Monthly Archives: July 2017

Monday, 31 July 2017

08:37 – It was 54.6F (12.5C) when I took Colin out at 0630, bright and breezy. It sounds ridiculous for mid-summer, but I was glad I was wearing my hooded sweatshirt. Barbara is off to the gym this morning. Kit … Continue reading

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Sunday, 30 July 2017

09:37 – It was 59.0F (15C) when I took Colin out at 0650, bright and breezy. I wore a jacket for the first time since last spring. We got two bills yesterday from Shaw Brothers, one for all the work … Continue reading

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Saturday, 29 July 2017

08:49 – It was 65.4F (18.5C) when I took Colin out at 0650, bright and sunny. The peak of summer has definitely passed here. Our highs have been and are to be in the 70’s F (low to mid-20’s C), … Continue reading

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Friday, 28 July 2017

08:13 – It was 68.9F (20.5C) when I took Colin out at 0700, bright and sunny. Barbara is due back from Winston around lunch time, with the loot from her Costco run. Colin and I did have PB&J sandwiches for … Continue reading

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Thursday, 27 July 2017

09:14 – It was 68.1F (20C) when I took Colin out at 0700, bright and sunny. Barbara left at 0830 to head for Winston. She’ll run errands today, stay with Frances and Al tonight, and then head back tomorrow, making … Continue reading

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Wednesday, 26 July 2017

08:31 – It was 64.5F (18C) when I took Colin out at 0630, dim and overcast. Barbara is going to the gym this morning. This afternoon, she needs to get ready for a trip down to Winston. She’ll leave early … Continue reading

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Tuesday, 25 July 2017

09:17 – It was 69.8F (21C) when I took Colin out at 0700, partly cloudy. Barbara has some work to do in the garden this morning, and is volunteering at the Friends of the Library bookstore this afternoon. Our dinners … Continue reading

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Monday, 24 July 2017

09:06 – It was 68.0F (20C) when I took Colin out at 0730, cloudy and breezy. We had a strong thunderstorm roll in about midnight, with loud thunder and bright lightning. Colin was terrified and started climbing all over us, … Continue reading

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Sunday, 23 July 2017

09:15 – It was 72.5F (22.5C) when I took Colin out at 0645. More heads-down work on science kits today. I’m very disappointed in the Netflix DVD service, which has become pretty much worthless. We were members for about a … Continue reading

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Saturday, 22 July 2017

10:17 – It was 70F (21C) when I took Colin out at 0630. The days are starting to get shorter. The sun was an orange ball, not fully up over the horizon. Heads-down work on science kits today. We have … Continue reading

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