Diary Entry for 1/1/1999

My 56th year of keeping a diary. I started same year as Jim was born. This diary was given to me by Sandra Hagan. Welcome to 1999. Robbins didn’t come yesterday to thaw pipes. We melted snow. I got dishes washed. Jim called twice. He is off work on Saturday and Sunday...

Diary Entry for 1/2/1999

-15° below over night. Cold all day. 10° high. Rick Slate thawed our water pipes for us with Dick Delles Salimander. Tony Hull busy fixing furnaces. Water meter base was cracked. Village men came over and put on new one. Great to have running water again. Jim and...

Diary Entry for 1/3/1999

Started sleeting during night. Brought back memories of last year’s January ice storm. I got up at 5 AM and took shower and washed my hair. Merrill did the same after breakfast. I washed clothes at least we will be clean if power cuts out. A few cars are just crawling...

Diary Entry for 1/4/1999

Very snowy by 10 AM. Bad all over. Lots of accidents. Jim called to see if his dad went to day care. Merrill wouldn’t get up this morning. He didn’t get dressed until after lunch. Mary Davis called to ask about him. I took down Christmas decorations and put them...

Diary Entry for 1/5/1999

11 below zero overnight. Sunny snowing about 4 PM. Tina here. Everything okay. Merrill not very active today. I sent Ken birthday letter. I called office of aging about Heap application. Amy didn’t come to clean. Too stormy. Car givers called. Oswego school and other...