X – Had Laurie Keene at Center at 1 for last time this summer. Private dance from 2:30-4 + class from 8-10. To Betty’s from 4:20-7:50. Was behind her part of way from downtown. Helen over part of time. Gave us apple. B. gave me green beans.
Brunch shortly past noon in Victoria before driving to Nainimo + Parksville. Took ferry from Nainimo leaving at 4:25 for Vancouver. Veal cutlet dinner on ferry. Arrived home around 11:40.
Up between 25 + 20 to 5. Left apt. at 6 for Bellevue. To Port Angeles in time for 9:20 ferry but took 11 one instead. Got lb. of Welchmints for Betty in Victoria. There overnight. Played cards after dinner at Empress (around 9) until 2 a.m.
Had dance from 2-4. Left home at 12:50. To bank, Annex + got gas prior to going downtown. Actually got latter on way. Tom Kinman paid off his $10 Goldwater nomination bet at night. Made new bet – Rep. nominee for gov.
Gave apartment thorough cleaning. Borrowed vacuum from Alene Froland at 8:45. Tried to return at 9 but not home. Mrs. Meerdink phoned at 5:50 – exactly as dinner dished up – that Kennedy film coming on. Gone there from 6:05-8:15. Eric + Steve M. + I to Joann’s 7:10-7:40.
Had Van Ackeren + Herbert boys in a.m. First time in 3 + 5 weeks, respectively. Mrs. Meerdink phoned me in afternoon to see if I could come for dinner tonight instead of tomorrow. Fabulous salmon dinner. Gone from 3:50-10:40.
Had dance from 2-4. Second half had gold preliminary test. Was after 6 when I left studio but still signed up for no gold. To Clarke’s from 6:45-12:10. Dinner there. Received invitation to Elizabeth Armstrong’s wedding Sept. 12.
X – Third consecutive gorgeous day. Was 70º at midnight!! Had private dance from 2:30-4. Then to Terry Follmer’s to watch Democratic Convention on TV. To dance class from 9-10. To Terry’s afterwards. Had chocolate cake + ice cream. Home 12:30.