Wednesday, December 15, 2010

Dec. 15, 1989-99 To and from Kentucky

Dad's Diary 1989-1999 [lightly edited]

Friday 1989 - [Phoenix]

Saturday 1990 - [to Kentucky after a day trip to Brookville, Greenville, etc.] Met John at Brookville P.L. at 9:30, then to Greenville to take some of John's furniture to Serena.  Then we all came back to Brookville to meet Julie, who was coming from Illinois.  Then to NV, from which we left for Somerset, KY.  Tried to mail birthday card to Gerry, ended up at downtown PO but last mail pick up at 6pm on Saturday.  We had plans to eat at Bangkok Gardens, had called them but no answer.  Much traffic around Turfway Exit, finally found the restaurant but it was closed "for repairs," the place was in our Entertainment Book.  Had supper at Cracker Barrel at Exit 126, gas at Mobil was 106.9¢.

Sunday 1991 - [Kentucky] We went with Don to SS and church at Simpson Memorial.  38 at church.  Don seems to enjoy preaching, though he was up until 3:30 working on the sermon.  Ate at their house again then to the Somerset UMC at 4:30.  We cut up some home made ⃞'s for candle holders.  After the choir program they had a carry in dinner at the Adams.

Wednesday 1993 - [Ginny visiting] Wells Christmas party at NV Senior Citizens.  Took extra dinner to Wendell Rhoades.  Ginny spilled Ajax power in the Ladies Room.

Sunday 1996 - Met Goodings at Restaurant in Oregonia.  We were there for 3 hours.  Back to Wilmington, Arby's was having 5 for 5, a saving of $3.95.  Then to Church of Christ for their Christmas program, this is the 6th year and their last night.  Got gas for 124.9¢.

Monday 1997 - [Kentucky to home] Came back from Somerset.  Beans and greens at Cracker Barrel is $3.99.  The SA Station at Exit 126 in KY opened 9/97.

Tuesday 1998 - UMW Meeting at Hannah's.  Gas at Streber's is 87.9¢.

Wednesday 1999 - Jean went to CMH dinner and she got a new passport book.  First skiff of sow but did not stick to sidewalk.

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