July found my grandparents still in San Francisco visiting Jay and Scotty.
Tuesday. Took Scotty to work. Went to Fort Mason, Wells Fargo bank A.M.
Wednesday. Jay and I grocery shopped P.M. Kenney and I rode bus to town for hair cut and to get some birthday presents for Dave and Joyce. Worked on Jay’s quilt.
My cousin Dave would be 10 on July 11th. Joyce was my great-aunt Maude's grandchild - so a second cousin.
Thursday. Drove to Sonoma. Visited winery, Sonoma Mission and Santa Rosa.
Friday. Drove down peninsula to Palo Alto. Lunch there at Ricky’s. beautiful place. Went to San Jose and Alum Rock Park
Saturday. Took in Ice follies went with Jay, Scotty, and Kay Woody.
Sunday. Went to Lafayette and visited Bill & Ruby Banks and the boys, Michael & Gary.
Tuesday. Jay took us to buy our plane tickets to Kansas City. Went to Macy’s and Woolworth’s.
We purchase our airline tickets slightly differently these days! These were for the next week.
Wednesday. Baked a cake to serve tonight. Expecting Bill and Ruby.
Friday. Got some clothes ready for the trip home.
Saturday. Kenney’s Birthday. Mrs. Burleson called from Hotel. We went to Cliff House and saw her there on a bus. Baked cocoanut (yes, that's her spelling) crumble pie for Sat. dinner. Beef strogonoff day. Also baked confetti Angel Food for Sunday birthday dinner.
My granddad was 70 this day. Mrs. Burleson was probably Clare's mother.
Sunday. Didn’t got to church. Jay not feeling well. While dinner was cooking, the boys opened pkgs. After dinner we drove to Belvedere Island and to Mr. Tamalpais. Took Kay to Presidio and then home.
This Kay wasn't me - it was a friend of Jay's.
Monday. Did some packing and baked angel food for Mr. & Mrs. Borges. P.M. Rested – packed some more. Took cake to Borges and told them good by.
Tuesday. Overslept and almost missed our plane. Took off for L.Angeles on time. 1 ½ hour flight at 1200 ft. Breakfast served about eight. Left L.A. at 9:30. 5 hr. flight at 19,000 ft. Flew over Las Vagas and in site of Yosemite. Arrived in K. C. 3:30 P.M.
Wednesday. Made dust ruffle – valances and covered chair by working at it all week.
Sounds as thought she went right to work after arriving at Ikey & Becky's in Kansas City. She was very busy the next few days...
July 18 – 19 – 20
Sunday. Late breakfast. Went for drive to Silver Spur Club and had a flat. Nearly roasted. After resting and cooling off we went to Holiday Inn for dinner.
Monday. Ikey took us to catch 9 o’clock bus. Arrived in Springdale at 3:30. Supper with McKims. K.M’s folk came over and we had a picture show. Then spent night at K.M.’s.
Long way home from California - several days in Kansas City, a bus to Springdale to spend one night and then a bus ride home to Van Buren.
Tuesday. Lunch at JoEllen’s and then rode a bus home. Arrived at 6:46. Ira and Minnie met us and we had supper with them.
Wednesday. We went to work on the yard. My what a mess!!
Thursday. Yard work. K.M. came by.
Friday. Letty’s birthday. Jimmy Fine mowed lawn.
Aunt Let was 56.
Sunday. Church. Birthday party at Ira & Minnie’s for Kenney, Letty and Joyce. Lester, Pauline & Aura came.
Had to have a catch-up birthday party for the July birthdays. Uncle Lester Delzell would have come from Miami, Oklahoma - Pauline and her husband Aura from North Little Rock.
Tuesday. Voted for Mayor. Lost our vote. Burton Langford was beaten. K.M. & family came and spent the night with us.
Gee, sounds like many of my votes through the years!
Wednesday. Ken’s birthday. Had cake and ice cream for lunch.
My cousin Kenney was age nine.