Monthly Archives: December 2013

Tuesday, 31 December 2013

08:50 – Our original goal for 2013 was to double kit sales over 2012. We didn’t quite make that, but we weren’t far off, either. We fell short of doubling by only $6K or $7K. That’s not too bad, considering … Continue reading

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Monday, 30 December 2013

09:48 – Barbara and I just finished the first season of the law firm drama The Good Wife on Amazon streaming. The show seems to be competently done but not as extraordinary as most of the critics seem to think. … Continue reading

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Sunday, 29 December 2013

09:15 – Cool, rainy days yesterday and today. Our official month-to-date rain is about 5 inches (12.5 cm), but according to our own rain gauge we’re up over 7 inches. Interesting article in the morning paper: The world braces for … Continue reading

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Saturday, 28 December 2013

08:18 – Yesterday, for the first time ever, someone filed a complaint against us with PayPal for non-delivery. I checked the USPS tracking number and found that USPS had attempted delivery on the 18th and left a notice. I submitted … Continue reading

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Friday, 27 December 2013

10:39 – Barbara is still cleaning up, inside and out. I’m doing year-end stuff, working on my submission for the SPARK competition, and thinking about new science kits for 2014. I happened across an article the other day that mentioned … Continue reading

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Thursday, 26 December 2013

08:39 – Barbara continues with her annual Deep Clean. I’m doing year-end stuff. 14:32 – Well, data are still coming in, but it appears that the Christmas season turned into a debacle for UPS. The remaining Big Three package delivery … Continue reading

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Wednesday, 25 December 2013

08:25 – Barbara is heading over to her mom’s place this morning to spend the day. Colin and I will remain at home today.

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Tuesday, 24 December 2013

14:53 – Barbara has started her annual Deep Clean. She spent most of the morning in my office, and has declared herself satisfied with all but my main desk, which I haven’t even started on. Actually, I still have some … Continue reading

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Monday, 23 December 2013

07:37 – Costco run and dinner with Mary and Paul yesterday. For the last couple of months we’ve been in this alternating cycle of warm/wet and cold/dry. Yesterday, the high was 72F (22C) and we had about 1.6 inches (4 … Continue reading

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Sunday, 22 December 2013

08:43 – Barbara has started her annual Deep Clean, which means Colin and I have to tread carefully if we want to avoid being vacuumed, scrubbed, waxed, dusted, mopped, and polished.

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