Monthly Archives: May 2015

Sunday, 31 May 2015

09:29 – Barbara is cleaning house and then heading out to meet a friend for lunch. Colin is hiding under my desk, apparently afraid that she’s going to bathe him again. One of the commenters yesterday posted a link to … Continue reading

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Saturday, 30 May 2015

10:53 – Barbara is out running errands. I’m doing laundry and the other usual Saturday housekeeping tasks. We’ll do kit stuff this afternoon and tomorrow. Once we get moved, I’m going to talk to Barbara about converting some of our … Continue reading

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Friday, 29 May 2015

07:23 – Good for NC Governor Pat McCrory, who just vetoed the “religious freedom” bill. I’d have been all in favor of any bill that protected individuals’ and private companies’ right to discriminate against anything or anyone for any reason … Continue reading

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Thursday, 28 May 2015

09:18 – Work on science kits continues, as does work on the prepping book, AKA The Book That Wouldn’t Die. I’m still jumping around in the book, writing a section here and a paragraph there as I think of things … Continue reading

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Wednesday, 27 May 2015

08:32 – I thought things had calmed down a bit in Baltimore and other large cities, but apparently not. Over the holiday weekend, about 30 people were shot in Baltimore, nine of them fatally, and nearly 60 were shot in … Continue reading

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Tuesday, 26 May 2015

09:13 – Thanks to Barbara’s efforts over the last few weekends, I have something like 3,000 labeled chemical bottles that need to be filled and capped. I’ll get started on that today, along with building another batch of chemistry kits. … Continue reading

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Monday, 25 May 2015

08:30 – It’s Memorial Day here in the U.S., the day set aside to remember those who sacrificed themselves to protect our freedom. Although the official purpose of Memorial Day is to remember those who gave their lives in the … Continue reading

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Sunday, 24 May 2015

08:41 – We’re having a get-together for Memorial Day with Barbara’s sister and brother-in-law. Colin will have lots of begging opportunities. We don’t store freeze-dried just-add-water complete meals, but if you like these meals you might want to check the … Continue reading

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Saturday, 23 May 2015

08:20 – I got email from Jen, letting me know that she’s ordered egg powder, Morning Moo’s, butter powder, and cheese blend powder from Augason Farms via Walmart. Thirty cans of powdered eggs, 24 cans of Morning Moo’s, and 18 … Continue reading

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Friday, 22 May 2015

07:18 – I’ve spent some time over the last few days inventorying and organizing our stocks. I was putting some #10 cans in the downstairs freezer yesterday when I realized that some of my readers might be interested in what … Continue reading

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