Monthly Archives: September 2013

Monday, 30 September 2013

09:25 – Paul and Mary weren’t available yesterday, so Barbara and I did a Costco run by ourselves. As usual, we picked up three more cases of 35 half-liter bottles of water. We’ll keep that up until we have at … Continue reading

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Sunday, 29 September 2013

09:36 – Barbara is ironing and cleaning house this morning. I’m filling bottles. The 5 mg of prednisone that Barbara gave Colin yesterday pretty much stopped the itching. She gave him another 5 mg this morning, which we hope will … Continue reading

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Saturday, 28 September 2013

11:13 – Still working on kits. I’m doing laundry. Barbara just headed out to run errands. Among other things, she’s going to pick up a couple of 120 liter bags of vermiculite, which we use as an asborbent for packing … Continue reading

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Friday, 27 September 2013

11:13 – Barbara had a scare last night. At 1958, the phone rang. It was Barbara’s mom, who was apparently confused and feeling faint or dizzy. Barbara told her to pull her alert cord and sit down to wait for … Continue reading

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Thursday, 26 September 2013

10:37 – CBC posted four short video clips yesterday of Heartland star Amber Marshall’s wedding. Within a few minutes they were also up on YouTube. My impression of Amber’s new husband, Shawn Turner, is that he’s a solid guy. When … Continue reading

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Wednesday, 25 September 2013

09:13 – It’s a cool, drizzly morning and it’s down to about 71F (22C) in the house, about where we keep the temperature during heating season. I drink hot drinks only during cool or cold weather, and I just started … Continue reading

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Tuesday, 24 September 2013

08:06 – I just shipped the last biology kit we had in stock. Fortunately, I finished building more biology kit subassembies yesterday, so I’ll get another batch of the biology kits assembled today. We’re also getting low on chemistry kits … Continue reading

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Monday, 23 September 2013

10:18 – Busy today, particularly for late September. We’ve shipped seven kits so far this morning. I’d better cut this short and get to building more to top up inventory.

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Sunday, 22 September 2013

11:16 – Autumn is here and our weather reflects that. Our highs over the next week are to be mid-70s F (~24 C) and our lows in the mid-50’s F (~13 C). Which reminds me of a little-known fact. One … Continue reading

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Saturday, 21 September 2013

07:16 – Barbara gets back today. Colin will be delighted when she walks in the door. So will I. 11:50 – Ruh-roh. It looks like I’ve come to the feds’ attention. I got a forensic kit order this morning. When … Continue reading

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