Monthly Archives: October 2016

Monday, 31 October 2016

20:20 – Go fill up your gas tanks now. Colonial Pipeline #1 just blew up near the break from a couple weeks ago. My Trooper has 6 miles on the trip. Barbara’s car was down to half a tank, so … Continue reading

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Sunday, 30 October 2016

12:01 – I’m getting very tired of Amazon’s walled garden for the Fire. Some time ago, I downgraded my Fire HD7 from FOS5 to FOS4 because I couldn’t stand the control icons in landscape mode being fixed at the bottom … Continue reading

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Saturday, 29 October 2016

10:53 – I decided to start using the standard WP template formatting rather than formatting each paragraph separately. We’ll see how it looks in serif rather than sans-serif. Dave Starr posted this comment on yesterday’s entry, and I thought it … Continue reading

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Friday, 28 October 2016

09:54 – We got more flour repackaged yesterday. Today we’ll finish up repackaging rice and oats. The oats will use the last of our 3-liter bottles. The rice will go into 2-liter bottles because rice flows very freely through the … Continue reading

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Thursday, 27 October 2016

09:04 – Thirteen days left until the election. Even if you don’t really expect anything catastrophically bad to happen–I don’t–it’s only prudent to be prepared for violent civil unrest, even if it’s only localized. It may be your local area … Continue reading

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Wednesday, 26 October 2016

09:46 – Barbara is off to the gym this morning. She’s volunteering all afternoon at the Friends of the Library bookstore. Yesterday, wanting to make sure she was aware of the FDA rules change on livestock antibiotics that takes effect … Continue reading

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Tuesday, 25 October 2016

09:45 – With regard to non-prescription antibiotics, as of January 1, 2017 the FDA is transitioning many standard livestock antibiotics from OTC status to what amounts to prescription status. If you want to get some antibiotics, you might want to … Continue reading

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Monday, 24 October 2016

09:54 – Barbara is off to the gym. This afternoon, she’s volunteering at the Friends of the Library bookstore, and tomorrow evening she’s volunteering at the annual library Quiz Bowl. Yesterday, her new friend JoAnne from the historical society stopped … Continue reading

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Sunday, 23 October 2016

10:00 – Email from Brittany yesterday, CC’d to Jen. Like many preppers, with only a couple of weeks until the election, Brittany is trying to make sure she has all her ducks lined up. She’s been reading about fish antibiotics, … Continue reading

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Saturday, 22 October 2016

09:16 – I see that gun sales are, so to speak, booming as the election approaches. I’m not sure why anyone is concerned. I have it on good authority that Clinton has made an absolute promise: “If you like your … Continue reading

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