Dad's Diary 1989-1999 [lightly edited]
Thursday 1989 - Snow on the ground this AM.
Friday 1990 - Mother didn't seem so good today. She did sit up in the chair. We ate at the Wilmington Chinese Restaurant. Tami Cain waited on us. Gas 136.9¢/gal.
Saturday 1991 - Spoke on the USSR at the 7am Men's Church breakfast. Had supper at school Carnival. ⃞ dance tonight, Bill Everhart, 127 present, $3/person.
Monday 1992 - [Seattle to Far East Trip with Liggitts]
Tuesday 1993 - [Roberta leaves] Took Roberta to Columbus airport, a damp and very cloudy day. We drove back to Yummers for supper and were home at 7:50 for the last question on jeopardy. Roberta is a great help in going to see Grandma. Bought entertainment book at Yummers, now $35.
Wednesday 1994 - [to Phoenix] Fly to Phoenix on the 7:20 pm non-stop flight from Cincinnati. Had reservations at Plaza Suites, SE of 33rd and Peoria, $41/night, in room 126. Cincy parking is $3/day for first week, then $2/day for second week.
Thursday 1995 - Allens had auction sale across the street, moved there 57 years ago today. House brought $32,000 + 10%.
Saturday 1996 - Painted the toe boards in kitchen. John called, they have bought a computer.
Sunday 1997 - Minister used a hot pad (used when picking up hot things) as in illustration of trust, it may wear out, but not the Lord. Drove through Beavercreek, a very nice library on old US-35, interesting book on Counties. Then had lunch at 3:30 at Cookers in Fairfield Mall. Back to Wilmington for 1st Annual (?) Bell Choir (5 different ones) at Laurel Oaks.
Monday 1998 - [Auburn to home] Drove to Indianapolis to see Brian Davidson of Pay-Lo, a slow pay, he is west of I-465. Then to Westin Hotel to see Mie Young, Greg, and Hannah, she will be 2 the end of month, seems very grown up. Feeds self well and used napkins. Had on a black outfit with a black hat. We ate at a Chinese Buffet place in 900 W Indiana block, $5.25/person. Walked around downtown Indianapolis, looks very nice. Big Nordstrom store. Stopped at Eaton library, very crowded, then home via Gratis, Germantown, etc. with supper at Waynesville.
Tuesday 1999 - [Roberta visiting] Jean had UMW meeting here, Virginia Hildebrant was cohostess. They served apple crisp. Helen Roberts problem with her P/A. Roberta took Ruth Shoemaker to Waynesville for lunch.