Monthly Archives: August 2012

Friday, 31 August 2012

09:05 – Barbara is taking a well-deserved personal day. She left at oh-dark-thirty to meet her friend Bonnie and drive up to a flea market in Hillsville, Virginia. The deck guys are supposed to finish up today. It’ll be nice … Continue reading

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Thursday, 30 August 2012

07:41 – Barbara is taking today and tomorrow off work to give her a five-day weekend. We’ll get a dozen or so forensic science kits boxed up today and ready to ship tomorrow. That’ll cover outstanding back-orders and give us … Continue reading

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Wednesday, 29 August 2012

09:18 – We’re having our deck replaced. Yesterday, a truck showed up with the framing lumber. This morning, the work crew showed up to tear down the old deck. We had just under five inches (~12.5 cm) of rain last … Continue reading

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Tuesday, 28 August 2012

08:15 – Today was the day we intended to start shipping forensic science kits. We’re not going to make that deadline, but we will be shipping them by this Friday, the 31st. I got an email this morning, apparently from … Continue reading

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Monday, 27 August 2012

07:45 – We’re working hard to get the first batch of forensic science kits ready to ship this week. Much remains to be done, but we’ll have a batch ready to ship later this week. 13:21 – Geez. After nearly … Continue reading

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Sunday, 26 August 2012

08:07 – Barbara returned mid-afternoon yesterday from the visit to one of the retirement facilities she and her sister had short-listed. The good news is that her parents loved the place and are excited about moving in. This is the … Continue reading

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Saturday, 25 August 2012

10:41 – Barbara just headed over to meet her sister and parents at one of the retirement facilities on the short list. Barbara’s mom is doing much better. The doctor prescribed antibiotics for the UTI and Xanax for her panic … Continue reading

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Friday, 24 August 2012

07:58 – Big article on the front page of the paper this morning about that moron politician’s comments about women who are raped being unlikely to get pregnant. The article throws lots of numbers around. The problem is, all of … Continue reading

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Thursday, 23 August 2012

07:17 – It’s never good when the phone rings before 6:00 a.m. Barbara’s mom called this morning to say that she couldn’t breathe or stand up and that she’d called 911. Barbara called her sister, who lives much closer to … Continue reading

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Wednesday, 22 August 2012

09:51 – Barbara’s dad visited one of the retirement facilities yesterday and loved it. They keep one unit available for prospective residents to stay in overnight to see how they like the place. I suspect Barbara’s parents may give that … Continue reading

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