Notes from Dad's Diary 1989-1999 [lightly edited]
Tuesday 1990 - Jean had prayer meeting at 7. Picked beans in the garden. Chas Lewis finished up painting Mother's home., some $2900 for labor and some $500 for paint. Gas bill 58 CCFS for $30.01.
Wednesday 1991 - Still very nice weather. Reading WNJ about David Striker. He does need his head examined.
Friday 1992 - [Seattle to Far East Trip with Liggitts]
Saturday 1993 - [UMC Laity Weekend at Proctor Center] Fast Day at Proctor Center. Hayride in the evening.
Sunday 1994 - [Havasupai to Phoenix AZ] Hiked out of the canyon and drove back to Seligman for lunch. The couple that run the barber shop and the Chamber of Commerce are old timers who remember when US-66 was the main route [replaced by I-40 in 1984] and was also big as a train stop [last passenger car service in 1984 also], a Harvey Restaurant. [El Havasu Harvey House. Built 1897 by A&P. Last ATSF passenger service 1971. Last Amtrak service 1984. Demolished, 2008.] Roberta had transmission problems with her Taurus in North Phoenix so had to have car towed in. Luckily the warranty covered it up to 50 miles, it was 47.
Monday 1995 - Had dental appointments then Court House and ate at Frisch's for supper. Gas 98.9¢.
Wednesday 1996 - Men arrived to lay carpet in recreation room and bathrooms as well as the linoleum in the kitchen, They are putting plywood down first.
Saturday 1999 - Went to Festival of Sharing at Clark County Fairgrounds. Don M. [Milbin?] was there, also Edwin [?] and Katherine from Martinsville. Had ice cream at Young's (1 dip $1.40) then to Yellow Springs Public Library, old magazines are free. Had supper at Sunrise Cafe in YS, Jean had Rack of Lamb, they cook on the grill out in front, it was $10. I had vegetable shish-kebabs. Cold wind.