Sunday, March 20, 2011

March 21, 1989-99

HH's Diary 1989-1999 [lightly edited]

Sunday 1954 - [En route to Europe on cruise ship, Saturnia]

Tuesday 1989 - Took bike out to Harners for it's trip west. Science Fair at New Vienna school. Had homemade soup for supper. John called.

Wednesday 1990 - [Georgia] Took tour of Jekyll Island, very interesting, had lunch at their bakery, soup on the veranda. Drove on to Savannah, had reservations at The Presidents' Quarters, corner of President and Lincoln Sts. In room 403, the Harry Truman Room. A lot of Presidential memorabilia. Afternoon tea with cherry jubilee cake. Ate dinner at the Shrimp Factory, $43 for the two of us. Had fruit bowl in our room.

Saturday 1992 - Marvin Chamberlain of Westboro spoke to our UMC Men's group. Westboro UMC is planning a big expansion program. David Martin is pastor. John and Julie move into their new home at 1030 Shaw Drive, Newark.

Sunday 1993 - [Kentucky] We went to Pleasant View UMC, Don spoke on John 9. Had lunch at Williamsburg [KY] Holiday Inn, buffet was $4.95.

Monday 1994 - Talked with Everett Penn about Ted Walmn.  The Thompsons [which Thompsons?] in Portland, OR wrote us that they had seen our picture in pictures that their friends were showing them.

Tuesday 1995 - We went to Dr. about our poison ivy, which I got last Saturday in working on the grape vines. Went to Hillsboro in the PM, saw Elsie Satterfield* in her new home. Greg (her nephew) is quite a character with all his gold bracelets. Gals here -- Betty Adams and Linda [Pinkerton] to wash windows and put up screens.

Friday 1997 - Daffodils out in front of house. New code supplements came.

Sunday 1999 - [Portugal and Spain trip through April 8]
*HH added in 2011: Elsie was a widow and had no close family and I was her POA [Power of Attorney].  She had a nephew who was not bashful about his needs for financial help. she was a soft touch for realtors and relatives. Her maiden name was Garrison and she married Archie Satterfield, who had a seven figure estate.  Her aunt was Violet Thompson b. 1/5/1902

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