Category Archives: Jen

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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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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Thursday, 18 May 2017

08:44 – It was 66.3F (19C) when I took Colin out at about 0645 this morning, sunny and calm. Things are proceeding with the repairs to the house. Barbara and I went over to the flooring place yesterday. I wanted … Continue reading

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Wednesday, 22 February 2017

09:32 – It was 45F (7C) and raining when I took Colin out this morning, with no wind. Today I’ll be working on taxes again and Barbara will be working on kit stuff. While Barbara was working at the bookstore … Continue reading

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Can You Finish Prepping?

by “Jen” Several days ago Bob emailed me to ask if I’d be willing to post articles on this site. He’d offered before and I turned him down each time because I’m concerned about OPSEC and didn’t want to leave … Continue reading

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Monday, 20 February 2017

08:51 – It was 39F (4C) when I took Colin out this morning, but with no wind. Today I’ll be working on taxes and Barbara will be filling containers. There’s been a lot of email back-and-forth between Cassie and me … Continue reading

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Wednesday, 1 February 2017

10:29 – It was 39.3F (4C) when I took Colin out this morning, but with not much wind. The snow is all gone, but we have colder temperatures and precipitation in the forecast for now through the weekend, so we … Continue reading

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Sunday, 8 January 2017

09:50 – It was 2.7F (-16.3C) when I let Colin out this morning. He ran out, peed on the bird feeder pole and well casing, and ran back in. I’m not sure what the new-fangled, politically-correct official wind chill is … Continue reading

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Friday, 16 December 2016

11:14 – I spent the morning yesterday at the dentist, undergoing oral surgery. When Barbara retired from the law firm as of 10/30/15, we elected to continue her dental insurance under COBRA. That expires in March 2017, so I wanted … Continue reading

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Saturday, 12 November 2016

09:17 – Email from Jen. The anti-Trump protests have arrived in her area. Well, kind of. The small town where her brother and his family live, about half an hour from Jen and David, had an anti-Trump protest Thursday. It … Continue reading

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