Monthly Archives: June 2016

Thursday, 30 June 2016

08:24 – More filling and labeling of bottles today. Barbara is leaving after dinner to drive down to Winston and spend the night at her sister’s house because she has an early doctor appointment tomorrow. Wild women and parties for … Continue reading

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Wednesday, 29 June 2016

09:19 – I was reading one of those panicky articles yesterday that claimed there are too many guns in private hands in the US. More than 200 million, it said. My best guess would be higher: between half a billion … Continue reading

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Tuesday, 28 June 2016

11:38 – Barbara left early to drive down to Winston, where she’s running errands and meeting friends for lunch. One of things I like about this area is the reliable rainfall. We’re not quite literally in a temperate rainforest, but … Continue reading

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Monday, 27 June 2016

10:38 – Barbara is off to the gym and supermarket. We have two of those in Sparta: Lowe’s where she always shops, and Food Lion, which she generally avoids. Lowe’s has a middle-class and higher customer base, while Food Lion … Continue reading

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Sunday, 26 June 2016

11:41 – Frances, Al, and their mutual friend Marcie made a day trip up here yesterday. Colin enjoyed himself immensely, as he always does when we have visitors. As it turns out, Barbara’s friend Marcie is a prepper, or at … Continue reading

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Saturday, 25 June 2016

13:26 – Barbara has some friends up from Winston on a day trip. They plan to have a late lunch in Sparta and then walk around downtown. It appears that one of our neighbors must have bought a new vehicle. … Continue reading

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Friday, 24 June 2016

09:35 – Good news overnight. The UK has voted to leave the EU, and that prog POS Cameron has announced his resignation. Apparently, Boris Johnson is likely to become leader of the Tories and probably the next PM. It would … Continue reading

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Thursday, 23 June 2016

08:42 – Filling and labeling more containers today. We’re getting to the point where we have enough of everything to start putting together chemical bags for the science kits 20 to 40 sets at a time. Right now, Barbara is … Continue reading

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Wednesday, 22 June 2016

09:33 – We got several hundred containers filled and labeled yesterday. More of the same the rest of this week. And another 3,000 bottles and caps showed up yesterday, just in time. We’re getting a bit concerned about Colin. He … Continue reading

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Tuesday, 21 June 2016

11:36 – We’re labeling and filling more containers, mostly in batches of 120 or 150 at a time. (The labels we use come 30 to a sheet). We’ll be doing this for quite a while, as each kit contains from … Continue reading

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