March 18: Went to Baja. Ordered another $1000 rock wall.
March 29: Another Death Valley trip. 776miles.
March 30: Bea Willard died. We went to the funeral on April 4.
April 5: Caught first rattler in years.
April 6: Poksyn came from Michigan for a 3-day rest.
April 9: New offer on sale of P.P. lots
April 12: Drove the Buick to Grand Canyon, Page, Kanab, Zion, and Las Vegas.
April 25: Museum jet tour of the southwest: Zion & Grand Canyon.
April 30: Went to Baja.
May 24: Jet to Michigan for the summer.
May 26: 55th Howell High School reunion.
June 3: South BendAurora trip. 1000 miles. Did not see Meta Walters.
June 9: Grace had cystitistook heavy vitamin C.
June 18: Attended Steve Blessman wedding.
June 22: Duk Nong visits enroute to Germany and Korea.
June 22: Enjoying coons, loons, deer, swans, and ducks.
June 27: Working on diaries and slides.
July 4: Have been unable to get Navion re-licensed. Still trying.
July 6: Plan for 50th wedding anniversary in the Bahamas with visits to Florida friends.
July 21: Plans for Grace to tape story of her life.
July 1977: Adrienne Knute (Line) & children climbed Mt. Whitney.
August 2: Paradise garage man (Dick Miller) loaned us 1977 Buick Limited.
August 9: Started taping comments from Paradise & Northpoint friends.
August 12: Russ & Betty Rink flew in Bonanza called on Karl Detzers.
August 16: Elvis Presly died at 42.
August 18: Song kids saw 5 coons—during the night they saw 12.
August 24: Kyungshyn made us rare visitgather Petoskey stones.
August 26: Saw 289 hawks migrating in an hour.
August 29: Met Nelsons who knew Henry Harding.
September 2: Winfield snorkeled ¼ mile daily spotting clams.
September 5: Making new 5-year leases with D&C1-year Hibbs.
September 6: Gave our 1964 Jeep to Youngshyn.
September 7: Winfield passed his pilots physical without glasses.
September 8: Maduentas wrote us our hogan fell down during hurricane Doreen.
September 18: Alice & Ted Reynolds gave painting. From Donovan ccu-to Kyungshyn.
September 20: Taped Kangs Princess ImmortalityGraces story.
September 21: Started polishing Petoskey stones.
September 22: Taped my essay For Love of Ones CountryGraces story.
September] 23: Learned that Hantmanns and Dr. Morris Baja houses were destroyed.
September 23: Met Gilmans at Germfask, Michigan. Hunted here with Thurber.
October 10: Gave Youngshyn our #80 key that he keeps in his box.
October 13: Liability insurance removed from the T-bird & the Granada.
October 13: Winfield & Grace off via American Airlines for Palm SpringsSuimlas Flora
October 18: Put new set of Goodyear tires on the Jeep.
October 21: Dukey wants to borrow $60,000 for down payment on $265,000 home.
October 30: Left at 2AM in Buick for Sequoia and Yosemite.
October 31: Toured Yosemite, Tioga Pass, Mammoth, and Bristecone Pines.
October-November 1977: Killed 152 black widows around the house.
November 10: Off for Baja in the Jeep. Spent #1090 to save the hogan.
November 14: Che Sun Kim dies in Korea.
November 16: Grace cheered up Dr. Eric Sergeant.
November 19: Both spend much time improving our yard.
November 20: Went in the Jeep to Lost Canyon & Mosen Canyon. At Desert Center saw 88-year Lydia made Petroglyph. Date with Stanley.
November 22: Grace has 3 molars removed.
November 22: Winfield started walking to toughen for Petroglyph trip.
November 27: Dave McElroy flew to see us.
December 2: Attended museum reception for Steve Wieliads Pictures.
December 3: Dave McElroy married Suzy Chen today.
December 9: Jeep to Baja to complete rock payment.
December 14: Dr. Sergeant gave two handmade deer jackets.
December 18:Enjoyable party at Tom & Jinx Ray.
December 19: Visit from Arnell Jamin & George Frank.
December 25: Called on Dr. Sergeant, Jan Olman, and Dr. Jaeger.
December 25: Start of rain that lasted 2 months13.82 inches.
December 28: Grace strung, tuned, & played harp1st in 10 years.
December 29: Dr. Eric Sergeant died today.
December 30: Soon Young, Yoon, & fiancé Rick Smith came for 2 days.
1977 years end: Grace still had 5 year old lump in her left shoulder, first dental partial to get used to; Winfield chokes occasionallynot serious, walking 2 to 7 miles a daily. Both are in good health. Grace weighs 102 pounds. Winfield weighs 153 pounds.
January 1, 1978: Duke & Lois Yoon, Soong Young, and Yoon & Rick Smith were guests.
January 1: Grace played harp for the group1st time in ten years.
January 4: Visited Dr. Edmond Jaeger91 years old. (On January 28).
January 11: Tony Burke, 82, thinks he sold 2-1/2 acres in Pinion Pines for $10,500 cash.
January 15: Earl & Miriam Hoover gave breakfast at oasis.
January 17: Bought Conn.#260 organ for $2000Trade winds.
January 21: Visited Grace Wards in Laguna Hills.
January 25: Took Dr. Suhla to Wiley Wells for Chalcy buy.
February 6: Set up $3000 scholarship fund for Linesville High School.
February 7: Youngshyn arrived for 18-day visit.
February 15: Winfield and Grace went to Phoenix for Dancers& Mechtillbeck, also Chalcydony.
February 21: Harold Hicks called. He now lives in Santa Barbara.
February 23: Winfield painted the front door, blinds, and sides of the house.
March 1: Paul Prokopof of Cal Solar looked over our pool–$4000.
March 15: 5 Songs (Wonjin) arrived from Auroraslept out.
March 19: Poksyn arrived in Madison for the week.
March 21: Songs gave us 2 down bags, tent, and mattress.
March 24: Louise Hopkins came for 2 hours.
March 28: Dan Garcia cleaned the carpets for $70.
March 29: Lange Schmidt diedformer manager.
March 29: 3 day trip to Dixie Valley. Bought 40 acres.
April 3: Took Harry & Ann Astrakhan to breakfast.
April 3: Made reservations for Bahamas with Eastern Airlines.
April 5: Drove to Baja. Found small yellow.
April 13: Grace has a heavy rash. Suihlas went to Dixie Valley, Nevada.
April 24: Called on unconscious Jan Olman in the hospital.
April 28: Harry & Helen Whang, D & son called on us. Learned that Philip Ahn died a month ago.
April 30: Dave & Suzie McElroy came for dinner.
May 3: Francis and Helen Line came for lunch. Spent 50th in the Grand Canyon.
May 6: Lee Alshulers for dinner.
May 8: Suihlas off for Germany today. Mabel Newman lunch.
May 9: Our neighbor, Bob Denham murdered.
May 10: Went to Dixie Valley & Death Valley with Youngshyn.
May 12: Our Palm Springs home valuationno lot–$97,000.
May 16: Youngshyn left for Chicago.
May 17: For first time in years Grace swam! Winfield snorled ¼ -mile daily.
May 23: Bought Grace a diamond wedding ringWade.
May 31: Left for Michigan for the summer.
June 1: Grace suffering from cystitisNorthpoint.
June 3: Bought Yashica for $79.
June 6: Graces 76th birthday, passed her drivers license test today.
June 7: Proposition 13 tax reform passed in California (1% of market value).
June 13: Learned that Cliff Wiead & Gerald Ellsworth dead.
June 15: Left for 10 days at the Grand Bahamas hotel on Eastern Airlines for our 50th.
June 19: Shelby T. & Winfield dove to 80 reef. Took many pictures of the tarpon.
June 20: Our 50th wedding anniversary. Took Shelby & Nigel to dinner.
June 21: Got our finest king helmet on snorkel trip with S.
July 8: Celebrated our 50th with 42 Candry & Cheming.
July 10: Grace again cystitis followed by sore side. 20mc
July 1978: Assets 1855m.
July 17: Called on Ethel Green.
July 1978: 50th Wedding Celebration with 42 guests.
July 10: Grace more cystitis.
August 11: Trip to Paradise cabin.
August 17: Dave Averill of Traverse City Record, Eagle Interview.
August 19: Wonjin & family came.
August 27: Paradesia water assoc at the Platts.
August 28: Drove to Howell and looked at new cars.
August 29: Our picture & short story in the Traverse City Record Eagle.
August 30: ½ page article & picture in Traverse City Record Eagle.
August 30: Yune & Wonjin have new son.
September 1: Voigt Perkins died.
September 6: Both have bad colds.
September 7: 3rd article on us in Traverse City Record Eagle.
September 10: Breakfast with Nooneys at Park Hotel.
September 11: Paid for Dixie Valley lots.
September 19: Grace passed her pilots physical with no glasses.
September 20: Grace has cystitis.
September 25: William Birch winterized the Navion.
September 26: Winfield celebrates his 76th birthday.
September 27: Larry and Dorothy Lowing are our guests.
September 28: Went to Paradise to close the cabin. Traveled 415 miles in one day.
October 1: Enjoyed early fall colors.
October 2: Went to Howell after closing Northpoint.
October 5: Winfield and Grace flew to Palm Springs. Flora met us.
October 6: Grace had another attack of Cystirus. Winfield slept outside.
October 9: Winfield painted the pool. $18.75 a gallon.
October 11: Left for Sequoia and Yosemite at 2AM.
October 20: Soon Young and Rick Smith were married in Bangkok.
October 24: Pool heater, filter, and blanket cost $1500. Filled the pool.
October 26: Grace had poor perm at Louises.
October 27: Installed solar blanket in the pool. Grace and Winfield swam every day for a month.
October 27: We were credited $5 each for our pool blanket.
October 28: Bought T-plus. 6 months certificate pays 8.86.
November 2: Youngshyn given a job apt. in Chicago. Will continue us for a while.
November 3: Changed Grace checking account to 5% savings and checking with UCB.
November 4: Roy and Nona Younker told of Dixie Valley progress.
November 5: Sat with Phil and Dorothy Boyd at the Museum dinner.
November 6: Grace bitten by a red ant. Hurt for days.
November 7: Called on Dr Ed Yeager, 92, in Riverside.
November 10: Lewis Nooney, our dearest friend, died.
November 11: Tried to get a plane to Michigan but couldnt.
November 12: On mountain hikes we see Quail, rabbits, squirrels, etc.
November 19: Loaned Poksyn $900 more total $1200.
November 20: Started 5% savings and checking accounts with 1st National.
November 20: Bought 10m T-plus certificates pays 9.51 %.
November 22: G. Harold Earle of Blaney Park died.
November 22: Poksyn had surgery today/
November 23: Thanksgiving dinner at Sky Valley.
November 26: Breakfast with Frankson’s (Austria)
November 27: Soon Young Yoon married Rick Smith in Bangkok.
November 28: Grace gets cold. Winfield came down with it November 20.
December 5: Jessie Dering, 91, gave lecture. Syihla and Grace and Winfield attended.
December 6: Received Seiko alarm from Chapter (50th).
December 7: Winfield slept out almost every night: 33 degrees and ice tonight.
December 8: Golda Meir died in Israel.
December 9: 27 degrees tonight, 4 days of ice, our pool temperature remains at 80 degrees.
December 9: offered Brighton Building to Hibbs for 50m.
December 10: Ed Dering, 91, died today.
January 1, 1979: Helped New Year in (organ-horn)
January 3: Grace had an attack of Cystitis
January 16: Minnie Berggren died today. She was 91.
January 27: Nelson Rockefeller died at age 70.
January 1979: Cold and rainy much of the month. Winfield memorized 20 pieces for the organ.
January 31: Snow 3 deep in the yard for 50 hours. 27-degrees, high 33-degrees: coldest in 40 years in Palm Springs.
February 1: Both swim every day even in the snow!
February 3: Grace developing good crawl stroke.
February 10: Put 1st National Bank on 5% on checking.
February 14: Had a valentine poster made of us for $7.49.
February 17: Passed biennial pilot check in Cessna with Bud Hazel.
February 17 & 18: Francis Line and Helen visited us. He is working on a new book.
February 21: George F. Miller died in Florida.
February 23: Russian dancers were at the Museum.
February 25 to March 2: 6 wonderful days in Baja. Spent $3580. Caught two yellowtails.
March 2: 19 year old Mexican replaced the jeep water pump.
March 5: Winfields health problems: blood in his urine. Prostate swollen, left knee problem, stiff neck, choking but otherwise OK. Graces health problems: faulty dentures, goose egg bump on left shoulder for the last 7 years.
March 7: Blood from penis for two days now.
March 7: Both started staying outside at night looking at the stars.
March 16: Furgusons brought Al Berggren to stay for two days. Hopkins sold home Grace had worked with them.
March 24: Judge Neil Lake died todayFloras Shal.
March 25-31: Baja ($1775-3 yellowtails)
April 1979: Tony Burke sold 2-1/2 acres to Williamson for $13,500 on time and 2-1/2 acres to Bueno for $12,000 cash-escrow.
April 9: Worst windstorm in years.
April 15: Grace snorkeling and diving.
April 17: Gas shortage and long lines hit Palm Springs.
April 23-30: Baja-$1885-2 yellowtails-blood in urine.
May 4: Bought for $42 P.S., Why I Love You autographed by Tony Burke.
May 5: Francis and Helen Line came after hike to bottom of the Grand Canyon.
May 5: Grace attack of cystitis.
May 22: Dr. Price showed us his 250 acres. Grace injured her knee in the mountains.
May 24: Lunched with Nellie Mae (Baure) Shook. .
May 28: Took old friend, Bill Veith, gold olive, giant olive. Art Petoskey Stones.
May 29: Signed up for ML CMA #215-13293.
May 29: Dr. Wines X-rayed Graces knee. No charge.
June 1: Flora took us to the airport for Detroit and Howell.
June 1: American Airlines gave us 4-50% discount coupons.
June 2: Both have injured knees!
June 4: Doo & Kay sold us $2350 Gold
June 6: Graces 57th birthday. We had lunch at the Sand Trap in Northport.
June 7: I flew the Navion on a ferry permit to T.C. (Twin Cities?). It was the first flight since October of 1975.
June 9: Harvey & Barb Hughes came up. Harvey was celebrating 50 years.
June 10: I have a bad cold. Perhaps in aviation in Arp.
June 12: Went to Howell, Youngshyn must go to Aurora-wife in the hospital.
June 14: Drove the T-bird to Detroit & flew Eastern to Miami and then to Freeport, Grand Bahama.
June 20: Our 51st wedding anniversary and our 12th visit to the Bahamas.
June 22: Both have bad colds and injured knees.
June 23: I snorkeled every day. Saw a nurse shark today.
June 24: Met Manager Smith and Charlie Kairalla.
June 25: Went home to Howell today. Met with Queen Conch and Helmet F. Tongall.
June 29: Sonya going to Red China with her husband, Rick Jones.
July 2: Neighbor in Palm Springs, Abe Adelman, 9634 died today.
July 7: Poksyn had serious operation. Doo was with her.
July 12: Flew Navion to Northport. Nearly 4 years for the plane & me to fly. Bill was $1614.
July 13: Jim Brown delivered our new Gulbranson organ.
July 15-17: Flew Navion 4 hours from Howell to Beaver Is. and Newberry.
July 15: Landed on Macinas Is. Took a horse taxi to town.
July 18-20: Drove to Paradise in the T-bird, visited Tom & Bea Taylor, also Smiths, Mark Munnell, Whitheys, Jenns, and Beidelmans.
July 20: Severe storms in Palm Springs and Palm Desert. Reported much damage there.
July 21: Poksyn recovering from surgery. Has American boy friend to visit.
July 26: Drove to Howell in the T-bird to plan cottage repair.
July 30: visited Herman Cherry Ranch: 50 tons in one day.
August 6: Met Gene Mott at Boyne Country & paid $2 for gas key. They have the honor system.
August 8: Doo & Kay Yoon visited us. He demo the organ.
August 8: Flew the Navion to Twin Cities. I had trouble with the gear. The tower was helpful.
August 9: Plane OK. Decided to fly to Linesville tomorrow.
August 11-13: Flew to Howell & Linesville: a fine trip.
August 15: Song family came for a week.
August 17: Grace and I drove to Paradise for 3 days relief.
August 16: Talew Ind. Rv. Met Phil Boyds. Gave $1000 for sanctuary.
August 20: Fed swans & 100 gulls- Pecks at Platts.
August 21: Have landed at 380 airports. 91 in Michigan and 34 in California.
August 22: Both play the organ. Heard about an earthquake in Palm Springs.
August 27: Made reservations for a flight to Palm Springs on September 12 for a weeks visit.
August 30: Grace sent Poksyn $1000 check to help on expenses.
August 30: Flew to Onaway & Boyne Country: first shaggy maees shot.
September 1: Grace had severe cramps. 1-1/2 mg B complex-cured.
September 1: Grace proposes $100 citizen award to North point student.
September 8: Have flown the Navion 25 hours in the past 3 months.
September 7: Received Francis and Helen Lines new book Man With A Song.
September 10: Went to Howell and Palm Springs for a quick visit.
September 10: Made plans with Caris-cr to set up $2000 award in Howell.
September 10: Learned that Will Schlernitraver died in 1977.
September 12: Used 2 American Airlines 50% discount tickets on a Palm Springs flight.
September 13: 113º in Palm Springs drove to Capo Beach to visit Francis and then went to Wards in Laguna Hills.
September 16: Breakfast at Boyds Marrakech in Living Desert.
September 17-18: Bought bonds-changed UCB Palmyra: $10,000 to T-bills at 10.25.
September 19-20 Back to Howell & Northport.
September 20: Youngshyn and wife doing fine work on Clark cottage.
September 21: Offered Wonjin the Hibb Building for $30,000, but had to renig when I found out what the gift tax would be.
September 21: Hibbs says he will quit January 1.
September 25: Had 2-1/2 hour visit with Lloyd Freeman. He will set up $5000 award next year.
September 26: My 77th birthday, flew to Bois Blanc Island & Boyne City.
September 27: Decided that we could not sell our stores: tax.
September 27: Bought a 1979 red Mercury Grand Marquis for $7591 from Rick Marile Sales.
September 30: Drove the new car to Paradise for color & closing.
September 30: Lee Miles (Smiths Sink) gave us two valuable pictures: owl & Indian.
September 30: Called on Witheys, Marge Munsell, Jenkins, and Beidelmans.
October 1: Visited mouth of two Heart & Tahquamenon Falls in Paradise, MI.
October 2: Drove to Howell for Don Munroe partycolor fine.
October 3: Bought 8-year old CD from First National Bank for 7-3/4 % for Howell High School annual Line award.
October 3: George Munsell died today.
October 4: Gave 75 Granada to Youngshyn with 28,000 miles on it.
October 8: Dr. Suihla called from Palm Springs. He will meet us October 15.
October 12: Put Merc in hangar and T-bird in open garage.
October 13: Closed Northpoint Cottage and drove Granada to Howell.
October 15: Arrived in Palm Springs at noon, but a week to late.
October 17: Painted pool & filled it with water. Put in lawn with #20 seed.
October 18: Poksyn Yoon earned a PhD in microphysics today.
October 21: Grass coming up in the lawn I planted. I picked most of the olives today.
October 22: Threw out my electric bed. I like a wider bed.
October26: Purex replaced the pool filter free.
November 2: Sent $25 for Dixie Valley Cemetery plot.
November 6: Grace wired Poksyn $800 to go to Korea for Christmas.
November 7: Grace went to Michigan for 10 days on Hibbs business.
November 19: Dr. Fred Sleight suffered a heart attack.
November 30: Bought CD 2-1/2 years for 11% for Linesville School Fund.
December 8: Grace to Michigan to work on shoe store lease.
December 15: Grace back in Palm Springs.
December 22: Navioneer Party in Banning.
December 30: Met Fraces Rich, Boyds, and Hoovers at museum party.
December 31: Winfield & Graces health resume.
January 1980: Charles Schwab, our new broker, holds $2,500 ERGS.
January 7: Inventoried silver coins.
January 8: Northwood SymphonetteHenry Ruth HOFTO
January 17: Shoe store deal off.
January 28: Met Mary Taggares of Prosser, Washington.
February 4: Grace having trouble with right knee.
February 8: ERG stock jumped to 18-3/8.
February 14: Heavy floods in the Coachella Valley.
February 20: Hoovers evacuated to our house for three days.
February 29: Hoovers took us to Boyds at the Springs for lunchF. Rich.
March 6: NorthwoodsMarge. Mead, Gabor met us at the ratchet club.
March 16: Thelma Hutton & daughter.
March 19: Took Hoovers to the Robe.
March 23: Francis and Helen left for 1-1/2 months in Israel.
March 27: ERG to 8-5/8. Silver bust.
March 29: Blood in urinetoo much outdoor work.
March 31: Shut off the all the gas for the pool. Pool blanket heated it.
April 6: Slept out. Saw 9 flocks? Wood ibis?
April 8: Prime rate 20%.
April 10: Seeing many satellites.
April 14: Baja trip aborted at Brawley. Jeep battery went out.
April 14: Grace right knee went bad. Returned to Palm Springs.
April 20: Ending a week of 110º weather.
April 22: Starting to eat Mexican food. Cooked a 15lb ham.
April 23: Moon, Jupiter, Mars and Regulus together.
April 27: Dr. Price came to look at Graces knee.
May 4: Dr. Price & friend Sheila drove us to Sky Valley.
May 6: Grace Lake, aged 80, died today.
May 6: Francis and Helen came back from Israel.
May 10: Caught 1-foot bat.
May 12: Sept out in the yard half the night. Saw satellites in the sky.
May 14: When to Baja overnight. Bad road conditions because of flooding, repairs underway.
May 15: Two holes through our hogan roof. Gave $50 to have it repaired.
May 16: Removed the pool cover for the season. Spotted four satellites over night.
May 18: Met Francis and Helen at the Shell Museum for a visit.
May 20: Blood in urine. Occurs after heavy work.
May 31: Drained the pool in 10-1/2 hours.
June 1: Winfield heart beats 2-stops-2 stops. B complex shots helped.
June 2: Suihlas left for Seattle. We will drive to Michigan.
June 6: Grace 78 today. We left via the Buick for Michigan.
June 7: Enjoyed Zion & Bryce, Ogden. Graces knee was very bad today.
June 8: Saw 587 antelope in Wyoming. Hail and snow in Laramie.
June 12: Arrived in Howell today. 2600 miles trip that we enjoyed. We are going to drive back to Palm Springs.
June 13: Arrived in Northpoint, activated the T-bird, Mercury, & Navion.
June 17: Flew the Navion to Macinac Island and walked to town.
June 20: Our 52nd wedding anniversary dinner in the Park Tower.
June 23: Grace building beach deck with Gots.
June 27: Flew Navion to Brighton on business. Crandall J. Brennen.
June 30: Soon Young & Rick Smith came for 3 day visit.
July 3: Saw Sonya & Rick off then flew to Macinac Island.
July 4: Drove to Howell & Ann Arbor to see Duke, Lois, and Poksyn & Babb Wennifer.
July 5: Birch re-licensed Navion and Winfield flew it to Twin Cities.
July 8: Stanley Cornell died.
July 8: Sold the 1950 Buick, 15-foot boat, 35 hp motor to George and Dorothy Irvine for $1,000 cash.
July 9: Picked up Navion and paid $745.21 re-license fee.
July 11: Flew Navion to Bois Blanc Island & visited the Hoovers.
July 12: Alfred & Lucille Pfau visited us.
July 15: Practiced steep turns & chandelles alone.
July 17: Dug over 200 rocks out of sand in front of the house.
July 18: Note: Grace passed her first pilots physical in Oct. 1935.
July 23: Flew Navion to Macinac Islands.
July 24: Charles & Estelle Van Skklen gave us the royal treatment on Washington Island.
July 25: Harvey & Barbara Hughes up for the first time in the Navion. Casey & Vive went up also.
July 26: Grace conferred with Y. Song about publishing her story.
August 5: Floras son Frank murdered in Dallas.
August 5: Had visits this summer from Rick & S.Y., Kanafanis, and Wonsin & family, Poksyn.
August 7: Lee Alschuler died. I just had a note from her!
August 15: Flew the Navion to Brighton, sometimes above the clouds.
August 23: Krista Knute made a 30-day hike on John Muir Trail.
August 23: Sent Korean folders to Line Award RecipientsMark Miller in Howell, and Jackie Popp in Northpoint, Robin Shirley in Linesville.
September 1: Invited to attend two Northpoint parties: Ellen Blessman and Marian Perkins.
September 1: Poksyn here, Casey visited also today.
September 3: Party for Jack Charter at Blessmans.
September 5: Marian Perkins party at the Point.
September 5: Passed my biennial flight check with Dick Marsh.
September 9: Contacted Bob Rourke-Owosso- Kay Rourke.
September 10: Grace passed her pilots physical. Good till she is 80 by Dr. Brown.
September 10: Worked 1-1/2 hours Hepfer on estate.
September 10: Crandall (Griffith) leased 116 W. 5006mo.
September 11: Met with Joe Foster 1-1/4 hours on estate.
September 11: Sold 1100 shares ERG at 16+. Paid 4.
September 15: Swam twice. Flew Navion to Boyce City.
September 17: Gave Korean picture & lecture in Northpoint School.
September 22: Contacted John Hannan. Invited to London.
September 23: Checked our stores.
September 24: Lunch with Dr. Hannahs new home in Dansville.
September 25: Swan in 33º water at Northpoint. Word Youngshyn had a stroke.
September 26: My 78th birthday. Drove all night to be with Youngshyn, who now was in intensive care in University of Michigan hospital.
September 27: Drove to Paradise to close cabin and returned to Northpoint.
September 28: Youngshyn had another stroke; we drove all night to University of Michigan hospital.
September 30: Wonsin, Wonjin, Won-Hi, all came to the hospital. Youngshyn was feeling better.
October 1: Requesting D&C president take care of emergences.
October 2: Drove to Northpoint, closed cottage and said good bys.
October 3: I swam: very cold. Put the Buick and T-bird in the hangar.
October 3: William Birch will pickle the Navion for the winter.
October 4-22: Visited Youngshyn every day. Saw improvement. Grace worked out a health chart for Mrs. Lewis.
October 23: Left for Palm Springs in the Mercury. Grace was sick. Stop for the night in Battle Creek.
October 24: Grace is feeling better. Drove 540 miles today, reached Rolla, Mo.
October 25: Went to Weatherford, Ok. 464 miles, standing trip well.
October 26: To Gallup, NM, 630 miles. Feel fine.
October 27: Arrived in Palm Springs having traveled 556 miles. It was a very successful trip.
October 28: Learned that Jinx Ray died suddenly about 2 months ago.
October 29: Cleaned pool, painted & filled it today.
October 30: Adrienne and friend Ron Jones called on us.
November 1: Youngshyn moved to Chicago hospital.
November 1: Started swimming ¾-miles daily and also walking 3 miles a day.
November 10: Drove to Dixie Valley for Younger to build 24X24 garage.
November 11: Bad experience in snowstorm between Austin and Tonopah on 376.
November 13: Went to Scottys Castle, Stovepipe Wells, and Wild Rose Canyon in Death Valley.
November 14: Sold 500 ERG @20 cost 4.
November 16: called Younker to enlarge the house to 24X28.
November 19: Called S. Erert-Dave Lawrence to care for California 1-T.
November 20: Dr. Fred Sleight of museum died. Great loss.
November 21: Winfield blood in urine. Will quit jogging.
November 22: Talked with Youngshyn first time.
November 29: Hired Raul Salgado & wife as gardener.
December 1: Poksyn had bad car accident needs money.
December 4: Winfield sick with bowel trouble.
December 12: Earl Hoover 90 today. Sent a large card.
December 20: Grace Nealy flew to Chicago for Youngshyn.
December 30: Grace sick with stomach flu.
December 31: Grace and I tried to awake the neighbors with an organ horn.
December 1980: Winfield swam ¼-mile daily and walked 3 to 8 miles.
January 7, 1981: Putting in artesian well at Dixie Valley200 foot.
January 9: Francis Line 76th birthday today. Took Fern Ray to Chap. Club. Received D&C books.
January 14: New pool cover: $175. 116 Brightor rented $600.
January 15: Called Bob McP, not well, about Helen Eddy deed.
January 17: Jim Nooney has sold his business.
January 19: Mailed 19809 tax figures to Hepfer today.
January 20: Hostages released in Iran today after 444 days capture.
January 25: I walked eight miles: no muscle aches.
January 26: Grace played harp for Marian Perkins & Bob and Maria Wallace.
February 2: Called Jesse Dering. He was 93.
February 3: Hebbs wants to buy 116 (Hebbs store). Referred to Triffith.
February 4: Called Guplh to re-note 5965. Borrowed in Ins.
February 8: Hoover took us to The Springs for lunch.
February 14: Dixie Valley nearly completed. May build garage.
February 15: Youngshyn complains of heavy itching- feels like ants in his right arm.
February 16: Winfield showing blood in urine. Hebbs buys 116 at $62,000.
February 17: Left for Baja to bring back jeep load with Helen Herbert.
February 22: Krista Knute showed slides of 211 mi hike on John Muir Trail.
February 24: Took Hoovers to lunch at the Springs, Poksyn to go to Stanford.
March 6: 1-T papers came from Hapfer. Took to Dave Lawrence of Seabert Bach.
March 13: Attended $1000 concert at Museum. Met many friends.
March 16: Hoover took us to Salton Sea. Typed Around The World.
March 21: Dick Darling flew in.
May 24: Cut off the pool heater. Grace swam for the first time.
March 30: President Reagan shot. Winfield sleeps outdoors occasionally.
April 6: Took Hoovers to Idywild today. Hebbs check for $44,355.31.
April 12: Columbia blasted off today. Trip to Dixie Valley in jeep loaded
April 14: Saw Columbia land at Edwards. Lunch at Dixie Valley then home though Tonopah and Death Valley.
April 17: Anne Astrikan called that her husband, Harry, passed away.
April 18: Serhly left for the Orient.
April 22: Ray called that $44,355 check returned: bank to blame.
April 25: Francis and Helen stopped enroute to the Grand Canyon. GL ant bite back.
April 28: The Song family arrived with Youngshyn, who want to stay a month with us.
April 30: Washer and dryer went bad. Family sleeps in the yard at night.
May 3: Songs return to Aurora while Youngshyn stayed with us.
May 6: Using heavy vitamins for Youngshyn.
May 11: Siebert charged $200 for Song Lines 1-T.
May 13: Pope shot.
May 23: Winfields has blood in his urine. May be heavy Youngshyn lifting?
May 24: Youngshyn had 2 severe seizures. Dr Price helped us.
May 26: Wonjin coming today to take Youngshyn back tomorrow.
May 28: Drained pool today. It took 11 hours and 35 minutes.
May 30: We will back Youngshyn for $10,000 recovery fee.
June 1: Francis said that Harry Goulding died last month.
June 2: Drove to Bishop for the night, then on to Dixie Valley in the morning.
June 3: Ray B. repaired the Mercury steeringhe did it as a favor–no pay.
June 5: Dixie Valley: Stars gorgeous out here. Saw a deer.
June 11: In Palm Springs Grace sent Sony Line money for school and orphanage.
June 16: Left Palm Springs for 3 nights in Dixie Valley, then we went east to Michigan and Northpoint.
June 26: Harold Strickland, my pilot-teacher, died May 25.
July 1: Grace passed drivers test and got a 4-year license.
July 6: Bill Birch re-licensed the Navion in hangar.
July 9: Hi-Y and 6 kids came to visit. Wook Yoon played the piano & I taped it.
July 9: Grace and I flew the Navion to Beaver Islands new airport.
July 12: Roy Younker had a heart attack a week ago.
July 13: Drove the T-bird Chemung to check the cottage. Refrigerator full.
July 18: Flew to Macinac Island. Paid $5 tie down fee, then went to Bois Blanc & Onaway.
July 29: Flew to Interlockenlunch with Jackie Hofto. Prince Charles married today.
July 30: Saw Abe Vigoda with whom we talked yesterday.
August 1: Grace called Bob McP & offered to help.
August 3: Gave $2000 more for Northpoint Citizen Award.
August 5: Winfield and Grace fly frequently to Indian River & Boyne City.
August 7: Helen Lines sister Olive died at 87.
August 10: Poksyn came to Northpoint for the week with Kyung Hun.
August 20: Grace returned from Wheaton (Youngshyn) to Brighton. I met her with the Navion.
August 26: Paid Youngshyn bill of $3091 to Marion Joy Rehabilitation.
August 29: Kay Rourke and son Michael met for lunch.
August 31: Drove to American Airlines and Howell.
September 1: Youngshyn out of Marion Joy forced to go with Wonsin.
September 6: Wonsin & Hi-Young turned vicious to us.
September 9: Flew to Onaway, Michigan. Total miles in the Navion for 1981 was 25 hours.
September 10: Grace and Winfield showed the Alaska film and gave a talk in Northpoint high school auditorium.
September 12: Youngshyn now in New Jersey. Forced to go with Wonsin.
September 14: Closed the Northpoint and drove the T-bird to Chare.
September 15: Winfield passed his Pilot Physical with no restrictions.
September 15: Found our Chemung home robbed. Called the Sheriff to report it.
September 17: Left on American Airlines to Palm Springs. Went to Dixie Valley in the Mercury.
September 22: Word from Poksyn to Moab. Will go to Palm Springs.
September 24: Drove non-stop to Palm Springs720 miles.
September 25: American Airlines brought Poksyn from Los Angeles for operation.
September 28: Poksyn left. Grace and Winfield drove to Dixie Valley510 miles.
October 4: Met Robbins and Dave Johnson. Enjoyed Dixie Valley.
October 5: Left Dixie Valley at 5:10AM. Visited Bristle Cone Park & Death Valley. Drove 665 miles to Palm Springs.
October 7: Gardner put in a lawn.
October 7: Have sent H. C. Stevens over $1000 in aid.
October 11: Reported over $8000 robbery to the Sheriff.
October 15: Gifts to Palm Springs Historical Society of Tapes and Pictures.
October 18: Younker took a jeep load to Dixie Valley.
October 22: Inventory Palm Springs home.
October 23: Ordered 3 copies Bernice Chaprells In the Palm of the Mitten.
October 23: Installed new kitchen rug–$250.
October 24: Agreed to loan Poksyn $11,000 for operation.
October 28: Dodgers won the World Series. Songs losses too heavy.
October 28: Sold a lot of muni bondsbought others.
October 31: Called Dame & offered to give hangar to township.
November 1: Dave & Suzie McElroy have new babyMichael.
November 3: Poksyn on operating table 6 hours.
November 5: Working with Phil Boyd on museum history.
November 6: Fired gardeners till May.
November 7: Did a lot of house painting.
November 10-19: Took $3900 of art, shells, etc. to Angel View.
November 12: Working with Paul Wilhelm on poems and write-ups.
November 25: Took Harold Hicks to lunch at Oasis.
November 27: 45 year old water pipe broke in yardkitchen.
November 29: Sheriff named five in our robbery.
December 3: Worked with Bob Martin and adjustor. Saw Pat Smith& Betty Sergeant.
December 4: Called Joe Foster in Lansing on estate work.
December 4: Sold & bought muni bonds ($50,000 Utah pays 14.14%).
December 19: Attended Navion party in BanningDouthitts.
December 21: Sent D& C $14,885 for repairs they had paid in the stores.
December 22: No satisfactory completion of Northpoint hangardeal cancelled.
December 24: Improper papers from Foster. We had notarized.
December 25: Quiet day at homewent out for breakfast at Dennys and dinner at Dennys.
December 26: Grace played 4 pieces on the harp.
December 28: Signed proof of loss for $12,070.30 at Bob Martins.
December 31: Winfield 148 pounds, Grace weighed 98 pounds. Blew horn & played organ at midnight.
January 3, 1982: Bob McPherson died today. Learned today that Agnes Canfield died in 1980. Also, learned today that Bird Hight died on 12-23-81.
January 3: Poksyn stopped enroute to LA.
January 9: Francis is 78 today. Grace worked hard in the yard all day.
January 11: Akin received robbery loss check for $12,670.30. 6869 WL. 5301 SowS
January 12: Received D&C bonds 60M. Active in bond market. High yield munis.
January 13: Cashing in 100m annuitiesinvested in high yield munis.
January 14: George Olman broke after 7 years + $700,000 for January uncons.
January 24: Hoovers came to Palm Springs. Poksyn ill. Winfield is ill too.
January 28: Installed new aireze room desert cooler–$1205.
February 4: Put new urethane roof on 1967 roof for $629.
February 5: Saw 16 jackrabbits + 12 quail when walking ford to home.
February 6: Visited Betty Sergeant, dined with Fay Smith, 16 Chardon triton.
February 11: Heavy rainswoman drowned.
February 12: Date Fair: our Indian rugs sold for $300 to $1000. Total $188,000.
February 15: Middle of house inventory.
February 16: At Fair bought Sanyo vibrator for $159.
February 17: Jeff Knute marriedsent $100.
February 19: $2000 museum dinner.
February 21: Attended $50 lunch for Frank Bogart, Mayor.
February 23: Hicks hosted Sheraton Plaza breakfast.
March 2: Lunch with B&M Wallace. We talked Hawaii.
March 3: Made reservations to fly to Hawaii and Kauai on March 10, 1982.
March 6: Venus, Jupiter, Mercury, Mars, and Saturn all lined up. Pat Young came.
March 10: Poipu Beach hotel, Kauai, Hawaiienjoyed 9 days.
March 18: Drove 600 miles in Colt, covered island. Home tomorrow.
March 20: Letter from Blessmans. Dave McElroy called from Hawaii.
March 21: Roy Younker had open-heart surgery at Loma Linda.
March 23: Letter from Northpointthe hanger deal is a go.
March 25: Northwood InstituteHenry RuthLaurie Hofto.
March 27: Poksyn called in fear. Grace comforted her.
March 28: Dismissed Mexican gardener. We now take care of the garden and the pool.
March 30: Columbia landed. Sheriff wants us to testify.
April 1: Got flu & Grace had it later for 10 days.
April 1: Roy Younger in the hospitalpneumonia.
April 8: Tom Rauml says we have $400M credit.
April 9: 3R Palm Springs history meeting with Boyd and Hoover etc.
April 10: Poksyn-Hoover-Hoftos.
April 12: HartmansBaja hogan. 25% of what we get.
April 19: Liv. Co. prosecutors office may fly us to testify.
April 20: Will send Youngshyn $2000 to fly to Korea for acupuncture.
April 21: Wrote prosecutors we could come June 10.
April 21: Pledged $10,000 to the University of Michigan for 10 years.
April 25: Francis and Helen enroute to the Grand Canyon for their 54th anniversary.
April 26: Francis and Helen left for the Canyon at 5AM.
April 26: Grace and Winfield left for the Grand Canyon, Zion, Death Valley and Dixie Valley trip at 6AM450 miles.
April 27: Enjoyed Canyon, Page, Kanab, and Zion and returned home734 miles. Trip total mileage was 1184.
April 30: Paul Dancer, 89, asked Graces help.
May 1: Poksyn will give a talk–trip to New Orleans planned.
May 9: Finished SL min. May dissolve.
May 10: Started draining the poolpump went bad when the pool was ½ empty.
May 10: Wilkie Davis will care for the yard during the summer.
May 12: Mailed Youngshyn $7373.33. Proceeds from bonds.
May 12: Had corn beef with Earl & Frances Streebe. Grace helped health wise.
May 13: Bought 13 pieces of luggageSamsonite ER for $325. $150 free air tickets.
May 17: Finally got pool pump inbut drained pool in the yard with sub pump.
May 20: Youngshyn wife and son, Wonjin, left for Korea today.
May 20: We pledged $1000 for Lineville Historical Society (1/83).
May 26: Farewell party at Floras with the Suihlas.
May 27: Trail date for 5955 robbers set for June 30.
May 31: Poksyn visited us from UCLA.
June 2: Suihlas left. We left and spent the night in Flagstaff.
June 3: Drove through Cameron, Tuba City, Kayenta, Monument Valley, and Moab today.
June 4: Visited Arches and Potash today.
June 5: Went to Colorado River, Douglass Pass, Dinosaur, and Flaming Gorge today.
June 6-7: Buffalo, Gillette, Devils Tower, Deadwood, Mt. Rushmore, Crazyhorse, and the Badlands were next.
June 10: Newberry, Tahquameon, Paradise, and finally Northport were last.
June 13: Started flying Navion today. Vera Ikens.
June 19: We flew every day. Flew to Beaver Island today.
June 20: 54th wedding anniversary todayweather cold. Turned on the furnace.
June 25: 60th chapter reunion in Howell. Francis flew from California. We check all stores and stopped in Chemung.
June 30: Robbery court case in Howell.
July 6: Total eclipse of the moon.
July 8: Flew to Bois Blanc Is.visited Hoover. 22hours.
July 8: Plan route west through Canada, Lake Lousie, and Coburdaby.
July 9: Navion canopy stucktrapped us.
July 12: Drove to Howell on business.
July 15: Met Boyds and Hoovers at Cheboygn-History.
July 19: Flew to Macinas Islandfirst of 4 visits here.
July 21: Flew to Rogers Cityfirst time.
July 26: Landed in ThompsonvilleRipscanoe on Betsy.
July 26: Ted Bol vs Utanaid pembrville O
July 29:Took Navion to William BirchTrans-Air for annual.
August 4: Bought 4 pairs of shoes for Grace at Penneyssize 5-1/2.
August 8: Made reservations at AB for HawaiiFebruary 5-15,1983.
August 8: Treated BirchsLeland & home.
August 10: Griffiths + K at canopy
August 11: Trail date indet. Grace got fitch coat back.
August 13: Flew to Indian Rivermet the Boyds.
August 14: Passed biennial check flight with D. Marsh.
August 17: Typical day.
August 18: Winfield passed the drivers test4 years + motorcycle.
August 22: Perry Haydens daughter Martha came.
August 23: Enid Wiltse died.
August 23: Started for Maistee & Lake City-Toret Winfield-storm canoe Betsy.
August 25: Paid tab $2387 for Kauai & Virgin Islands.
August 30: Drove 440 miles to Paradise, met friends and neighbors at Northpoint.
September 4: Flew two hours and twenty-five minutes todayleft oil cap off.
September 7: Grace passed pilots physical.
September 8: Had a last flight in the Navion49 hours this summer.
September 11: Tune & Won have a new baby. His name is Peter.
September 12: Closed the Northpoint cabin for the winter. Off for the westvisited Soo for the night.
September 13-17: Went to Thunder Bay, Brandon, Medicine Hat, Golden and Canada on our trip out to Palm Springs.
September 17: Revisited Burke, Idaho, silver mine after 60 years.
September 19-26: Visited Dixie Valley. The night sky bristled with stars. Navy jets were practicing in the day time there. Winfield turned 80.
September 29: Winfield had a tight chest. He could not lie down. We closed the house and drove 500 miles to Palm Springs.
October 8: Suihlas having marital problems.
October 9: Poksyn came. Winfield is feeling bad. He has stomach and chest pain and not sleeping well.
October 13: Took Dr. Price to breakfast, but did not mention my feeling up the weather to him.
October 19: Put in new yard water system for $825. We owe M.L. $55,000.
October 20: Hired new pool man and recalled the gardener.
October 22: Having trouble breathing. Cant lie down. Still, getting no sleep at night.
October 23: No sleep for the past two daysgasping for air. Grace called Dr. Price. He said heart badkidney problems tooallowing water in my lungs. He gave me Lasix and Lanodin. I lost 5 pounds in a day15 pounds in a month.
October 30: Pulse 40irregular. Doctor came two times a daily. I feel good.
October 31: Taking Dyazide-Lanoxin daily. K-lyte weekly. Grace gave me B12 and B complex .
November 8: Youngshyn came from Ann Arbor.
November 10: Gave Dr. Price $2500 check. He tore it up!
November 12: Siebbe & T. Book will handle our utilities etc.
November 15: Reserved 1-1/2 months at Poipu Beach Hotel (10% discount).
November 16: Sold 1900 ERG and bought 100 CMI. Will buy VRC and GEO stocks.
November 24: Poksyn returned to Ann Arbor. Got job at University of Michigan12-12.
November 29: Guests of Harold Hick. Our CMI 5500 up.
November 30: Dr Price called 4 times from San Francisco.
December 2: Plumber Phillips came to repair our water break
December 8: Amelia Duty lawsuit vs. us for a fall in the Howell store in 1980.
December 10: I had cystitisGrace cured me.
December 12: Hachtmans stopped by and said hogan destroyed November 30 in Baja.
December 19: I flew an ultra-lite 2 seater with Robin.
December 21: Rubinstein died. He was 95.
December 24: Grace tries to help Dr. Price.
December 25: Took Martins, Dr. Suihla, and Dr. Price to dinner.
December 27: Cancelled Poipu Beachmade reservations for Hilo Bay Hotel instead.
December 30: Full eclipse of the moon.