Monthly Archives: October 2014

Friday, 31 October 2014

09:06 – I’m playing around with a $25 Sony digital voice recorder I just received from Amazon, trying to develop the habit of taking notes with it as an aid to my failing memory. At age 61, developing a new … Continue reading

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Thursday, 30 October 2014

10:44 – Work on the prepping book continues. I haven’t posted any draft chapters to the mailing list yet because I changed the way I’m doing things. Originally, I had 30+ chapters stubbed out and intended to post each of … Continue reading

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Wednesday, 29 October 2014

09:21 – The other night, Barbara and I started to watch season 6 of Sons of Anarchy. I’ll watch it with her, one episode per evening maximum, but I sure wouldn’t watch it if she didn’t want to. The violence … Continue reading

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Tuesday, 28 October 2014

08:52 – Mornings have been getting chillier around here, with overnight lows often in the 40’s (5 to 10 C). The weekly forecast in the morning paper says our low Saturday will be 31F (-0.5C), our first freeze of the … Continue reading

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Monday, 27 October 2014

08:49 – I see that New York’s governor has been forced to back down from enforcing a 21-day quarantine on people who return from Ebola-infested areas because this nurse is whining about her civil rights being violated by such “inhumane” … Continue reading

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Sunday, 26 October 2014

10:27 – We’re doing the usual Sunday stuff. I need to fill a couple more batches of bottles so that I can build more biology kits tomorrow. Otherwise, I’m writing.

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Saturday, 25 October 2014

08:58 – Border Collies really are nearly as fast as Greyhounds. Whenever I release Colin from his leash, he immediately runs home at top speed, grabs a stick from the front porch, and then lies in the front yard waiting … Continue reading

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Friday, 24 October 2014

07:57 – Once again, someone who was known to have been heavily exposed to Ebola has been allowed to enter the US and wander around freely, potentially infecting others. This time, it’s a doctor who’d been working with Ebola patients … Continue reading

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Thursday, 23 October 2014

07:45 – The morning paper ran the headline of the century this morning: Reynolds snuffs out workplace smoking How bizarre is it for a tobacco company to ban smoking in its own facilities? It’s as if–to name two other industries … Continue reading

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Wednesday, 22 October 2014

08:28 – The good news is that an effective vaccine against Ebola may be available in the next few months. It’s unclear to me whether this vaccine is prophylactic, therapeutic, or both. Building more science kits continues, as does work … Continue reading

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