Saturday, November 19, 2011

November 20, 1989-99

Notes from Dad's Diary 1989-1999 [lightly edited]

Tuesday 1990 - DP&L breaks ground on new building on east edge of Wilmington.  DP&L 840ccf=$66.66, GHU 470ccf=$40.13.

Wednesday 1991 - [Mo-Ranch, Humble TX through 11/22]   [Thelma Holmes dies.  She was born 30 March 1904, daughter of Bill Holmes.  Had last visited her 10/19/91 at St. Anne's hospital, Jean wrote her obituary.]

Friday 1992 - Had our physicals at Main Medical, said I could renew the magazine subscription.  Then we took a Wells order to Jim Gooding at Gldr [?] Furniture.  Bought some fruit at Findley Market.  Met Serena at Iron Horse Restaurant in Glendale [Ohio].  Jean got blouse at regular shop.  Walked through Toedtman School of Music.  Then to computer shop where we spent about $3000 on a computer, monitor and laser printer.

Saturday 1993 - Went to Wilmington and got Manger Scene at Christian Book Store, $225, then to Murphy Benham to look at stove and refrigerators.  Lunch at D.S. in  Waynesville, roast pork was $6.50.  Visited library there, then to appliance store in Lebanon and a quick stop at PL there.  Drove down to King's Auto mall, nice gal at Saturn.  Big Kroger Super Store there.  At Men's Breakfast this AM Stan Hannah spoke on correlation of golf and faith.

Sunday 1994 - [Ginny visiting] Quarterly conference at Church at 3:30 with PPR committee at 2:45.   Shirley Cadle is new DS.  She is 60, has been at Mt. Airy UMC for 17 years.  Her husband has started flying lessons, as has Stan Hannah.  Evening meeting at church, program on wellness and then a video for ½ hour.  Church has bought a new TV.

Monday 1995 - What a busy day, taking stuff to CMH for Twig Bake Sale, meeting John Z at NB&T for lock box opening and trying to re-write a trust, etc.

Wednesday 1996 - [Trip to Australia and New Zealand through 11/22]

Thursday 1997 - Christie hearing in Hillsboro, then in PM to Merrill Lynch for CL program at Kenwood and Cooper, just off R. Reagan in Blue Ash.  Jean went to Kenwood Mall.  Supper at Mariemont at Cowley Inn, near GG but half the price.  Gas 110.9¢.  Salesman at Wells with pizza.

Friday 1998 - [Las Vegas to Death Valley] Walked around North end of hotel, then had breakfast about 10am in the buffet, a great spread for $8.95.  Breakfast is over at 10:30 and they had a smooth transition to lunch at 11am.  We were still there when lunch started.  Went to LVPL, seemed like a lot of homeless men sitting around, wonder how many of them were big time bettors [gamblers].  A three hour drive to Death Valley, we are in Motel Room 710.  Nice visitor center.  Went to PM program and then got items at grocery store for breakfast.

Saturday 1999 - Helped (?) spread stone over plastic in the dug out part of the space under the Habitat house across from tennis courts.  MV told us she has put up their Christmas tree.  Roberta is participating in that ride (bike) around Tucson.

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