Monday, January 24, 2011

Jan. 25, 1989-99

Notes from Dad's Diary 1989-1999

Wednesday 1989 - Bible Study: Judges and Ruth.  Got ElderHostel - Between Classes.

Thursday 1990 - Piano lesson again [first one in 1990] with Virginia Hildebrant.

Friday 1991 - Mother ate everything but very quiet.  Went to see "10 Little Indians" in Hillsboro, Bill [Horton] backed out so Jo Williams seemed happy to go.  Judge Cartwright cited for DUI, accident in Court House parking lot.  Vaughn Huffman in intensive care.

Saturday 1992 - We spoke to NV Senior Citizens about USSR trip.  First real snow fell in the afternoon.

Monday 1993 - NYT article on world cruises, $25,935 to $126,900, 100 days.

Thursday 1996 - [to Cincinnati] Went to Cincy, reservations at the Cincinnatian Hotel, 4 Stars, big bath suite with round Roman tub $150.  Ate at Palace Restaurant, entrees $22-$29.  Where was Serena?  We were in room 415 at Cincinnatian Hotel, meal at the Palace was $75.41, Room $150 +tax, to make total $240.41.

Saturday 1997 - Jean went to Columbus with Valetta [?], met her at Wilmington PL and then we went to Sabina to their open house for new school building.  Jean got movie at the PL, "Picnic", it is certainly "R" or should be.

Sunday 1998 - [Hawaii] Breakfast in our room, mini loaves of bread, juice, papayas and bananas.   Went to Hilo UMC, very friendly.  Saw Akaka Falls State Park, up to Waipi'o Overlook, got ice cream nearby for lunch.  Got here [Mauna Lani Bay Resort on Kohala Coast] about 4pm, Room 417 $350 with breakfast.  VERY NICE.  Walked up the beach to the Orchid [now Fairmont Orchid] and ate at Brown's Beach House, right on ocean terrace with music.  Took hotel shuttle back.  They kept blowing up balloons for big table.

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