Thursday, December 16, 2010

Dec. 16, 1976, 1989-99 Christmas Caroling

Dad's Diary 1989-1999 [lightly edited]

Thursday 1976 - Richard Rolfe opened restaurant where Ponderosa now is.  He bought the land in 5/76.

Saturday 1989 - [Phoenix] Morgans took us to see Scrooge at the Herberger Theater in downtown Phoenix.

Sunday 1990 - [Kentucky to home] SS and Church in Somerset, then ate at the church pot luck dinner.  Back to church at 4pm for children's practice for the evening service.  Had ordered 5 pizzas for the group, all gone.  We left about 6:15, 221 miles to NV and four hours with stop for gas and McDonald's.

Monday 1991 - [Kentucky to home] Went to Church to watch MV practice with her Kindergarten unit.  Walked around town, including the P.L., then to Boone Tavern for lunch, salad and special entree, $6.95, most entree $9.40.  Got gas for 103.9¢, 160 miles to NV via 68 and Maysville.  Mother eating better but one word seems to be the maximum as far as talking.

Wednesday 1992 - Church Choir meeting at Marty Gillespie's and 5 for pot luck, then went caroling and got home about 9:30.  In Wilmington on legal business, Jean went on to Lebanon to see Star Printing re UMW program printing.

Thursday 1993 - [Ginny visiting] Christmas Caroling evening, Ginny threw quite a fit when Elaine came though she settled down quickly.  Ginny loves Barney on TV.

Friday 1994 - Got passport pictures in Hillsboro at AAA, $5 for 2 pictures .  Visited Henry Edwards in Hospital.

Saturday 1995 - Jim Luck spoke at our Men's Breakfast.  He was Principal at NV for 16 years, has spent 30 years in education.  Spoke on being prepared.  Had a snack at Arby's, 5 for $5 (we ate 3 for supper).  Then at 6:30 to the various churches (5) in Wilmington.  Talked with the Robert Becks [Burk?]

Wednesday 1998 - Much ado in Washington DC about Iraq and the pending important vote.

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