Tuesday, July 31, 2012

July 31, 2000

He writes: We to L.C. hospital 7:50 a.m. Linda and Nino joined us later in pre-op. GG to surgery 11 a.m. Dr. Cheek talked to Nino, Linda, and me about 1 p.m. The 3 of us to casino 1:18 p.m. for lunch. Nino paid. Back to hospital 2:56 p.m. GG in room 204. Can't go home until her legs work. Her blood sugar very high. Me home to put insulin in frig 4:19 p.m. Back to hospital 5:29. Linda called room 204. We home 9:15 p.m. Called Linda. GG in pain.

GG surgery.

Monday, July 30, 2012

July 30, 2000

He writes: Cloudy til 9:30 a.m. Then sunny. GG called Kay in a.m. Kay has a pulmonary problem. We ate McD Burgers for lunch. L and Nino here with a big seedless watermelon. He ate some plums off the tree. We watched "Benji" Ch 12 2 p.m. movie. Also a video taped "That Darn Cat". The end of it not there. Nino and me to McDonalds. Bought fish sandwiches and 6 49 cent burgers. At fish for supper. Washed GG's blankets. Tried using new shaver. Whit faced kitty here and 3 crows.

Craig 40 (36)

Sunday, July 29, 2012

July 29, 2000

He writes: Sunny-warm. Linda called 8:30 a.m. Said her answering machine out of order. GG called Linda. Big Linda called. GG worked on papers for hospital. Me trying to catch up on calendars. GG ordered watch. McDonald's burgers for lunch. Hash for supper. GG legs very swollen. Her back itches. GG saw tiny humming bird. 3 cats here.

to Bushnell 1936

Saturday, July 28, 2012

July 28, 2000

He writes: Mostly sunny after morning clouds. Called Edith Decker. GG to Dr. Cheek. She to be in hospital 8 a.m. Monday. We ate chicken sandwiches Burger King $1.98 total. Cones Dairy Queen $2.10. Deposited $41.38 bank. Gas Chevron $1.639 per gallon. Several nectarines and peaches going bad. Cut bad away on most. Made pork hash for supper. 3 kitties here. Picked 16 plums. GG 2 calls from hospital. Big Linda here with lots of big blueberries. GG's legs very swollen.

Friday, July 27, 2012

July 27, 2000

He writes: Lots of sun. Some clouds. Fog at T.T. Eloise called early a.m. Her van in repair. We ate McDonald's 49 cent burgers for lunch. GG received pendant watch from Lindenwold in mail. Letter from Edith Decker. We to T.T. Pacific City. Saw 2 deer just before Pacific City. Me swam in pool with 2 couples from Oregon City. We at 6 tacos $3 of GG's Bunco winnings. Ran out of tomatoes before us. GG should have won most Buncos but didn't record one. We saw 3 black bunnies.

Thursday, July 26, 2012

July 26, 2000

He writes: Partly sunny. Me to McDonald's. 6.4 miles for 2 fish sandwiches for lunch. GG called Linda. She said no to swimming. Called for Nino. He gone. Called Eloise machine. We to pool Neskowin 8.5 miles. No other swimmers. Talked to a couple from Mount Vernon there. Saw bunnies. They eat bird bread. Roast pork, scalloped taters, and bean salad for supper. Washed towels. Washed our clothes. Ate nectarines, peaches, grapes, grapefruit, plums and blueberries. Picked more plums. 3 cats here. Saw humming birds. Fertilized tomato plant.

Mike Hilton 36

Wednesday, July 25, 2012

July 25, 2000

He writes: Partly sunny. Drizzle about 4 p.m. Saw Junco. Concorde plane crash near Paris. 109 die + 5 on ground. We ate cantaloupe for breakfast. Received note from Kate Raynor. She thanked me for picture. Received book "Vinegar Duct Tape, Milk Jugs, and More" in mail. We ate hot dogs for lunch. Me massage 3 p.m. Bought milk, grapefruit, 2 dozen 39 cent peaches, and 49 cent lb quick oats Price and Pride. GG called Gloria and Linda machine. GG made scalloped taters in microwave. 3 cats here. GG to Dr. Cheek 11:30 a.m. Friday. Surgery on 31st. Can go swimming.

Tuesday, July 24, 2012

July 24, 2000

He writes: Sunny-breezy at times. Lew called early a.m. He and Gloria here with cherries about 9:30 a.m. Gave him pictures our 61st and $20 for groceries. Received card with note from Dorothy. Thanked me for picture. Also received health letter with big article about prostate cancer treatments. Lew and Gloria back. They put fence around front porch and a railing to help climb steps. Also holes above bath tub. No find stud. GG made bean salad. We ate some and hot dogs on buns for lunch. GG made salmon loaf for supper. Me fried taters and cut tomato for supper. Saw a humming bird, 3 cats, and 4 crows. Picked a few plums.

New battery left hearing aid.

Monday, July 23, 2012

July 23, 2000

He writes: Sunny. GG called Simmons and Linda. Simmons here about 1:30 p.m. Me picked 19 plums. We at pot luck next to Linda's. Very good. Gave nino fish foam pillow and audio cassette Hit Parade 1945. Linda gave some of Nino cake to us. Gloria took pictures.

Nino 1965

Sunday, July 22, 2012

July 22, 2000

He writes: Cloudy a.m. Partly sunny p.m. Called Walmart about fish body pillow price twice. Received Wells Fargo data but no cancelled checks. Called them. Will get that service in August. Set up new music player on patio. Tape Hit Parade 1945 for Nino. Taped an 8 track "50 of the Most Famous Records Ever Made". We ate taters, roast pork, and beets for lunch. Called Kayleen's machine "Happy Birthday" to Sara Marie. Saw humming bird. Received shaver from PCH in mail. Charged car fone. Washed clothes. Rhubard molded in frig.

Sara Marie 9.

Saturday, July 21, 2012

July 21, 2000

He writes: Heavy drizzle in Newport in p.m. We to Newport. Ate fish sandwiches McDonalds. Took GG to beauty school for haircut. Van to Powers Dodge for service $18.95. Back to beauty school for GG $6. To FM. Bought wallet $20. $400 ATM. We to Walmart $105.85. Bot cones Depot Bay. Bread at Franz Newport. Washed clothes. Soup for supper.

Friday, July 20, 2012

July 20, 2000

He writes: Brief clouds a.m. then sunny-cloudy at P+P. Mail lady brought a Teac Digital Compact Hi-Fi system. We ate GG soup for lunch. Me mailed 3 GG letters Otis P.O. and bought 2 books stamps. Food Safeway. Pictures made tailor made printing. Zerox audio tape data at IGA 20 cents. Food Price and Pride. Bought lots of 38 cent nectarines. 2 fish sandwiches McDonalds $3.50. We wishe Lew "Happy Birthday" on telephone. Put 7.98 lb fresh pork picnic on to cook. GG talked to Linda after dark. Crows here.

Lew 72

Tuesday, July 17, 2012

July 17, 2000

He writes: Mostly cloudy. Washed GG clothes. Nino here with new car to learn how to use a cassette. Showed him how. Kay, Bill, and son here. They going to play on beach. Came back before 4pm. Took them to Neskowin RV Park. We all swam for approx. 1.5 hours. Had pool to ourselves most of time. We saw lots of bunnies. Kay took pictures. Eve Faye called GG while we gone. Gave Bill pictures of our 61st. GG gave them cups. GG cooked fresh string beans with ham for lunch. Me fixed taters. We prepared later for ring for Kay. Linda and Nino to Newport. Me called Eva Faye. GG took last antibiotic. Saw 3 cats.

Port Chicago blew 1944
We in Vallejo

Monday, July 16, 2012

July 16, 2000

He writes: Sunny. Warm. Breezy. Cot mole. Nino here with his 1996 Grand Prix. Me drove it. Nice car. Me pulled more false dandelions. Lots of them. Bill Curry and Colin walked here from Linda's. Gave Bill a picture of the Campbells. GG gave Kermit to Colin. Me to McDonalds. Bot fish sandwiches and 6 49 cent burgers. Have green tomatoes. Mike and Big Linda here with lots of cherries, string beans, and bluberries.

Sunday, July 15, 2012

July 15, 2000

He writes: Sunny. Breeze in late pm. Pulled lots of weeds in lawn with weed puller. We at GG soup for lunch. Ate fish, taters, and beets for supper. Linda and Nino called 8:27pm. Nino bought 1996 Pontiac for $7000 at Newport. We watched "Uglier Old Men" on Ch. 8. Video taped it. GG ate no snack. One cat here. Saw 2 humming birds.

Hans 93
Caravan 2 years Editor's note: I have a feeling he meant "Grumpier Old Men", as I have looked up the movie title he mentioned, with no results. Kind of a funny slip, dont you think?

Sunday, July 8, 2012

July 8, 2000

He writes: Mostly cloudy - brief sun. Called Gloria. GG made coleslaw. Me removed Dec 99 yogurt from small fridge and put cherries there. We ate a yogurt. It tasted ok. Ate hash and coleslaw for lunch. McDonald burgers and coleslaw for supper. We ate cherries and apricots. Cleaned humming bird feeder and put in new nectar. Cooked 1.76 lb pink salmon. 3 cats here. GG called Linda machine. Me called Dorothy.

Saturday, July 7, 2012

July 7, 2000

He writes: Mostly sunny-warm. GG bs 52. We made beef hash for lunch. Big Linda and Mike here for their 2 boxes of eggs. Eloise called. GG talked to Linda. Me put dirt in low area in front of cabana. Covered potato growths there. Me had copies made of Yerkes Girl cousins 1930. 25 cents each. Food Kenny's, Price n Pride, and Safeway. Bot lots of nectarines, cherries, apricots, and a small seedless watermelon. Fish, toast, and raw red peppers for supper. Humming birds and 2 cats here. GG gave Big Linda shoes.

Friday, July 6, 2012

July 6th, 2000

whew! It has been a long time since I've posted. Let's see what the old man was doing on this day, twelve years ago...

He writes:  Mostly sunny. Tall grass cut east of us. Linda called. Nino blood test. We ate McDonald's burger for lunch. Taped Linda's "Fly Away Home". Also Millionaire. We to Pacific City T.T. Me swam in pool. GG mostly wins Bunco and rec'd $3 coupon. Watched "Millionaire"tape. A man won a million.