Monthly Archives: December 2016

Saturday, 31 December 2016

09:19 – Happy New Year’s Eve 2016 in Prepping We closed on our new house in Sparta in December 2015. In the year since, we’ve gotten moved in and gotten things more or less the way we want them. Among … Continue reading

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Friday, 30 December 2016

09:55 – We awoke this morning to a white front yard, 25F (-4C) temperature, and winds gusting to 50 MPH (80 KPH). Colin ran out, tore around the front yard celebrating the snow, did a quick pee, and ran back … Continue reading

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Thursday, 29 December 2016

10:02 – More kit stuff today, along with year-end business stuff, including orders. I just dropped an $1,800 PO with one of our suppliers, with more to come. A blizzard is in the forecast for us starting this afternoon and … Continue reading

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Wednesday, 28 December 2016

10:34 – Barbara is at the gym this morning and will be volunteering all afternoon at the Friends of the Library bookstore. When I took Colin out this morning, it was 20F (11C) colder than it was yesterday morning. We … Continue reading

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Tuesday, 27 December 2016

09:59 – I took a rare day off yesterday from posting here. I ate too much, and wasn’t feeling very well. Today I’m back to normal. When I took Colin out this morning, it felt more like early spring than … Continue reading

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Sunday, 25 December 2016

15:43 – The poisoned milk and cookies were untouched, as I expected. We spent yesterday evening eating and watching Christmas movies and today eating and opening presents. Tonight, more eating.

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Saturday, 24 December 2016

09:19 – I feel better now. It isn’t just me who’s been unable to shoot down Santa Claus. I saw an article in the paper this morning that NORAD has been tracking him for 60 years and has apparently never … Continue reading

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Friday, 23 December 2016

09:47 – Barbara is off to the gym and supermarket. I just issued a PO for 10,000 15/415 bottle caps, which should hold us for a while. I remember the first time I ordered a carton (1,440) of those caps, … Continue reading

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Thursday, 22 December 2016

09:54 – I have this nagging sense that there’s something I should be doing this morning. I finally realized that it feels odd not to be going to the dentist this morning, as I’ve done four times in the last … Continue reading

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Wednesday, 21 December 2016

12:51 – Back from the dentist, where it seems I’ve been spending most of my time lately. I had oral surgery Thursday and then follow-up work done yesterday morning and this morning. They’re mostly finished now. I do have another … Continue reading

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