Wednesday, May 18, 2011

May 19, 1989-99

KY, MI, NH and Canada

Dad's Diary 1989-1999 [lightly edited]

Friday 1989 -  [Toledo for Ohio Bar Meeting] Had breakfast in our [Radisson] hotel room.  Went to luncheon – $15.  Jean had called Lee Ackerman a couple of times, always a conflict with her Mother, etc.  Ate at Real Seafood on the river, $23.  A "mob" of people along the river (5-7:30pm).  We have the weekend rate of $49, got breakfast coupons for $5.

Saturday 1990 - Tom Pointer of Sabina spoke at the Prayer Breakfast, about 30 present.

Sunday 1991 - [Kentucky to New Vienna] We drove to Somerset for Church, then had brunch at the Church, then saw the Crowsons new parsonage here on Rt. 90., two miles east of US 27.  Church building is 12 years old.  Had left Serena's car at the Sankers so had visit there.  Bill is having a hernia operation and Jeanne is having tests. 

Monday 1992 - [northern Ohio to Michigan with the Baileys] On to Holland, Michigan, still some tulips in bloom.  Visited Baker Furniture Museum, then lunch at Sandpiper, great view and imaginative food, such as dried tomatoes.  Visited tulip grower north of town and then on to Grand Rapids at the Red Roof Inn for $37.

Thursday 1994 - Jean had cast cut off [fractured ankle 4/16/94] and was able to take a bath for the first time in nearly five weeks.  The appointment was at 11:50 and we got in at 1:20, $90 for visit + 2 x-rays. 

Sunday 1996 - [Somerset KY] Went to early church, then Don's SS class, then to Baptist Church.  Back in the evening for the youth program.  Ginny plays in the Bells [Choir].

Monday 1997 - Have a little poison ivy.  Jean had meeting in Wilmington.  Sent blue plaid pants to the Cleaner.  Still working on Print Shop, can't seem to get different colors.

Wednesday 1999 - [New Hampshire to Montreal, Canada with Roberta] Walked to little park nearby, then drove to Montpelier for lunch at the Culinary Institute, the ?? [entree] was quite small.  On to Ben and Jerry's , now $1.75 admission charge.  Had reservations at Hotel Du Fort, very nice with microwave and fridge.

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