Monthly Archives: August 1995

Diary Entry for 8/1/1995

1:30 Philadelphia Medical Center. Mike saw Merrill also. We went to Pharmhouse for medicine.

Diary Entry for 8/2/1995

Got B-12 shot at Philadelphia Medical for first time. Got 2 dozen rolls for ice cream social. Got invitation to Art and Madeline Mill’s 50th anniversary.

Diary Entry for 8/3/1995

Ice Cream Social, 5:00 PM. A good turnout. “Back in Time”, music. Made $570.00.

Diary Entry for 8/4/1995

Merrill went for groceries in AM. Shirley called.

Diary Entry for 8/5/1995

Sent Beulah birthday card and letter. Washed clothes. Vern called. Baked brownies.

Diary Entry for 8/6/1995

We went to church, 27 there. Jim called. He and Sue have been on a bike trip to Vermont etc. 1,500 miles. Vern, June, Bea here for PM and supper.

Diary Entry for 8/7/1995

Beulah’s birthday, 72 years. Merrill mowed lawns. Nice day but on cool side. I’m lame today. Rev. Elaine away until 11th.

Diary Entry for 8/8/1995

Nice day. Washed. Merrill cut brush by fence out back. Looks so much better. Jolie and Shawn Michael called.

Diary Entry for 8/9/1995

We cleaned stove. I cleaned bathtub. Both needed it bad. Nice day. Got nice note from Bea Gehm

Diary Entry for 8/10/1995

Merrill went for groceries in AM. Agway brought first fuel oil this fall, 90.2 gallon @ 86.9¢. Virginia Lawrence called. We are to call Redfield.

Diary Entry for 8/11/1995

I called Redfield’s. Rebecca to get back to me. Sink and wash basin plugged. Merrill put grease in sink drain. Dan and Robin’s 5th anniversary. Rev. Elaine home.

Diary Entry for 8/12/1995

Washed clothes. Thunder storm in early morning. Rained. Mickey Mantle, 63 died.

Diary Entry for 8/13/1995

We went to church, 23 out. Rev. Catherine there. Lazy day. No company.

Diary Entry for 8/14/1995

Rev. Elaine on vacation until the 20th. I called Redfield again. Rebecca not in. Merrill started digging up drain pipes. Jim, Sue, and Ashley here in evening. Jim taped Dad talking about by gone days with his Dad, Elmer, etc.

Diary Entry for 8/15/1995

Still hot and humid. Worst humid, hot day so far.

Diary Entry for 8/16/1995

I called Virginia Lawrence. She has carpenter in mind. Chip (?) of Canton. Jolie called twice about JCC.

Diary Entry for 8/17/1995

Talked with Vi. Julie is living with her. She has a job at Agway. Talked with Eleanor Henderson. Merrill went for groceries in AM. Jim on TV news about Public Square “Neighborhood Watch”.

Diary Entry for 8/18/1995

We went to city to drug store. Still hot and humid. My right knee very sore.

Diary Entry for 8/19/1995

Washed clothes. Merrill took garbage and cleaned floors.

Diary Entry for 8/20/1995

Charlie Covell, pulpit, 23 out. Rev. Elaine home. Good sermon. Sue and Jim’s deed sale is in paper.

Diary Entry for 8/21/1995

Vacation Bible School all week. 6-8 PM. Jolie called. She got all enrolled at JCC. Vern’s sent Jolie $100.00 for books.

Diary Entry for 8/22/1995

Steve and Kathy’s 8th anniversary. I called Lyla. Aunt Maude fell out of bed. No bones broken. Doreen called and invited us to a party at her house, September 3. Froze tomatoes. Cooler today.

Diary Entry for 8/23/1995

Returned water test. Cool in morning.

Diary Entry for 8/24/1995

Cooler but nice day. Sent Vern and June card, letters, and $35.00 check. Sent card to Miles. Sue B here for church money. They have been on a trip to the Bahamas. Jolie called. She is going to work at the college.

Diary Entry for 8/25/1995

Last day of Bible School. Stephanie and Cha here in AM. Sammy going back with Cha. Stephen goes to Binghamton College. Stephanie in 4th year at Cornell.

Diary Entry for 8/26/1995

Party for Art and Madeline Miles, 50th anniversary. We didn’t go. Washed. Vern and June stopped by. Spent weekend at Pine Tree Point.

Diary Entry for 8/27/1995

Vern and June’s 35th anniversary. We went to drug store for Merrill’s pills. Took Jolie $100 for school. Jim called.

Diary Entry for 8/28/1995

Virginia called from Black River Housing. Chips bid is $7,875. Elmer’s is $2,300. Jim wanted us to go to Lake Placid Museum with them today but I’m too lame and sore.

Diary Entry for 8/29/1995

Donna, noon. Got my hair cut. Elmer and Nancy here in PM. Both look good. Nancy had her neck operated on for arthritis.

Diary Entry for 8/30/1995

Pick up frozen food. Men’s church Bar-B-Q. 5:00 PM. Merrill worked on it. Roger, Gloria, Sandy and two kids she cares for here in AM. Debby here in evening on way home from Carthage.

Diary Entry for 8/31/1995

Gladys Lamon called. She has been sick all summer. Had gall bladder operation. She has liver trouble now. Sent Jim birthday card, and $10.00.