Monthly Archives: February 2016

Monday, 29 February 2016

10:34 – Barbara is at the gym this morning, as usual on MWF. Colin is barking frequently, as is usual when Barbara is not at home. The wind is howling, as seems to be the usual here. Not surprising, considering … Continue reading

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Sunday, 28 February 2016

12:11 – It’s a beautiful day today, with sunny skies and a forecast high around 60F. Barbara is cleaning house. I’m finally set up with a working computer and printer in one corner of the dining room, where I can … Continue reading

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Saturday, 27 February 2016

10:31 – Our Internet service is back to normal. Apparently, the gremlins just went away. I’m now getting normal throughput on my notebook sitting on the dining room table, whereas I was getting 0.1/0.1 Mbps down/up the other day. No … Continue reading

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Friday, 26 February 2016

09:26 – Internet problems ate my day yesterday. I’m still not sure what’s going on. We’re on Skybest fiber broadband, provisioned for 20 Mbps down and 2 Mbps up. Until yesterday morning, my notebook sitting on the dining room table … Continue reading

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Wednesday, 24 February 2016

14:11 – Barbara is downstairs filling and labeling vials of l-glutamine and oxytetracycline for biology kits as she watches Netflix’s House of Cards. I told her that I had no interest in watching a series that features lawyers and/or politicians, … Continue reading

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Tuesday, 23 February 2016

10:36 – More labeling of bottles and vials today. Barbara got enough done yesterday to almost run us out of unused 30 mL cylinders and run us down to just over a case of the 15 mL cylinders. I’ll reorder … Continue reading

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Monday, 22 February 2016

13:00 – Barbara is pretty happy with the state of the house, so we’re back in kit-making mode. I’m running labels for 15 mL bottles right now, hundreds and hundreds of them, and Barbara is labeling and bagging the bottles. … Continue reading

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Sunday, 21 February 2016

16:00 – We’ve been working all day building kit subassemblies. That’s what we’ll be doing most of this week. Barbara mentioned that she’s concerned about my physical condition. When we were in Winston, I at least got a mile or … Continue reading

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Saturday, 20 February 2016

10:16 – Barbara announced this morning that she’s reasonably happy with the state of the house. We still have a few major projects to do, notably putting up shelves in the garage. We’ll work on that today. That’ll give Barbara … Continue reading

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Friday, 19 February 2016

12:48 – Barbara and Bonnie Richardson are off seeing the sights of downtown Sparta. There’s so much to see that I don’t expect them back before mid- to late-afternoon. I didn’t manage to get much prepping stuff done this week, … Continue reading

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