Dad's Diary 1989-1999 [lightly edited]
Sunday 1989 - 89 at church, Helen Drake baptized. Nellie Thornburg put in birthday $$, she is 89.
Monday 1990 - [Roberta visiting]
Thursday 1992 - [Kentucky] Met MV and Don at Outback Restaurant in Lexington. Ginny is growing, she can roll over by herself. We both got sleepy driving on to Williamsburg.
Friday 1993 - Went to Lebanon (Otterbein) to see the Finchs on legal business. 741 is torn up south of the Home. We ate at the Golden Lamb, early bird special was $7.95, plenty of beans. Went to Big Bear for groceries.
Saturday 1994 - [Phoenix AZ] Went to Scottsdale to see the play "Oleanna" about a male professor and a girl student. He is charged with sexual abuse. We went early and got the tickets and then Roberta came with some folks from Senior Village. We enjoy going to the S.W. Grocery, a strong Mexican influence. We visited the Heard Museum. They were also having "Dia de los Muertos." [Officially celebrated on November 2 in connection with All Souls' Day.
Sunday 1995 - Jean is up and walking around. John, Julie and Kate came about 5:30 and we had a snack at the hospital. Julie's brother-in-law is a therapist there. Georgalia joined us for supper, Stan is 57. She said the daughter-in-law from Kenya is more like her than her two daughters, one has been taking movies of local scenes.
Wednesday 1997 - Took the afternoon off, put up storm windows and planted evergreen and the red maples around the yard, mostly on far end across the street. Roger Bahr came over and got our email icon back on the screen. Ed Johnson is pastor at Belfast, Folsom, and ________ UMCs.
Thursday 1998 - Flu shots today. Jean worked at the Senior Center. Hinshaws came about 5, we had expected them at 4 as we had made reservations at Murphin Ridge for 5:30 so called them again. We did get there about 6 and had a very good dinner. $68 for the four of us and we each had cider (refillable) for $1.50 each, plus we had a total of two desserts. They had been hiking in the Edge of the Appalachia Preserve near Lynx - Buzzardroost Rock.
Friday 1999 - [to Kentucky] Drove to Somerset. Halloween party at UMC. MV went to activity at Richmond. Christian can really holler when his Mother leaves. We spent the night there, a real challenge to get to the bathroom with all the clothes hanging on the door.