Monthly Archives: December 2014

Wednesday, -1 January 2015

09:50 – I’ll spend some time today closing out the business year. 2014 turned out to be a decent year, better than 2013, although not as much better as I’d hoped early in the year. 2015 should be better still, … Continue reading

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Tuesday, -2 January 2015

09:55 – Work continues on the prepping book. At the moment, I’m writing about so-called strategic relocation. I’m considering titling the chapter Out of the Frying Pan and into the Fire. Too many preppers have romantic notions about upping sticks … Continue reading

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Monday, -3 January 2015

08:03 – I need to build more chemistry kits today. We have five in stock, but four orders for them that came in yesterday and overnight, including one that’s going to France. I have enough subassemblies in stock to make … Continue reading

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Sunday, -4 January 2015

10:16 – Barbara is taking down and putting away Christmas/Saturnalia decorations. I’m doing laundry. Work on the prepping book continues. I’m still in the stage of writing a sentence or a couple paragraphs on random items as I think of … Continue reading

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Saturday, -5 January 2015

09:50 – The countdown begins. Only four days left to ship science kits this year. I’m still working on the prepping book. At the moment, I’m writing about those rack-based food storage rotation systems. Geez. Almost $500 for a storage … Continue reading

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Friday, 26 December 2014

09:12 – Barbara is back at work today, for the shortest workweek of the year. Monday and Friday rolled into one. She’s going to the gym after work, which will confuse Colin. He’s used to her going on Tuesdays and … Continue reading

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Thursday, 25 December 2014

08:51 – Merry Christmas to those of you who celebrate it. Io Saturnalia to those of us who are into more traditional holidays instead of these newfangled ones. Barbara is doing Christmas/Saturnalia at our house this year. No luck on … Continue reading

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Wednesday, 24 December 2014

08:33 – Another young black man viciously murdered by a cop, this one in an incident only two miles down the road from Ferguson. Antonio Martin was minding his own business when the cop approached him. Martin did what anyone … Continue reading

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Tuesday, 23 December 2014

07:46 – I feel the same way about controlling abortions as I do about controlling guns: neither one is any of the government’s business, and the government has no right to place any restrictions whatsoever on either. Unfortunately, North Carolina … Continue reading

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Monday, 22 December 2014

07:46 – Winston-Salem had another Brown/Garner Hands-Up/Black-Lives-Matter protest yesterday, this one at the intersection of Hanes Mall Boulevard and Stratford Road, a major shopping area and one of the busiest intersections in the city. The protest apparently lasted about 90 … Continue reading

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