Monthly Archives: August 2016

Wednesday, 31 August 2016

09:43 – Barbara is off to the gym, library, and supermarket. Colin is sitting at the front door barking every few minutes. He’s been barkish for a couple of days. I’m trying to rename him Spartan, both after Amy’s favorite … Continue reading

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Tuesday, 30 August 2016

09:21 – We did a lot of work on science kits yesterday. More today. We’re down to four containers of ninhyrdrin crystals for forensic kits, so I ordered more ninhydrin late last week. It’s supposed to arrive today, so I’ll … Continue reading

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Monday, 29 August 2016

09:04 – It’s that time of year. We got a bulk order overnight for the CK01B chemistry kits, which we’re low-stock on. So today will be devoted to building a new batch of those, including bottling some chemicals we’re low … Continue reading

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Sunday, 28 August 2016

10:34 – More kit stuff today. The warm weather is back. Highs are only in the low 80’s F, but the heat chill is up in the low 90’s. Lows are down in the 50’s, which means autumn weather isn’t … Continue reading

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Saturday, 27 August 2016

09:14 – We had Jen’s Bean Gloppita recipe for dinner last night. I’m not much of a vegetarian, but it was pretty good. Barbara wasn’t able to find coriander at the supermarket yesterday, so we made it up without it. … Continue reading

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Friday, 26 August 2016

09:21 – Barbara is off to the gym and supermarket, where she’s going to pick up a can of black beans, a jar of cumin, and a jar of coriander, the only items we didn’t have in our pantry for … Continue reading

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Thursday, 25 August 2016

10:15 – I’ve about decided to give up on Firefox. With every release, it becomes buggier and slower, as well as taking more and more RAM and CPU. I’m already running Opera Mobile on my Fire, and I have the … Continue reading

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Wednesday, 24 August 2016

09:38 – Lori arrived with our mail at 0840 this morning, which is an hour or more earlier than her usual time. When I commented that she was running early, she said she was running only half her route today, … Continue reading

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Tuesday, 23 August 2016

09:16 – At Costco Sunday, we picked up a Costco-size pack of eggs, three dozen of them shrink-wrapped in one package. Barbara wondered why I was buying so many eggs, since we use only maybe a dozen every couple weeks. … Continue reading

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Monday, 22 August 2016

09:40 – We picked up only two 36-roll packs of toilet paper at Costco yesterday, both because our cart was already getting full and there wasn’t a coupon for it this month. Barbara said all 72 rolls fit under the … Continue reading

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