Tuesday, October 12, 2010

Oct. 12, 1989-99 Jack Walker passes

Dad's Diary 1989-1999 [lightly edited]

Thursday 1989 - [Roberta visiting] Jean, Roberta and Grandma went to Dayton Mall to shop.  GHU bought a hat.

Friday 1990 - Went to Hillsboro, got new gas can.  Emergency squad had dinner at the Lions Club.  At Isaacs got gallon of cider for $3, and half peck of apples for $3 (16 apples).  Doris, on Chinese "E" trip called us.

Saturday 1991 - [Roberta visiting] Went to Hillsboro at noon.  Roly's [?] moving in next door.  We went for bike ride, 7 miles around Powell Road.

Monday 1992 - [Seattle to Far East Trip with Liggitts]

Tuesday 1993 - Hard to get more than a yes or no from GHU.  Jean went to UMW meeting at Evy Johnsons house.  Christmas seals are in the mail.

Wednesday 1994 - Jean spoke at Women's Club on Leadville CO and Evelyn Furman who runs the place, who we met back in July.

Thursday 1995 - The Crowsons arrive at 11pm.  Roberta called about CSX increasing their dividend and 2for1 split.

Saturday 1996 - Zurface auction sale date, 628 acres @$2480 [or $248?] an acre.   Met with Dayes re their property exchange.  Planted 12 trees and/or evergreens, four on street right away across from tennis court.

Sunday 1997 - Stan Fawley preached at UMC here, he is now 2nd at Wesley Glen in Columbus OH.

Monday 1998 - [Kentucky to home] MV was up early, went for a walk with Susan at 6am.  MV says she is on a diet.  After breakfast we hauled two loads of limbs over to a sink hole near Rudy's house.  Left Somerset about 10am, with a German language tape to listen to.  Had lunch at Cracker Barrell at Exit 126.  A grocery stop at Mayers, saw milk for 99¢/gal.  Really too big a store to walk around in.  Elderhostel International catalog came.  Goodings called about getting together next week to see the leaves at Pike Lake.

Tuesday 1999 - Cape May board meeting, have sold two units this past month, still 13 units that are vacant.  Clara Sears here to help with windows in getting ready for UMW meeting.  Jack Walker passed away suddenly this evening.  Parsonage has new windows like ours.  Mowed the grass.  Got new 2000 summer catalog from Elderhostel, a big 234 pages.

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