Category Archives: Brittany

Friday, 23 June 2017

09:10 – It was 67.9F (20C) when I took Colin out around 0645 this morning, damp and overcast. Barbara is off to the gym and supermarket this morning. This afternoon we do science kit stuff. I forgot to mention that … Continue reading

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Thursday, 22 June 2017

08:37 – It was 64.5F (18C) when I took Colin out around 0630 this morning, mostly cloudy. Barbara is off to Winston today to get a haircut, make a Costco run, have lunch with friends, and do some miscellaneous errands. … Continue reading

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Monday, 12 December 2016

09:50 – Barbara is off to the gym and the bank. We’ve gone from cold and dry weather to warmer and a drizzle. Later this week, we’re to have the worst of both worlds: lows in the single digits F … Continue reading

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Sunday, 11 December 2016

10:45 – Barbara cooked dinner on her new propane cooktop last night. A pound of pasta, a pound of ground beef, a pound can of chili beans, a 6-oz. can of tomato paste, 1.5 cups of water, one tsp. of … Continue reading

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Monday, 24 October 2016

09:54 – Barbara is off to the gym. This afternoon, she’s volunteering at the Friends of the Library bookstore, and tomorrow evening she’s volunteering at the annual library Quiz Bowl. Yesterday, her new friend JoAnne from the historical society stopped … Continue reading

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Sunday, 23 October 2016

10:00 – Email from Brittany yesterday, CC’d to Jen. Like many preppers, with only a couple of weeks until the election, Brittany is trying to make sure she has all her ducks lined up. She’s been reading about fish antibiotics, … Continue reading

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Thursday, 6 October 2016

10:05 – Email overnight from Jen and Brittany. For the last ten weeks, they’ve both been keeping track of how much toilet paper their families actually use, counting dead rolls each time they emptied the bathroom trash. They both thought … Continue reading

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Monday, 26 September 2016

09:58 – This is our first autumn living in the mountains, so I’m not sure if the weather we’ve been having for the last week or so is typical. I suspect it is. Highs generally in the 70’s F, lows … Continue reading

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Friday, 16 September 2016

09:59 – Barbara is leaving today to drive up to Cape May, New Jersey to spend several days visiting with friends. It’ll be wild women and parties for Colin and me while she’s gone. Or it would be, if I … Continue reading

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Monday, 12 September 2016

09:34 – Emails from Brittany and Jen. Both of them are Trump supporters, as I suspect most preppers are, and both are counting the days until the election, wondering what they’ve left undone. I told them both pretty much the … Continue reading

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