Diary Entry for 1/1/2000

57 years. A new century! Sunny day. Temperature up to 43°. Our snow about gone. I saw the New Year 2000 with Jolie on the phone from Washington State. They had fireworks around the world. In Paris, France. The fireworks moved up the Eiffel Tower reaching the 1000 feet...

Diary Entry for 1/2/2000

I didn’t go to Sunday school or church. Raining in AM and off and on all day. 52° Vernon called in morning. I called Madonna Home. Merrill had pretty good night. They got some fluids into him today. He’s on oxygen. I’m not going out to see him today. The nurse said he...

Diary Entry for 1/3/2000

Cloudy warm raining hard in evening. Lyla took me out to spend the day with Merrill. Nancy brought me home in evening. I found Merrill much better. The doctor had finally been to see him. His pneumonia better. His temperature normal and we got a lot of food and...

Diary Entry for 1/4/2000

Raining off and on all day. Windy 61°. I called Genesis. Merrill feisty this morning. The nurse needed help to get him up and washed and dressed. He wanted to stay in bed. He ate his breakfast. I had a call from Alice F early this morning. I called Robbins about...

Diary Entry for 1/5/2000

Cold but a just beautiful sunny day. Temperature was 16° in the AM. Yesterday 61°. Lyla and I went out to see Merrill. He’s feeling much better. Still on oxygen. He’s eating solid foods. Wayne Huntress called in morning to see how he was and if I needed anything from...