Monthly Archives: June 2014

Monday, 30 June 2014

09:32 – We visited Sam’s Club yesterday with Frances and Al, who are members of both Costco and Sam’s. On items that both carry, the prices were very similar, a bit higher or lower, but nothing that would make it … Continue reading

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Sunday, 29 June 2014

10:24 – We’re doing the usual Sunday stuff. Yesterday I moved the canned dry goods we purchased from the LDS store off the steel shelving unit and onto a pallet I built along one wall from 2×2 spacers and 1×6 … Continue reading

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Saturday, 28 June 2014

08:41 – Another front-page article in the paper this morning about the death of the child in the school bus incident, this one describing how the prosecution’s case fell apart. Everyone seems to agree that the prosecution was not at … Continue reading

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Friday, 27 June 2014

09:00 – I do wish the USPS would stop “improving” its Click-N-Ship website. A couple of months ago they changed the input screen for shipments to Canada. There used to be a drop-down list at the top of the form … Continue reading

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Thursday, 26 June 2014

08:54 – Yesterday, the morning paper reported that the driver I mentioned some time ago who’d hit and killed the little boy running to catch his school bus had been sentenced on a plea bargain for a misdemeanor charge, with … Continue reading

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Wednesday, 25 June 2014

08:44 – I was making up chemical bags yesterday when my inventory system failed me. I had one chemical listed as having 80 bottles in stock, but the bin contained only 6 bottles. So, either I removed 74 bottles to … Continue reading

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Tuesday, 24 June 2014

07:50 – Amelia Earhart departs Thursday on her attempt to fly around the world. If I believed in fate I’d probably think she was tempting it. Obviously, she’s no more superstitious than I am. I was surprised that she’s chosen … Continue reading

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Monday, 23 June 2014

07:48 – Costco run and dinner with Mary and Paul yesterday. Barbara is headed back to work this morning. Colin’s had a full week of Barbara being gone followed by a weekend with her home, so it may take him … Continue reading

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Sunday, 22 June 2014

10:22 – We spent the first day of summer doing our usual Saturday tasks. Today, more of the same. Our neighbors down on the corner are finally ready to put their house on the market. Bill and Barbara bought another … Continue reading

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Saturday, 21 June 2014

07:49 – Barbara got home around lunchtime yesterday. Colin and I are both delighted. Kevlar inventor Stephanie Kwolek dies aged 90. I never met her, although had things been different I might have. One of my junior high school classmates … Continue reading

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