Monthly Archives: May 2013

Friday, 31 May 2013

07:53 – Barbara’s dad was doing very well when I visited him yesterday, acting almost like his old self. I took him the peanut-butter-and-jelly sandwich he’d requested, along with a small cup of strawberry ice cream, both of which he … Continue reading

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Thursday, 30 May 2013

08:30 – I didn’t quite finish the 30 biology kits yesterday. I have 30 shipping boxes arrayed on the work tables downstairs, each box filled with all of the required items, but I haven’t yet gotten the shipping boxes packed … Continue reading

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Wednesday, 29 May 2013

08:35 – We’re down to a dozen or so finished biology kits in stock, so today I plan to do final assembly on 30 more. If the month-on-month trends compared to last year hold up, we should ship between 65 … Continue reading

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Tuesday, 28 May 2013

10:04 – I’m cutting several purchase orders this morning for stuff like thousands of bottles and caps, 500 test tube racks, several chemicals, and so on. We’re not quite there yet, but by this time next year we may well … Continue reading

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Monday, 27 May 2013

08:17 – 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 … Continue reading

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Sunday, 26 May 2013

09:19 – I wanted a nice, peaceful, relaxing diversion for Barbara, so we finally started watching series six of Heartland last night. I was surprised that she wanted to watch all three episodes on the disc. Usually, she prefers to … Continue reading

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Saturday, 25 May 2013

10:18 – Barbara is trying hard to keep things as normal as possible despite her dad’s condition. She refuses to go over to the nursing home and just sit there all day watching him die. I think that’s the best … Continue reading

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Friday, 24 May 2013

08:09 – Barbara’s dad is back at Brian Center. Barbara called me yesterday about 12:25 to let me know he had left the hospital and was on his way. I stopped at Harris-Teeter on the way over to pick up … Continue reading

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Thursday, 23 May 2013

07:27 – Barbara’s dad will be released from the hospital today and return to the Brian Center. I was surprised yesterday when Don, our UPS guy, endorsed the Brian Center. He mentioned that he hadn’t seen me over there for … Continue reading

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Wednesday, 22 May 2013

07:29 – Barbara’s dad is likely to be released back to the Brian Center in the next couple of days. Brian Center called Barbara yesterday to ask if she wanted them to hold his room. She told them yes, even … Continue reading

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