Monthly Archives: May 2016

Tuesday, 31 May 2016

11:20 – We’re back to the usual stuff around here. Barbara cut my hair this morning. I was getting a little shaggy. She’s running some errands this morning while I do laundry. This afternoon we’ll work on kit stuff. I’m … Continue reading

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Monday, 30 May 2016

13:08 – 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, 29 May 2016

12:45 – Barbara is home. Colin and I are delighted. Both of us were so happy when she got home that we almost peed on the floor. We’re taking it easy over the long holiday weekend. We did go out … Continue reading

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Saturday, 28 May 2016

08:59 – Barbara is due back sometime this afternoon. I’ve told Colin, but he doesn’t seem to understand what I’m telling him. Or perhaps he’s like Duncan. When Barbara was gone overnight or longer, Duncan used to shun her when … Continue reading

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Friday, 27 May 2016

10:45 – Barbara has been gone for five days, and is due back sometime tomorrow afternoon. Colin and I both miss her terribly. Last night we started watching Buffy the Vampire Slayer on Netflix streaming. It’s been probably a dozen … Continue reading

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Thursday, 26 May 2016

08:46 – Barbara has been gone for four days, and Colin and I are continuing to make do. We finished re-watching Jericho again last night. I continue to be impressed by the tight writing. It ran for only 30 episodes … Continue reading

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Wednesday, 25 May 2016

08:14 – Barbara has been gone for three days, but Colin and I are making do. She called around dinner time yesterday. She’s relaxing and having a good time, which is the important part. Also, Colin is behaving much better … Continue reading

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Tuesday, 24 May 2016

09:43 – Barbara has been gone for 48 hours. It sure is boring when she’s away, for both Colin and me. I didn’t want to bother her yesterday while she was in class, so I sent her a text to … Continue reading

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Monday, 23 May 2016

09:33 – Barbara has been gone for 24 hours. Colin and I are still alive. She called yesterday afternoon at 1650 to say she’d arrive safely after driving seven hours with a few stops. Her cell signal wasn’t great, but … Continue reading

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Sunday, 22 May 2016

10:03 – Barbara took off about 9:40 for a week in Brasstown, down in the far, far southwest corner of North Carolina. It’s about 300 miles and a six hour drive from here. She did take along a pretty comprehensive … Continue reading

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