Monthly Archives: November 2015

Monday, 30 November 2015

08:23 – As of today, the new house is ours. We have so much to do in Winston-Salem to get ready for the move that we decided not to stay up in Sparta tonight. Instead, we’ll make a flying trip … Continue reading

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Sunday, 29 November 2015

11:29 – We’re still busy packing stuff up. We head up to Sparta tomorrow to close on the house, and want to make sure we have everything we need to spend the night at the new house. Then it’s back … Continue reading

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Saturday, 28 November 2015

07:14 – I told Barbara yesterday that I wasn’t thrilled with the idea of installing a propane stove, for a lot of reasons. I said that we could get one if she really, really wanted to, but no matter what … Continue reading

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Friday, 27 November 2015

08:59 – Colin appears to be fully recovered. We’ll continue the metronidazole for the full five days, but it’s already knocked down the infection. He should be good to go by Monday for the trip up to Sparta to close … Continue reading

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Thursday, 26 November 2015

08:35 – Colin still had the squirties yesterday, so Barbara called our vet. We hauled him out there for a checkup late yesterday afternoon. She put him on metronidazole BID for five days and recommended (as Jenny had earlier in … Continue reading

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Wednesday, 25 November 2015

08:47 – More packing. We got the cased long-term storage food stacked up in the basement near the garage door, ready to load. There’s more than half a ton of that: about 240 #10 cans of dry staples from the … Continue reading

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Tuesday, 24 November 2015

07:48 – Ooh Rah! We’ve finished packing up the stuff we need to take along to the closing next Monday, and gotten it loaded into our vehicles. Other than last-minute stuff, that’s it for this phase. Now we return to … Continue reading

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Monday, 23 November 2015

08:17 – We’re still packing up for the move. There are boxes stacked all over the place, and more yet to be packed. We’ve segregated the items we’ll need to take up to the closing next Monday afternoon so that … Continue reading

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Sunday, 22 November 2015

09:43 – I just got back from walking Colin, who has the squirties. I wore just my hoodie, since the thermometer said it was 47F outside. I’m sure that’s correct, but it didn’t account for the wind, which was gusting … Continue reading

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Saturday, 21 November 2015

08:20 – I read an article in the paper this morning about two robberies of two taxi drivers in two days, at the same address. That got me thinking about all those articles I’ve seen recently about cities and taxi … Continue reading

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