Category Archives: guest post – nick

Fri. May 11, 2018 – again?

72F and humid, but clear skies. Should be another hot sweaty day here in Houston. Friday again. More school activities. More stuff to do around the house. More, more, more… This week I ordered (and received some) parts to rebuild … Continue reading

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Sat. April 28, 2018 – GDPR Compliance

I’m getting an early start today. I’ve got one daughter at a special Girls run downtown, and the other has her normal softball game early this am. Currently 59F and damp, but due to get warm and dry later. RickH, … Continue reading

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Tues. April 24, 2018 – another day another dollar….

56F, cool and sunny. Looks like it’s gonna be an awesome day to be outside. [RBT always started with a weather report, and so I do, for continuity and as a measure of the passage of the seasons] I’m committed … Continue reading

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Mon. April 9, 2018 – the future of work?

55F and drizzle today, grey and dreary. Some discussion late yesterday about the future, education, and work. My wife still thinks college is a good idea, and we’re funding appropriately to allow both kids to go if they want to. … Continue reading

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Mon. April 2, 2018 – some thoughts on preparedness, and life

70F and 97%RH, sure to dry up as the sun warms the day….. I read this article and was struck by how many of the things match my own ideas (although not put the same way) and by how different … Continue reading

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Fri. Mar. 16, 2018 – what did you do to prep for LIFE?

71F, 94%RH and yep, back in Houston… Still, it looks like a nice day outside.– EDIT — started raining 🙁 This week, instead of what you did to prep specifically, what made you what you are today? What changed you … Continue reading

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Fri. Feb. 23, 2018 – What did you do to prep this week?

Friday again.  If time was passing any faster, it would be going backwards…. I’ve added an OFD Project page.  It’s link is in the black bar at the top of this page.  I’ll copy relevant comments or updates there as … Continue reading

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Fri. Feb. 16, 2018 -Pandemic flu preparedness

NB- after seeing how big this comment was, and recalling RBT’s instructions to me, I am promoting this comment to a Post. On an entirely separate subject, pandemic preparedness…. https://asprtracie.s3.amazonaws.com/documents/aspr-tracie-hcc-pandemic-checklist-508.pdf I’m looking thru the CDC’s Flu Pandemic readiness checklist for … Continue reading

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Fri. Feb. 16, 2019 Friday, again. Wow.

I’m tellin’ ya, time is flyin’ by…. 70F and 99%RH. Moisture condensing on concrete deck and floor, and anything metal or solid in the garage. Can anyone say “less than ideal storage conditions?” I did make a great dessert last … Continue reading

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Fri. Feb. 9, 2018 finally …

Well, not exactly ‘finally Friday’ as this week blazed by. Currently 56F and overcast, with T-storms in the area forecast. I’ve been thinking.  (smell the smoke?) Most of the immigration rationalizing has to do with bringing in workers and ‘vigorous … Continue reading

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