good.
Friday 1991 - [Roberta visiting] Went to Yellow Springs and met Serena, ate at Sunrise Cafe, four of us for $25. The Winds Cafe was crowded and meals there started at $12.95. Long senate hearing on Judge Thomas for the Supreme Court.
Sunday 1992 - [Seattle to Far East Trip with Liggitts]
Monday 1993 - [Columbus Day] John, Julie and Kate stopped on their return after a weekend with the Crowsons with the last night at the Beaumont Inn.
Tuesday 1994 - [Hocking Hills to home] Went for a walk in the woods across the street. Oh yes, the room was $90/night. Made a stop at Ross County Court House, also Hillsboro and had lunch at Magees in Hillsboro.
Wednesday 1995 - Had Hyer hearing in Wilmington, ate at Bob Evans, Jean had Women's Club meeting at Jo Williams. Bible Study in PM, 9 present. Sheila King went for interview at Liberty Bank. Bill Baugh died at 72.
Friday 1996 - Jean saw George Rice re our new kitchen and recreation room flooring.
Saturday 1997 - Tore out the ramp at GHU's. Went to Wilmington. Milk $1.19 at Aldi's. Ate at Taco Bell. Got haircut at Greg's, $7.
Sunday 1998 - [Kentucky] Ginny woke up with a temperature of 105 ° and Don took her to the hospital at 5am. Don and I went to monthly Men's Meeting at church. The basketball star from U.K. who has turned evangelist spoke. Don was preaching elsewhere so I went back to church on my own. Jim Byrd is the new pastor. Ginny improved as the day wore on. MV and Susan got back about 7pm. [MV] Saw a lot of Serena and said she looked great. Serena sent us a lot of granola and MV brought us bagels and a book, Don't Forget the Popsicle [?].