Notes from Dad's Diary 1989-1999
Friday 1989 - [Peoria IL] Lions Club Pancake Supper at ECHS @$2.50/each. Serena didn't feel like doing much, very little appetite. We ate at Ponderosa.
Saturday 1990 - Lions Club Pork Chop Dinner, $4 and $2.50. I was in charge of publicity and ticket committee. Mary, Bill and I went to see GHU. While we were there Vivian (79) and Mugs (85) came to visit also. We ate at the Hickory House [near Hillsboro? only ones I found were near Columbus], liver and onions $5.15.
Monday 1992 - Clinton County Lincoln Day Dinner @$15. We took the Jacque Laymons and HQ Thornburg, about 400 present. Mike DeWine spoke, they are expecting their 8th child, oldest is 23. [Website says he has eight children although one died in a car accident in 1993, and his son, R. Patrick DeWine is Ohio (Hamilton County) Common Pleas Judge.]no
Wednesday 1993 - Kroger had strawberries @99¢/pint. Bible study wind up on Book of Acts. Another McKay Hearing.
Thursday 1994 - Dinner and dance for square dance group, catered by McCoys, $10/each. Still very icy out.
Friday 1995 - Article in NYT about Berkshire Hathaway, whose stock is now selling for $24,500 a share (30 years ago it was selling at less than $20/share. As of 2/10/2011 - one share selling at $125,830.00 according to Google Finance.) Closing comment was that Buffett's book @$24.95 was a better buy than the stock. (Buffet's book Of Permanent Value - publication date 1994 - is selling used for $95.00 on Amazon.)
Saturday 1996 - [Bermuda] Walked the old RR right-of-way in St. George area. In PM went to Perfumery, nothing too exciting. Then to ______ where we saw a lot of interesting animals and a BIG eel.
Monday 1997 - [South Africa]
Tuesday 1998 - Wayne Hagemeyer turns 77. Finally had closing on GHU house @$70,500.
Wednesday 1999 - [Florida] Went to Lake Worth beach and had breakfast at John G's, no line at 7am. [Roberta reported on 1/28/10 that "John G." had recently passed away.] Out to Rob and Cindy's future home site and BIG house, near west end of Hypoluxo Rd. Had nice visit with the Barbers who now live at 1025 North. B St. Surprised to see North grade school leveled. Lunch at Toojay's in Lake Worth, 419 Lake Ave.