Monthly Archives: October 2014

Tuesday, 21 October 2014

08:21 – I’m taking some time off writing today to do kit stuff. We’re low on biology kits, and I need to bottle another 60 sets of a dozen or so chemicals. The good news is that Ebola has been … Continue reading

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Monday, 20 October 2014

09:20 – The panic about Ebola seems to be receding a bit in the absence of any new cases being diagnosed over the last couple of days. There’s still a very high level of concern at all levels, of course, … Continue reading

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Sunday, 19 October 2014

09:03 – Late last month, Barbara and I stopped at the Dick’s Sporting Goods store to buy a couple of Marlin Model 60 .22LR rifles and a couple of Mossberg Maverick 88 pump-action riot guns. They had the Marlins in … Continue reading

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Saturday, 18 October 2014

09:16 – One of the commenters yesterday posted a link to an article from the Weekly Standard that’s worth taking the time to read: Six Reasons to Panic Actually, I can add a seventh, that no one ever talks about … Continue reading

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Friday, 17 October 2014

07:51 – I had a dream last night. The US House overwhelmingly voted to impeach Obama for malfeasance, misfeasance, nonfeasance, and treason. The vote in the US Senate was along self-interest lines, with all of the Republicans and every Democrat … Continue reading

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Thursday, 16 October 2014

09:12 – One of the first things I do when I start a book is scope out the competition. I find the best book and the best-selling book on the topic–often not the same book–and scan through it/them to make … Continue reading

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Wednesday, 15 October 2014

09:22 – Work on The Ultimate Family Prepping Guide continues. I’d forgotten just how much I enjoy heads-down writing: organizing thoughts, checking facts, constructing sentences that say exactly what I want to say without ambiguity. I’ve decided to organize the … Continue reading

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Tuesday, 14 October 2014

08:29 – Barbara enjoyed her trip. She always brings back small gifts for Colin and. This time, he got a black matte Zippo lighter. She brought me some fudge. We’re still talking about when and where to relocate. Last night, … Continue reading

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Monday, 13 October 2014

09:21 – The first thing many first-time visitors to downtown Winston-Salem notice is usually the old RJ Reynolds Building, which most of them probably assume is a small copy of the Empire State Building. In fact, the converse is true. … Continue reading

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Sunday, 12 October 2014

09:42 – Barbara comes home tomorrow afternoon, so I plan to spend some time getting the place cleaned up and de-cluttered. I’m not great at house cleaning, but I figure I can at least straighten up, clean the toilets, and … Continue reading

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