Monthly Archives: January 2016

Sunday, 31 January 2016

10:37 – Another month gone, but we got a lot accomplished. When we put in an offer on our new house in late October, I didn’t expect things to progress as quickly as they did. But here we are, pretty … Continue reading

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Saturday, 30 January 2016

10:30 – More administrative stuff today and tomorrow. Monday, I start on building more chemical bags and other subassemblies for science kits, as well as getting shelves up in my office and the unfinished basement area and getting my new … Continue reading

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Friday, 29 January 2016

09:19 – Amazon updated my Kindle Fire, and presumably Barbara’s, to the new version of their OS overnight. The changes are significant, and many of them appear gratuitous, but we’ll see how they work. I normally work in landscape mode, … Continue reading

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Thursday, 28 January 2016

10:30 – Barbara left about an hour ago to drive down to Winston, where she’s running some errands and having lunch with a friend. She was originally planning to go yesterday, but the weather forecast was iffy, so they rescheduled … Continue reading

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Wednesday, 27 January 2016

10:47 – I see that the standoff has ended, with the Bundy family and their supporters arrested and one of them shot dead. No surprise there. But it comes at a cost to the government in the form of decreased … Continue reading

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Tuesday, 26 January 2015

11:14 – Here’s an article by Kurt Schlichter that’s worth reading: Buy Ammo FTA: […]An armed, trained populace is not only prepared for when things go bad, but the fact that it is armed and trained makes it much less … Continue reading

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Monday, 25 January 2016

11:30 – We ended up bagging Orange is the New Black. I don’t have any interest in a series set in a women’s prison, let alone one with with a whining, entitled bitch as the protagonist. We finished series one … Continue reading

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Sunday, 24 January 2016

12:31 – I hope USPS is running tomorrow. I have kits stacked up and awaiting pickup. Barbara shoveled the front steps and walk this morning. I got the Trooper out of the garage and used it to punch through the … Continue reading

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Saturday, 23 January 2016

10:34 – The snow is mostly past. We’re to have maybe another inch today, but that’s it for this storm. I have no idea how much we got. We’ve had sustained winds of 20+ MPH (32 KPH) the whole time, … Continue reading

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Friday, 22 January 2016

10:37 – The snow came in overnight as expected. They’d forecast 3 to 5 inches overnight. When I took Colin out about 0800, there was about 4″ (10 cm) on the ground. There was no snow falling at that point, … Continue reading

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