Diary Entry for 9/1/1998

Nice day. Cool sunny. Merrill slept in bed with me until 1:30 AM. First time in ages. Vern’s are going to bring a cot bed for him to put in the dining room. Tina here to see Merrill. Everything okay.

Diary Entry for 9/2/1998

Cloudy. Raining in PM. Merrill went to day care. He didn’t want to go but I talked him into going. He slept in the bed with me all night long. I washed Merrill’s clothes. Jim’s 55 birthday. I got his birthday card and gift ready. I’ll give it to him when I see him. I...

Diary Entry for 9/3/1998

Raining in morning. I called Lyla. She will take me to store tomorrow. A Swiss Air #111 plane crashed last night near Halifax, Nova Scotia with 229 aboard. All lives lost. 107 of them are Americans. Was on the way to Geneva, Switzerland. Norma here to clean.

Diary Entry for 9/4/1998

Sunny all day. I called Jim in morning. He called me back. Merrill went to day care. Lyla took me to bank and Big M. Good to do my own shopping but I spend too much money. I washed clothes. I got new navy winter short coat fro Blairs. $29.95. Very nice. Was marked...

Diary Entry for 9/5/1998

A nice sunny day. Sunny about 72°. Vern, June, Jim, Steve, Kathy and girls Kristen and Sarah here about all day. They got so much work done for us. They painted the garage, front porch, flagpole etc. Boys took trash to dump. Vern’s brought cat bed to put in dining...