Monthly Archives: August 2017

Monday, 21 August 2017

08:51 – Eclipse Day. We’re staying indoors this afternoon to hide from the eclipse. We wouldn’t want to go blind or get an eclipse burn or something. We’ll probably burn offerings to Apollo, Ra, and the FSM. I’ve heard from … Continue reading

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Sunday, 20 August 2017

09:04 – It was 61.6F (16.5C) when I took Colin out at 0645, partly cloudy. Colin vomited a couple more times yesterday, but he’s behaving normally otherwise and doesn’t appear to be in any distress. He has his usual amount … Continue reading

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Saturday, 19 August 2017

09:04 – It was 63.4F (17.5C) when I took Colin out at 0620, partly cloudy. Barbara is working in the garden this morning. Later today and tomorrow, we’ll be getting the downstairs LTS food room and the lab/work area organized … Continue reading

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Friday, 18 August 2017

08:56 – It was 69.9F (21C) when I took Colin out at 0630, mostly cloudy and muggy. Barbara is heading for the gym and supermarket this morning, after which she’ll be working in the garden and perhaps doing some work … Continue reading

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Thursday, 17 August 2017

08:57 – It was 65.3F (18.5C) when I took Colin out at 0650, clear and sunny. While Barbara was down in Winston yesterday, I spent some time working downstairs in the food storage areas. I found the four #10 cans … Continue reading

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Wednesday, 16 August 2017

08:37 – It was 65.3F (18.5C) when I took Colin out at 0650, clear and sunny. Barbara is heading for the gym this morning and then making a quick run down to Winston to have lunch with her friend Bonnie … Continue reading

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Tuesday, 15 August 2017

08:44 – It was 68.0F (20C) when I took Colin out at 0650, overcast and calm. We had another 0.6″ of rain overnight, which takes us to about 4.4″ (11 cm) over the last three days. Things are damp. More … Continue reading

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Monday, 14 August 2017

08:46 – It was 65.4F (18.5C) when I took Colin out at 0645, foggy and calm. We had another 0.33″ of rain overnight, which takes us to about 3.8″ (9.5 cm) over the last couple of days. This area averages … Continue reading

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Sunday, 13 August 2017

08:50 – It was 67.8F (20C) when I took Colin out at 0725, partly cloudy and calm. We’re now in good shape on forensic science kits. Today we’re building stock of biology kits, as well as several other subassemblies that … Continue reading

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Saturday, 12 August 2017

09:35 – It was 65.3F (18.5C) when I took Colin out at 0700, partly cloudy and calm. More work on kit stuff today. We’re down to one of the FK01A core forensic science kits in stock, so we’ll get another … Continue reading

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