Tuesday, May 31, 2011

May 31, 2000

Today's my birthday.  Let's see how the old guy celebrated my 19th in 2000.

He writes: Mostly cloudy.

Took anti-biotic capsule. Nino took me to clinic for prostate biopsy. Very painful. Bot Oregonian 35 cents. Drank qt. water after getting home. GG cooked spinach dish with ham and onions for lunch. Eloise called GG. Linda called. I ate trout for supper. GG ate sauerkraut and hot dogs. I fixed fried taters. Called Beverly at clinic 2pm. Called Frances about her mail in our box. Mile hill in yard. Lots of birds. Notice from bank about deposit. Bill from hospital $29.95 for 4.21.00.

Monday, May 30, 2011

May 30, 2000

He writes: Elec meter read. Won free massage KBCH radio. We ate fish sandwiches McDonalds. Cone Dairy Queen. Rec'd free back massage 2:27 p.m. Bot pipe for sign $5 Lumbermans. Rec'd free sandwich. Chevron gas $1.639 per gal. Food Safeway. Home 4:07 p.m. Call from Beverly about capsules and enema. To Safeway to get same. Beverly called there. GG found original stuff. Me took anti-biotic and enema at midnite. Nino here.

Sunday, May 29, 2011

May 29, 2000

Memorial Day.

He writes: Lite rain early a.m. Partly sunny day.

We was humming birds. Saw stellar jay drink metal bird bath. GG cooked taters, sauerkraut/hot dogs. We ate watermelon but it too ripe. Gave it to the crows. Cut grass with 12.5.  Linda called 9:59.

Graduated Hi School 1935.

Bob Hope 97.

Friday, May 27, 2011

May 27, 2000

He writes: Rain a.m. Mostly cloudy p.m.

We saw a few humming birds. 2 cats here. We ate GG rice-macaroni dish, rhubarb and peas for lunch. We talked to Joan, Caroline, and Ede on fone. Was told that Barney died on April 8th. Mail lady here with cane chair, 2 more lamps, and mini-sealer. We ate ham with pork-n-beans for supper. Washed clothes.

Thursday, May 26, 2011

May 26, 2000

He writes: Rain most of day. GG BS 57.

Pat Brooks called in a.m. from bank. We to bank 11:43 a.m. Transferred $200,000 from First Tech Credit Union to Wells Fargo 12 month c.d. We ate fish sandwiches McDonalds. Called Lew using car fone. We to Lew nd Gloria's for 2 hrs. 20 mins. To Dairy Queen then Price and Pride $49.15 Visa. Home 6:02p.m. Call from Nino on answering machine. Called Linda's machine. Big Linda called GG.

LA beat Portland in Portland by 2.

Wednesday, May 25, 2011

May 25, 2000

He writes: Sprinkles a.m. Brief sun. Rain after dark.

Me called Nino. Took him to Sears. Me bot gas weed wacker $69.99. Can't get it 'til 6.2.00. We both bot a few groceries at Safeway. Me left Lanoxin bottle at pharmacy for renewal by new doctor. Bot gas for mowers in Otis on way home. Linda bad words to GG on fone. GG and me to McDonalds 1:53 p.m. Deposited $44 bank. Asked about 13 month c.d. We to Pacific City thrift store then to T.T. Swam in pool. Bot sandwich food Lew's market. Played Bunco. No win prize. Used cut off B to C. Home 9:40 p.m.

Irene died 1980.


Tuesday, May 24, 2011

May 24, 2000

He writes: Cloudy early a.m. Then partly sunny breezie.

Mail lady here with Euro Blaster from P.C.H. GG cooked rice-ramen noodle dish for lunch. We rhubarb for dessert. Me put lots of xtra lean bround beef into chest freezer. Me cut grass kitchen side of house with push mower. Washed GG towels and Kitchen towels. Heard next door neighbor cutting grass. We ate veg salad for supper. GG roast beef. Me trout. GG 2 peaches. Me banana.

Monday, May 23, 2011

Catching up...

...so start at the bottom of this post for chronological order.

May 23, 2000
He writes: Fine rain briefly a.m. Partly sun day. Nino here with 5 big trout. Me cooked them. Started bus and moved it forward to free more of driveway. Nino directed move. Beets to Nino. Me drove west of us twice to view sign posts. GG talked to Lew. We ate GG beef and salad for supper. Me ate trout and salad. Saw rough looking cat near end of driveway road. Visa bill $574.48. Call from siding company. GG bleeding. GG cleaned left sink and dish drainer. We opened door and windows.

May 22, 2000
He writes: Put Reader's Digest video "Jewel of the Andes" back in the mail box marked "refused".  Called Eva Faye "Happy Birthday". GG made beg salad and cooked rhubarb. Big clock runs front room new c battery. Moved spices to rack hall closet. New cancer drug c225. Portland 106-77 in LA. Eva Faye 81. TT/NACO 11 yrs.

May 21, 2000
He writes: Partly sunny Otis. Foggy overcast L.C. To L.C. Safeway for GG medicine. $72.98 Visa. Bot food and stamps $41.55 Visa. Bot 2 c batteries $1.66 cash. Bot card for Eva Faye. Saw not humming birds. Bot beta vcr 1993. Toe nail removed 1997.

May 20, 2000
He writes: Partly sunny. Mail box full. Looked north end pole barn for kitchen things. No find. Flicker in yard. Saw no humming birds. Watched Lakers beat Portland bad 109-94 there. GG right foot very swollen. Me $1.00 from Lindenwold. Me in great pain. Opened door and windows. Called in for GG pills.  Pearl's Joe 51.

May 19, 2000
Drissle a.m. Sunny p.m. Windy L.C. Called Reader's Digest to stop Sesame St. type books 10:08 a.m. Called Safeway to renew GG azmacort. Mail lady here with package from Walter Drake. UPS here with big sign. Me called Walter Drake. Told lady package torn and patches. No cane chair. She said new one will be sent. Linda called from Chinook Winds. Card from Dorothy and announcement from Melissa. We to Chinook Winds. Mailed Letters P.O. Otis on the way. We treated to seafood dinner. We ate banana splits. Toured home show there. Linda called 9:55 p.m.

May 18, 2000
He writes: Partly sunny. Lite rain 7p.m. Washed my clothes. Mixed steer manure, peat moss and top soil. Planted tomato plant. Put gravel in bottom of mix. Rec'd $43 fed tax refund. GG made spinach dish for lunch. Also made Jello. Linda called. Me hurt top  of my right hand on pole barn door. Saw no humming birds.  Leisure time 6 yrs. Mt. St. Helens 1980. Hans Caroline 67 yrs.

May 17, 2000
He writes:  Partly sunny. Called KBCH about no music. Me to clinic 10:11 a.m. Doctor Rosencrantz checked my prostate by finger. Me to go back on 31st for biopsy. No asparin. No vite. Linda called many times. Lew called and Big Linda. Card from Eva Fay in mail. GG cooke beef roast and made gravy. Linda baked upside down cake for me with one candle. Nino brot 4 trout. Data rec'd from AARP about health care. Me cooked 4 trout 11 p.m.

128 lb. Me 82.

Monday, May 16, 2011

May 16, 2000

He writes: Partly sunny. We to L.C. McDonalds for fish sandwiches. $1.75 each. To L.C. clinic. GG to Dr Cheeks 3 hrs 15 mins ($39.00). We to Price and Pride $74.16 Visa. Also $2.50 cash for bag of top soil. Ate chicken sandwiches B King 5 pm. Saw Linda come out of library. Ice cream cones Dairy Queen $1.05 each. Home 5:45 pm. Watched part of Utah. Portland game on TNT. Portland won 81-79.

Sunday, May 15, 2011

May 15, 2000

He writes: rain before day lite. Mostly sunny day. Linda called. Sed she had chili. Me to her place for casserole of her chili. Ate it for lunch. Mowed yard with 12.5. Rec'd new Sears Mature outlet card. We ate cold chicken, taters, and cauliflower for supper. Washed my clothes. Saw no humming birds. Opened door and windows.

Nellie died 1985, 71.5 years.

Saturday, May 14, 2011

May 14, 2000

He writes: Mostly sunny - warm day. Nino and son-in-law here in am. Me called Linda. Washed my clothes. We to Chinook Winds. The 4 of us ate brunch $20.36 Visa. GG and me didn't care for food. Lots of people there. We home. Me nap. Kay and ray here. Allergy pills to GG. We ate GG pasta and string beans for supper. GG bleeding again. Linda won money.

Portland lost game 4. 85-88 in Utah.

GE microwave 1988.

Friday, May 13, 2011

May 13, 2000

He writes: Hazy sun - rain 6pm. Reprogrammed universal remote. Works ok now. Started cabana. Card/ltr in mail from Loreta. GG called Linda machine. We ate GG pasta, broccoli and Jello for lunch. GG called Big Linda. Fish, toast, and beets for supper. Jello gone. Me washed GG clothes.

First Ford 1896.

Thursday, May 12, 2011

May 12, 2000

He writes: sun and clouds - no rain. Rec'd Pearl Harbor gram in mail. Started K car and bus. Opened trunk to dry. Put battery charger cabana. Brot corn and ground beef from garage. We ate GG pasta dish for lunch. Cold chicken, fired taters, and corn for supper. GG made Jello. Me called Loreta machine. Loreta called 7:19pm. Told her I'd call back, we were about to eat. Call her about 8 pm. Talked quite a while. We saw many humming birds. Universal remote quit working in front room. Batteries o.k. Removed tree from planter. Power glitch. Reset fone clock and Bedroom clock. Miss India Miss Universe.

Todd 36.

Wednesday, May 11, 2011

May 11, 2000

He writes: Showers - some heavy - brf sun pm.  Rec'd call from medical center 2:33 pm. My PSA 5.4. Normal 4.0. Have appointment with Dr. Rosencrantz, a urologist, 10:40 am on 17th. GG cooked 4 chicken legs. Me cooked taters and canned tomatoes. Great meal. Called Loreta machine. Later her line bz. Probably online. Watched Portland beat Utah 103-84 in Utah Game 3.  Lots of humming birds, cats, crows, and robins. GG talked to Linda in pm. Found my annuity in file folder (investments).

Tuesday, May 10, 2011

May 10, 2000

He writes: Showers. Checked cabana for water leaks. Drip pan half full. Dumped it. Bread from garage. We ate pork sandwiches and canned tomatoes for lunch. GG pasta dish for supper with radishes. GG called Linda machine. We talked to Lew. Replaced both hearing aid bats.

To med clinic 8:10 am for blood test.

Me to SB Pearl 1937 from Bushnell.

Monday, May 9, 2011

May 9, 2000

He writes: Very heavy showers. windy. Birthday card from Kay in mail. GG rec'd Mother's Day card. We ate McDonalds then to Erling Oksenholt D.O. BP 170/80. Answered many questions on forms with the help of a girl student doctor. Was given EKG, I think. To L.C. Hospital for Xray right shoulder. We to Bi-mart. New watch battery installed. Spent $139.00 Visa. Went back and bot 59 cent Early Girl tomato plant. GG pills at Safeway. Watermelon, celery, and milk also. Linda called late pm. Rec'd free sandwich coupon KBCH. Gas Chevron $1.639 (down 6 cents).

Portland 103 Utah 85 in Portland.

Sunday, May 8, 2011

May 8, 2000

Happy Mother's Day!

He writes: Rain early am. Partly sunny day. We completed our ballots and mailed them. Me called Pacific City clinic to cancel Wednesday appointment. We was a few small humming birds. Nothing ate the over ripe watermelon. Cats here and a couple extra's. Rec'd first Tech Money Report. No locate annuity. We ate GG noodles and peas for lunch. Taters, gravy, spinach and roast pork for supper. Watch Losing Time.

Retired TEK 1968

Saturday, May 7, 2011

May 7, 2000

He writes: Partly sunny. No rain. GG talked to Gloria on phone. GG made big noodle dish for lunch. Burgers for supper. Watermelon was very over ripe. Put it out for crows. They no eat. Big Linda called about 3:20 pm. Wants to sell electric cart. We saw very small humming birds today and not many. Worked on my ballot.

Portland 94, Utah 75 in Portland. Game 1.

12.5 mower 8 years.

Friday, May 6, 2011

May 6, 2000

He writes: Mostly sunny-windy on coast. Linda called a.m. We to L.C. Burger Kind and Dairy Queen in p.m. To Pacific City thrift shop 3:35 p.m. GG bot 2 sets earrings 50 cents total. We to T.T. nearly 3 miles to gate. To lodge 4:33 p.m. We talked to Barbara. Toured resort. No find cottages. To Lew's market 6pm. Bot lunch meat, buttermilk, cottage cheese and grapefruit. Ate sandwiches back at lodge. Pleayed bingo. We both won a Hershey bar. We won and "Oregon" t shirt, GG a folders travelers dish rack, and Valley RV cap. We home 10:50 pm. My watch lost 4 minutes. We saw one bunny.

Thursday, May 5, 2011

May 5, 2000

He writes: Showers and sun. Mailed order to Walter Drake. We to north end of house looking as rhodies and azaleas. Saw dead flicker. GG washed old bird feeder and filled it with new nectar. Called Oksenholt a  d.o. about being a new patient. Have appointment for Tuesday May 9 at 1:45 p.m. Tried to cancel Pacific City appointment. Reach a phone machine. Me ate trout and salad for lunch. GG chicken. Warm pork sandwiches and broccoli for supper. Called Leisure Time in Dallas Texas. Black fone o.k. We watched Linda's video Pocahontas.

Wednesday, May 4, 2011

May 4, 2000

He writes: Rain and sun. We ate cold chicken, taters, + salad for supper.  Me wrote order to Walter Drake. GG used Desenex. We ate pork sandwiches for lunch +rice desert. Called Gloria. She had been back to hospital in Portland. She home Sunday nite. GG cooked carrots, broccoli, and celery. We ate raw pineapple.

Tuesday, May 3, 2011

May 3, 2000

He writes: Showers and sun. Cooked 6.27 lb. pork roast. GG made rice dessert. She cooked taters microwave. Also added to veg salad. We ate cold chicken. Me to Safeway. Rec'd my BP pills (30) + GG strips + Flexall + radishes. To IGA. Mailed Yerkes cd rom to Loretta $1.35. Bot watermelon 19 cents lb. etc. $8.58. Called Loretta but bz signal. Must be on internet. Called Eva Faye to make sure of Loretta address. Sarah to graduate this month as a registered nurse. GG saw many humming birds by a rhodie.

Bot Otis home 1999.

Monday, May 2, 2011

May 2, 2000

He writes: Partly sunny. My lower legs very sore in the a.m. Put "pain relief rub" on them. Better after that. Also put some on GG back. Black fone works o.k. to call someone but doesn't seem to work when sumone calls. Nino here because fone off hook. He bot Linda new tv/vcr for bedroom. We watched Portland beat Minnesota 85-77. Win series. GG burger for supper. Me ate trout. We saw deer about 7:30 p.m. Chicken, fried taters, and canned toms for lunch. Loretta 84.

Sunday, May 1, 2011

May 1, 2000

Happy May Day everyone!  It's my birthday month!  Let's see what our old gent is up to.

He writes: Sun a.m. Rain late p.m. GG cooked littler green taters. Me took Linda's casserole back. Checked her VCR. Her movie taped o.k. We ate fried taters and chicken and string beans for lunch. Linda called. Nino here with 5 fresh trout. He cleaned them in sink. Me cooked them or supper. Nino ate one. Me cooked fried taters and spinach. Rec'd Yerkes year book in mail. GG Dee Dee problems. GG and Linda long talk. Rec'd fone bill and ballots.