Monthly Archives: June 2014

Friday, 20 June 2014

08:32 – Barbara gets home this afternoon. Colin and I will be delighted. I need to get things straightened up before she arrives. I’m making up chemicals for forensic science kits and filling bottles today. I also need to get … Continue reading

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Thursday, 19 June 2014

07:55 – Three days down, two to go until Barbara returns home tomorrow evening. I think Colin just figures she’ll be home when she gets here and there’s no use worrying about when that will be. I see that Obama … Continue reading

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Wednesday, 18 June 2014

08:14 – Two days down, three to go until Barbara returns home. Colin slept through the night last night. The night before, I think he was expecting Barbara to come home, so he got excited every time he heard a … Continue reading

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Tuesday, 17 June 2014

08:18 – One day down, four to go until Barbara returns home. Colin behaved pretty well yesterday, but last night was horrible. On average, every 45 minutes or so he’d jump down off the bed and go roaring down the … Continue reading

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Monday, 16 June 2014

09:05 – Marcy picked up Barbara at 7:15 for their week’s driving trip up the Parkway. Colin wasn’t entirely sure what was happening, but he’ll figure it out this evening when Barbara doesn’t return. Mary and Paul weren’t available yesterday, … Continue reading

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Sunday, 15 June 2014

10:48 – We’re getting Barbara’s stuff ready for her to leave tomorrow morning on a driving trip with her friend Marcy up the Blue Ridge Parkway. Her Kindle is charged and has a good selection of books on it. I’m … Continue reading

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Saturday, 14 June 2014

13:20 – We drove over to the LDS Family Home Storage Center this morning, where we picked up 24 #10 cans each of flour, macaroni, dry milk, potato flakes, rice, spaghetti, and sugar–28 cases altogether–along with one foil pouch each … Continue reading

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Friday, 13 June 2014

08:37 – Friday the 13th falls on a Friday this month. Well, it’s finally happened. Until now, I’ve been making up solutions for science kits in 2-liter Erlenmeyer flasks, 2-liter soft drink bottles, or gallon (3.8 L) jugs. But one … Continue reading

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Thursday, 12 June 2014

08:39 – It’s a small victory for sanity, but the city government has finally decided to kill the West End trolley service downtown. The “trolley” is actually just a standard city bus duded up to look like an old-fashioned trolley. … Continue reading

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Wednesday, 11 June 2014

10:06 – I managed to cut down on the backlog of labeled bottles by about a third, which still leaves me with 1,400 or so labeled bottles to be filled. I’ll try to get a few hundred more of those … Continue reading

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