Monthly Archives: November 2016

Wednesday, 30 November 2016

10:26 – I’m closing the month. Barring any orders that come in today, we’ve done about 80% of the revenue that we did last November. I’m not too concerned. Sales by month year-on-year bounce up and down. One month, we … Continue reading

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Tuesday, 29 November 2016

10:09 – Things are pretty quiet around here. Barbara is finishing up her Christmas decorations today, and we’ll probably bake cookies. I’d also like to try making up some peanut butter fudge. It’s a good day to stay inside. It’s … Continue reading

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Monday, 28 November 2016

10:22 – I’ve come down with a cold, and decided to take the day off.

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Sunday, 27 November 2016

10:29 – Barbara hauled a choose-and-cut Christmas tree home yesterday. We got it in the stand right after she got home, and she’s spending the day decorating it and putting out her other Christmas stuff. After several warm days, we’re … Continue reading

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Saturday, 26 November 2016

08:47 – Rot in Hell, Fidel. Fidel Castro dead at 90. Too bad you didn’t die 90 years ago. Ah, well. At least Fidel has become a Good Commie. Barbara is due back sometime this afternoon. She’ll have her car … Continue reading

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Friday, 25 November 2016

09:35 – Colin and I couldn’t find any wild women, so we (re)watched old disaster/horror movies last night. One of those was Supervolano, on Netflix streaming. It’s a BBC production, obviously done on a small budget. The only actor I … Continue reading

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Thursday, 24 November 2016

09:49 – Barbara just left to drive down to Winston, where she’s spending Thanksgiving Day and Black Friday with Frances and Al. They’ll do a few errands Saturday, and then she’s heading back. As usual, it’ll be wild women and … Continue reading

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Wednesday, 23 November 2016

09:36 – Barbara said Bonnie had a great time yesterday on their trip up to Galax. Bonnie spent a couple of hours driving the scooter around the Walmart aisles, shopping for food, clothing, and household items. Just getting out of … Continue reading

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Tuesday, 22 November 2016

09:43 – Barbara picked up Bonnie, our next-door neighbor, at 9:00 to drive her up to the Walmart Super Center in Galax, Virginia. Bonnie is almost 90 years old and doesn’t get out much, so this will be a real … Continue reading

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Monday, 21 November 2016

10:05 – Chilly weather continues. When I took Colin out and got the paper this morning, it was 26F (-3C) with strong gusty winds. As usual, after he peed Colin started mole hunting, pouncing when he smelled or heard something … Continue reading

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