Monthly Archives: November 2018

Fri. Nov. 30, 2018 – Friday again, and so soon…

60F and wet, indicated, and I believe it. My hands feel like paddles, my knees ache. Last Friday of November. Time to get the Advent calendars out for the kids, time to get a visit from an Elf spy who … Continue reading

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Thur. Nov. 29, 2018 – coming right soon…

Weather station says 65F and 99RH, but that could be from yesterday. I really have to climb up there and change the batteries. It’s supposed to be warm and wet though, so it is possible. Christmas and the end of … Continue reading

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Wed. Nov. 28, 2018 – cold and wet again

45F and 99%RH according to my weather station… and my furnace is running constantly. Blank page in front of me, and blank brain inside my head. It’s gonna have to be enough that the door is open and the lights … Continue reading

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Tues. Nov. 27, 2018 – an appeal…

Cold and wet this morning. Weather station hibernating due to weak batteries. It was 44F according to my wife’s phone yesterday, and I expect it will be the same or colder today, mainly based on the amount of time the … Continue reading

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Mon. Nov. 26, 2018 – back to the grind

Weather station says 69F and 40%RH which is clearly wrong. Heater is running so it is more likely 40F. Never got around to changing the batteries…. The kids are back in school for a couple of weeks, and they are … Continue reading

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Sun. Nov. 25, 2018 – one month until Christmas….

66F and saturated this late am. Everyone slept late. Office cleanup and reorg continues slowly here. I made some minor changes to my radio layout, and spent some time dialing around the bands last night. Had some weird pockets of … Continue reading

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Sat. Nov. 24, 2018 – Black Friday over, only a couple dead…

Currently 51F and saturated. Missed the garbage truck this morning. I usually hear them in plenty of time. Bummer. Despite Friday of color shootings and fights, it was probably less violent than most weekends in those areas. And the cops … Continue reading

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Fri. Nov. 23, 2018 – the day retail makes money

Currently 60F and slightly less wet than yesterday. Kids and guests let me sleep until 9am. Which was good. Had a bit of trouble dropping of last night, which rarely happens so it was nice to get the extra time. … Continue reading

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Thur. Nov. 22, 2018 – Thanksgiving Day (US)

52F and wet. Rained off and on all night, very lightly, spatter and drizzle. Today is the day we take some time and give thanks for the blessings we have. Which is a very religious statement at its base. But … Continue reading

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Wed. Nov. 21, 2018 – almost Thanksgiving

Weather station says 45F and wet, and the sun is out. Haven’t poked my head out yet, the dog has a doggy door he can use… Problems continue for Wall Street. Other economic news has grim stuff in it too. … Continue reading

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