Monthly Archives: May 2017

Wednesday, 31 May 2017

08:43 – It was 62.8F (17C) when I took Colin out around 0645 this morning, blindingly sunny. As usual, Colin immediately headed for the back fence to check on his cattle. Ordinarily, if the cows are at least 10 or … Continue reading

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Tuesday, 30 May 2017

08:59 – It was 60.7F (16C) when I took Colin out around 0715 this morning, mostly cloudy. Colin actually behaved pretty well yesterday. Only four more days until Barbara returns. We thought the sheetrock work downstairs was finished–it looked great to … Continue reading

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Monday, 29 May 2017

It’s Memorial Day here in the U.S., the day set aside to remember those who sacrificed themselves to protect our freedom. Although the official purpose of Memorial Day is to remember those who gave their lives in the service of … Continue reading

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Sunday, 28 May 2017

08:26 – It was 59.1F (15C) when I took Colin out around 0630 this morning, bright and breezy. We had another half inch (1.27 cm) of rain overnight, with loud thunder. As usual, Colin was terrified, and tried to climb on … Continue reading

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Saturday, 27 May 2017

08:38 – It was 62.5F (17C) when I took Colin out around 0630 this morning, bright and breezy. More rain and thunderstorms are in the forecast for this evening and tomorrow. Barbara is doing a quick house clean and getting packed … Continue reading

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Friday, 26 May 2017

09:29 – It was 55.5F (13C) when I took Colin out around 0700 this morning, bright and breezy. Barbara is off to the gym. Today and tomorrow she’ll be getting packed for her week-long trip down to the Campbell Folk School … Continue reading

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Thursday, 25 May 2017

08:39 – It was 51.8F (11C) when I took Colin out around 0700 this morning, sunny and breezy. We’ve had about 3 inches (7.5 cm) of rain over the last couple of days. Barbara arrived home about 1645 yesterday, driving … Continue reading

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Wednesday, 24 May 2017

07:56 – I didn’t take Colin out this morning because I was having problems with my vertigo. That’s the first time I’ve had that problem in a couple of years, and only the second or third time since I first … Continue reading

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Tuesday, 23 May 2017

09:03 – It was 57.4F (13C) when I took Colin out at about 0650 this morning, foggy and drizzling. We’ve had about 2 inches (5 cm) of rain over the last couple days, and more to come. Barbara is off … Continue reading

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Monday, 22 May 2017

08:54 – It was 57.3F (13C) when I took Colin out at about 0700 this morning, bright and sunny. Barbara is off to the gym, and then it’ll be more science kit stuff today. She has a busy week on … Continue reading

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