Category Archives: Random Stuff

Sat. Aug. 17, 2019 – half way through August…

81F and 98%RH at 8am. HOT humid and wet in various places and degrees yesterday. Because the rain was from T-storm cells, it was pretty localized. There were a lot of cells, and they were spread across most of Houston, … Continue reading

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Fri. Aug. 16, 2019 – another week gone

78F and saturated. All my windows are covered in condensation. That’s never a good sign. This week blazed by. I got very little done on any front other than starting school. A few more things were added to the grocery … Continue reading

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Thur. Aug. 15, 2019 – first day of school

76F and 99%RH. Rain didn’t continue much past the initial downpour, but the cooler temps did. First day of school. So exciting, so terrifying! Most of their immediate classmates will be very familiar to them. The school does move kids … Continue reading

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Wed. Aug. 14, 2019 – meet the teacher

81F and 96%RH this am. Early this am. Did I really get up this early every day for school? Yes I did. I sure don’t feel like it today though. Today we’ll be meeting the kids teachers and tomorrow is … Continue reading

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Tues. Aug. 13, 2019 – up early

80F and 95%RH early this morning. Sunny and hot yesterday. Sunny and hot forecast for today. I’m getting up earlier and earlier this week and waking the kids in a vain attempt to ease into the school year schedule. Heck, … Continue reading

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Mon. Aug. 12, 2019 – easy to criticize…

80F and 95%RH this morning. H/T to CommanderZero for the article link. Someone in his comments points out issues with the study and the authors. Nothing that invalidates my points. I’m taking a bit of time to fisk this article, … Continue reading

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Sun. Aug. 11, 2019 – Sunday, that’s my fun day…

89F and 80%RH. Sunny and hot, who woulda thunk it? Well, the sleepover went well. Second time here for both girls, so less getting up at night, and not sleeping. Still, it was midnight at least before they slept. So … Continue reading

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Sat. Aug. 10, 2019 – Nuts!

79F and 90%RH. Another sunny day… and HOT! I’ve got my non-prepping hobby meeting today. It’s been great meeting people I would never have met, and it got me into the ham radio lunch group, where I’ve met even more … Continue reading

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Fri. Aug. 9, 2019 – civilization, literally to live in cities

81F and 96%RH this am. This is the time of year we set the thermostat lower than we’d like, and have it colder in the house in the morning. Over the course of the day, the AC can’t quite keep … Continue reading

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Thur. Aug. 8, 2019 – tired again

80F and 80%RH this morning. You know, getting these posts ready the night before and having them drop automatically is very convenient. Too bad I didn’t do that last night. Instead I started a book. And a couple of hours … Continue reading

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