Monthly Archives: March 2014

Monday, 31 March 2014

09:29 – As of this morning our inventory of FK01A forensic science kits stands at -1. Fortunately, we have 16 more ready to box up, so that outstanding order will ship today and we’ll have 15 left in stock, assuming … Continue reading

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Sunday, 30 March 2014

10:17 – I somehow had it in my mind that today was to be a pretty nice day. Not so far. I got back from walking Colin around 09:00. The wind chill was well below freezing, and it was drizzling. … Continue reading

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Saturday, 29 March 2014

09:31 – Our current inventory of forensic kits is down to zero, so we’re building more today. I’d intended to build two dozen forensic chemical bags the other day, but I had enough of everything needed to build only 16. … Continue reading

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Friday, 28 March 2014

11:15 – Among other things today, I’m trying to get purchase orders done for a lot of stuff we buy in bulk–cases of beakers, graduated cylinders, test tube brushes and clamps, microscope slides and cover slips, and so on. It’s … Continue reading

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Thursday, 27 March 2014

09:54 – Spring may finally have arrived. March came in like a rabid weasel on meth, but according to the forecasts March will go out like a soft, cute, fuzzy panda, with highs in the upper 60’s (~20C) and lows … Continue reading

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Wednesday, 26 March 2014

08:04 – Synchronicity. Until I used the word “graupel” yesterday, I don’t believe I’d ever seen it used in an English-language setting. Growing up in Pennsylvania, we called it “soft sleet” or “slush”. So when Barbara checked her mail and … Continue reading

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Tuesday, 25 March 2014

09:49 – I just returned from walking Colin. Talk about a wintry mix. It was about 95% cold rain, but with other stuff mixed in. There was snow, sleet (in the US/Canadian sense of tiny ice pellets), sleet (in the … Continue reading

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Monday, 24 March 2014

12:10 – Science kit sales are extremely slow at the moment, better than last March but not by much, so we’re focusing now on building inventory. Right now, we can build kits a lot faster than we can sell them. … Continue reading

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Sunday, 23 March 2014

10:43 – We had a warm sunny day yesterday, but now we’re back to chilly, windy, rainy weather, with lows near or below freezing and snow forecast for Tuesday. There’s an interesting article in the paper this morning, about people … Continue reading

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Saturday, 22 March 2014

10:19 – It’s to be a nice day today, sunny and with a high around 73F (23C). Alas, the next several days are to be much colder, with highs in the 40’s (~ 5 to 8C), lows near or below … Continue reading

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