Sunday, April 17, 2011

April 18, 1989-99

New Vienna Forestry Department

HH's Diary 1989-1999 [lightly edited]

Monday 1988 - DPL 1988 = 19.2 KWH;  1989 = 22.9 KWH $55.30;  1996 = 22.5 KWH  $68.82

Tuesday 1989 - [Cross-country bike ride San Diego to Jacksonville continues through May 5]

Wednesday 1990 - [Roberta visiting] Mother seems to be asleep most of the time.  She leans to the right so much in her wheel chair.  A slow process in getting her to eat, she loves grapes and strawberries.

Thursday 1991 - Jean spoke at Blanchester UMC on our trip to China.  Put out 12 broccoli plants.

Saturday 1992 - Got 30 trees in Wilmington but too wet to put them out.  Everett Bailey spoke at our UMC Men's Group.  They are planning a trip to Israel in 1994. 

Monday 1994 - [England] Moved to the Chimes in Silver Hill area of Hastings.  Had nice front room over the dining area for 15# per night and also more choice for breakfast.  Peggy Pealle died at 69, retired 9/93 after 24 years as County Treasurer.

Tuesday 1995 - Moving day at Wilmington District UMC into old Sears building.  We helped a little, there were plenty of people.  MV and John both called.  Ate lunch at Chinese Restaurant, special was $2.75 and beef salad $3 (strips of beef over lettuce and that over noodles).  Got strawberries at Kroger's for 99¢/quart.  Picked nice bunch of asparagus in the garden.  Planted onions.

Thursday 1996 - We were in Wilmington at 7:30 for Jean's colonoscopy, she didn't remember a thing.  Ground breaking at WPL for new addition.  Got 25 red maple trees and 25 red oak trees.  [New Vienna must be getting heavily forested by now.]  We had lunch at Ponderosa.  Gas now 123.9¢

Friday 1997 - Jean had appointment at Christ Hospital, had lunch at Olive Garden at King Auto Mall exit.  Had soup, salad and rolls for $4.95 each -- supposed to be free refills but waitress did not offer.  Made stop at Warren County Probate Court for [Donald?] Lynch Estate.  Jean got stuff at Ace Hardware to clean up surplus pill containers.  Cleaned up sticks in back yard.

Saturday 1998 - Breakfast at Church.  Paul Kari [Vietnam POW] spoke, as prisoner his weight went from 173 to 103#.  Morton auction sale in Lees Creek.  Senior Citizens pancakes for lunch.  Joke of taking couple up in plane for free if they didn't talk.  They made it.  Pilot surprised.  Man: "I almost said something when Ethel fell out of plane."  Had supper at Ponderosa.

Sunday 1999 - Pastor had children's services on foreign objects in water and how we can strain the particles out.  Same way with prayers, etc. in our lives.  Got us out 4 new toothbrushes for each of us.   Delta -- Escape Weekends:  Newark $99, Denver $149, Chicago $79, Portland $179, Philadelphia $89, Toronto $119, Milwaukee $79, Little Rock $79, Grand Rapids $69.

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