Diary Entry for 8/1/1981

Got home about 1 PM from Vern’s. Wheel bearing on car went out on route 342. Peggy Sepko brought us home from Joe Healy’s. Kathy and Marty here. Washed my hair.

Diary Entry for 8/2/1981

Took first shower since operation. Feels so great. Jim, Pat, and kids here. Merrill and Pat went for groceries. Beulah called. Marg talking again. Roy has chance to sell his house. Talked with Aunt Maude. Darcy and Mores girls here.

Diary Entry for 8/3/1981

We washed clothes. Merrill hung them out. Got bill from anesthesia, $624. Got more cards and notes. Called Vern’s in evening. Finally got rid of drainage patch. No more drainage. Got weeks mail today.

Diary Entry for 8/5/1981

Merrill went for groceries. Rained all day. Wrote Dr. Roberts and sent card to Ruth Armstrong and sent $3 to Town and Country. Jim called in evening. Lou Rudes better and stable in Utica hospital from heart attack. Darcy and Joey gave me 3 little glass deer.