Mr. + Mrs. Ferdeloses invite us for dinner at 7:00 p.m. Meet Mario, Jude, Norma + Carlos in their house. I make bico for them. In the morning stay home, baby sit Michelle take a bath + ready for the party + ready to go home
Go to Oakland Airport 8:45 flight, No. of plane United Air lines 1093. Arrive Honolulu 1:00 p.m. Back + forth trips $486.70. Mario pick us + put carnation lei. Norma cooked cari cari for dinner, fried chicken + pie. Stay home baby sit Michelle, cooked our lunch. Carlos, Norma, Dean + Norlynn to school. Carlos work. Mario + Jude eat dinner with us. Went to shopping center. I take a bath stay house watch TV Have a wonderful dinner at Jude’s place, steak, fish + see the court house + State capitol.
(This was written in the back of a small, brown journal containing entries from 1978 to 1979. It is one of the many notes she writes throughout her journals listing birthdays, anniversaries and dates of significant moments in her life.)
December 2, 1934
Mr. + Mrs. Quintin A. Ramil and the whole family’s birthdays
Married in Tondo, Manila, P.I. IEMELIF
1. Quintin A. Ramil – Oct. 31. 1908
2. Fausta R. Ramil – Dec. 19, 1910
3. Quintin R. Ramil Jr. – Apr. 12, 1938
4. Norma R. Matro – July 10, 1942
5. Mario R. Ramil – June 21, 1946
6. Al R. Ramil – July 2, 1948
7. Gloria R. Omania – Nov. 10, 1949
8. Cesar R. Ramil – Sept. 26, 1951
9. Michael R. Ramil – May 29, 1957
10. Carlos C. Matro – June 18, 1933
11. Teresita R. Ramil – Sept. 13, 1938
12. Luis Omania – June 19, 1946
13. Dean R. Matro – April 29, 1963
14. Norlynn Matro – Jan. 25, 1965
15. Quintin Ramil III – Nov. 21, 1963
16. Ramon Ramil – Jan. 17, 1965
17. Joycelyn Omania – Oct. 17, 1969
18. Jayson Omania – Sept. 20, 1971
19. Jude W. Ramil – Feb. 18, 1950
20. Filipina F. Ramil – June 12, 1949
21. Tressy R. Ramil – Aug. 15, 1973
22. Crystal Ramil – Oct. 27, 1973
23. Jeniffer R. Omania – May 1, 1974
24. Roxanne R. Ramil – Jan. 5, 1975
25. Leslee Dawn Ramil – Jan. 13, 1975
26. Michelle R. Matro – April 22, 1976
27. Jonathan W. Ramil – March 23, 1982
28. Melanie V. Ramil – June 7, 1982
29. Anthony Ramil – Feb. 12, 1987
30. Anita V. Ramil –
Dad + Mom married in Tondo, Manila, P.I.
Dec. 2, 1934
Carlos + Norma married in Reno, Nevada
Aug. 18, 1962
Jr. + Tessie married in Paniqui, Tarlac
Philippines Oct. 14, 1962
Luie + Gloria married in Reno, Nevada
May 3, 1969
Mario + Jude married in Reno, Nevada
Nov. 6, 1971
Al + Fil married in San Francisco
Calif. Dec. 9, 1972
Cesar + Anita – Nov. 9, 1980
Mike + Sandy – Aug. 29, 81
(These are her most recent – and possibly last – journal entries before she stopped writing, at age 96.)
Sept. 12, 2007 – I’m in my room. wake up wake up 7:00 a.m. Wednesday, wash face brush teeth, clean mouth, dress up, make up, go to living room, watch TV Tom come, work here with Gloria + coworker 7:30 a.m. eat breakfast, watch TV
Sept. 13, 2007 – thursday, wake up 7:30 a.m. wash face, brush teeth, clean mouth go to living room, they have conference in the ” (living) room. Carlos + Norma will stay here, Gloria will pick them to Airport. 8:00 p.m. go to bed + sleep.
Sept 14, 2007 – Friday. the same of Thursday.
Sept. 15, 2007 – Saturday ” of Friday
Sept. 16, 2007 – Sunday ” ” ”
Sept. 17, 2007 – Monday ” ” ”
Oct. 2, 2007 –
exercise, eat breakfast, take a bath, dress up, cut finger nails, make potatoe salad for Easter.
afternoon go to Livermore to Cesar’s house to go to Fil Am. organization fiesta. 12:00 a.m. eat lunch, take a nap, watch TV – read newspaper 4:00 cook rice, fried ham for dinner, 6:00 eat dinner, cake ice cream 6:30 p.m. Lindo, Fil Crystal + Leslee, arrived 7:00 p.m. Don eat dinner here, they play poker, Louie, Don, Al + Marty. I go to bed 9:00 p.m. + sleep. I received a beautiful bouquet of fresh flowers from Carlos, Norma + Michelle, I’m so happy.
Wake up 6:30 a.m. exercise, eat toast + hot chocolate Louie + Gloria go to work, take pills, take a bath, dress up, wash my laundry from Disneyland, dry, fold + put in order, watch the film Norma send us. Filipino beat. I saw Mario shaking hands with a couple + left, beautiful girls sings + old man show how to make ball (made of Bule) ball of game Sipa + beautiful Hawaiian show. 12:00 a.m. I eat lunch, take a nap. watch TV + write my autograph about Disneyland I see Jr. Tessie, Titing, Auring, sisters + brother Jojo, Ram, Paul + Norlyn + my nephew Fred Cruz, wife Ope + 2 sons, plus Ope’s Mom, sister + nephew. I enjoy my three days outing with Gloria, Judy. her Mom + all the Mother’s from Concord High School we arrived home safe + sound (4:00 p.m. I’ll cook chicken adobo + rice for dinner. I received pictures from Hawaii, so Ill write Norma tomorrow tell about the recorder where I saw Mario on the TV. Norlyn ask me if I received pictures, I said no, but it is here at home, we are away for 3 days, Friday, Saturday + Sunday. I’ll place it my Birthday Alum there beautiful family pictures of Carlos + Norma with 3 chidren, their spouse + children. I received also a letter from Judy picture of Bradley + AveryI send her letter to Judy + Norma mail today Feb. 25, 1992.
Wake up 6:30 a.m. eat breakfast, take pills, exercise, dyed my hair, take a bath, dress up, wash my laundry, dry. fold + put in order watch TV 12:00 eat lunch. take a nap, write to Leni thanks for the pictures taken in Hawaii with Mario + family + Carlos, Norma. I put in my album. 4:00 p.m. cook chicken apritada + rice all eat at 6:00 p.m. except Gloria go to a pot luck dinner of Mary Kay. I went to bed 7:10 p.m. + sleep.