Dad's Diary 1989-1999 [lightly edited]
Friday 1988 - [to Cincinnati] We went to Cincy for Bar Assoc. and Tax meeting. Stayed at Clarion Hotel, $49. Several basketball teams there. Had a nice dinner at the Phoenix Restaurant. ($33.71) Jean bought a bright pair of red corduroy pants for me. Bought 2 pairs of slacks at McAlpins.
Sunday 1990 - GHU had temperature of 103+ so didn't go to SS or come up here to eat. Put up some of the Christmas lights.
Monday 1991 - [Phoenix to home] Catherine joined us for breakfast in the room. She has a small lump on her chin. [? I have no recollection of that.] Roberta met us at airport for lunch. Drove back to West side and had lunch at Tasters, near Piccadilly [can't find info on Tasters and no Piccadilly locations left in AZ], new management this past week, what a huge salad and cinnamon roll. Then we went next door to drug store and had ice cream, 1 dip 59¢. The plane was full and a hard rain for our drive to NV.
Wednesday 1992 - Linda Lorenz and Mr. East had a musical program for the NV Lions Club at the NV Senior Citizens. Jean went to Hillsboro to see the Culbreaths. Computer demo, also talked with Bob Hodson, he has software that will print out an auto route to X place with time and distance.
Thursday 1993 - [Ginny visiting] Carolyn R. and I went to Holiday Inn West in Columbus for all day meeting on cobra. This is the fourth day of Haynie murder trial in Wilmington, this 17-year-old shot his 15-year-old ex-girlfriend's mother. Set up evening for the NVUMC Bazaar. GG and H.L. are staying overnight in Chillicothe for tax school.
Friday 1994 - Bought acorn squash for 19¢ at Aldi's and fresh pineapple at Bob and Carls for 99¢. Jean and Betty Eltzroth working on the pecan distribution.
Saturday 1995 - [Orlando Florida to Cincinnati] After some traffic hassles at Orlando, we left at 10:30 with plenty of room on the plane. Had reservations at the Crowne Plaza, $69 at 15 W. 6th St. [now vacant?, Google maps, show this location as occupied by Ceilings Unlimited and National Industries Corp.], has just reopened in Oct. 1995. We met Serena for supper and ate at Pigall's. [127 W. 4th St. This later changed to Tonic on 4th and is now possibly called Local 127.] Lots of people downtown for Christmas stuff.
Monday 1996 - Cataract operation at 6:45, poor night of sleep.
Tuesday 1997 - Jean helped the Hauses and the Walkers decorate the Church. Confusion between Gerry and his mother on her arrival in Phoenix. [She arrived on a flight about 6 hours after she was expected, having gotten confused when she changed planes.]
Wednesday 1998 - [Cincinnati to home] After breakfast in our room made stop at Honda east about the radio. Lunch in Midland, senior menu for $3.50 each includes entree, coleslaw, potato, vegetable and roll. Lions Club Christmas program at NV Senior Citizens, $8.50. Sat near Geringers, been here 15 years and Larry Blackburn, he is up at 4:00 to milk cows. Jean Wolfe can hardly walk.
Thursday 1999 - We went to Wilmington. Jean had mammogram at CMH at 6:30pm. X-ray shows lump in left breast. We had a late supper at Bob Evans, a noisy dish drop off behind our booth.