Monthly Archives: November 2014

Sunday, 30 November 2014

10:23 – Science kit sales remain steady. Earlier this month we passed total 2013 revenue. November has been good and December is usually a pretty heavy month, so 2014 revenue should comfortably exceed 2013 revenue. I expect 2015 to be … Continue reading

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Saturday, 29 November 2014

09:28 – Lies, damned lies, and statistics. I just read an article that claims that the fact that young black men are 21 times more likely than young white men to be killed by police as evidence that the justice … Continue reading

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Friday, 28 November 2014

08:18 – Barbara is off with our friend Bonnie Richardson to the craft show in Greensboro. I finally got around to reading One Second After, the 2009 TEOTWAWKI novel that put EMP on most preppers’ radar. It’s basically a mediocre … Continue reading

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Thursday, 27 November 2014

10:42 – Barbara picked up a Saturnalia tree on her way home from work yesterday. She’s decorating the tree right now with lights, ornaments, and the traditional stuffed panda sitting on top. Barbara’s heading over to her sister’s house for … Continue reading

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Wednesday, 26 November 2014

09:20 – More rioting, looting, and burning last night in Ferguson, and some other other cities as well, with more expected tonight. It would seem that enforcing the laws against rioting, looting, and arson is now considered to be “racist”. … Continue reading

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Tuesday, 25 November 2014

08:45 – I watched the DA announce the grand jury verdict last night. Silly me. The announcement was scheduled for 9:00 p.m. ET, and I expected it to be over by 9:01 ET. I mean, how much was there to … Continue reading

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Monday, 24 November 2014

08:57 – “Who are you,” Barbara asked me last night, “and what have you done with my husband?” Yesterday was the first day in more than 40 years that I consumed no soft drinks. None. Zero. Zip. Ordinarily, I guzzle … Continue reading

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Sunday, 23 November 2014

09:35 – I cleaned the fallen leaves out of the troughs on the roof yesterday. This year is the first time I haven’t climbed up on the roof to do that. Instead, I stood on the ladder and used a … Continue reading

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Saturday, 22 November 2014

10:17 – A lot of preppers are concerned about a nuclear EMP attack or a repeat of the CME Carrington Event taking down the power grid. I estimate the probability of the former to be < 0.001/year and the latter … Continue reading

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Friday, 21 November 2014

09:55 – I still need to build some science kits. As of this morning, after shipping today’s orders we’ll be down to two biology kits and one forensic kit in stock. I have everything I need to build another couple … Continue reading

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