Category Archives: Random Stuff

Wed. June 26, 2019 – like my men..

Got a bit warmer by late afternoon yesterday, but cool and clear to start. Same forecast for today. I’m in a suburb of Chicago, and I was quite surprised by the difference in pricing at the grocery store. Items I … Continue reading

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Tues. June 25, 2019 – safely in the Chicago area

A bit cool and damp by my standards…hoping for a sunny day. Lot of driving in the past two days. Spent Monday dodging thunderstorms and missed most of them. Not much traffic on the interstates. Fewer trucks than last time, … Continue reading

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Mon. June 24, 2019 – free but useless

Wet and humid here in AR. Posting early and from my phone because the hotel free wifi still uses some sort of authorization, and it doesn’t work on any of the android browsers on my tablet. More driving today. I … Continue reading

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Sun. June 23, 2019 – hitting the road

81F and 94%RH this morning. With light and occasional sprinkles yesterday, the humidity was miserable. Later this morning I’m hitting the road for Chi-town. Well, near to it anyway. Nearer than I like. Two days there, work on stuff for … Continue reading

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Sat. June 22, 2019 – sleeping in

85F at midnight, so I expect it is hot this am. [added – 83F and 93%RH, so not horrible at 7:30am] I’m trying to sleep in today, I want to be fully rested for my trip. Still have a lot … Continue reading

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Wed. June 19, 2019 – nothing catches my eye

79F and saturated this morning. Hot and humid yesterday, with the sun baking down. Today should be the same. Summer in Houston. Whoda thunkit? Nothing in the news catches my eye. I didn’t watch, listen to, or even become aware … Continue reading

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Tues. June 18, 2019 – wtf, over?

74F and 99%RH.  Finally got cooler after dusk yesterday.  Until then it was plenty hot and humid, if not as much as the day before.  openweathermap has a tiny bit of rain and mid nineties in our forecast.  Yuck. “Facebook … Continue reading

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Sun. June 16, 2019 – Happy Fathers Day

I’m sleeping in but I’m sure it’s hot.  We did get a brief shower yesterday so maybe FEMA was right to put us in the Tstorm zone.  Still, the openweathermap prediction was much closer to an accurate portrayal of the … Continue reading

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Sat. June 15, 2019 – as the world turns

80F and 93%RH this morning.  Clear and hot yesterday but a great night.  FEMA has us in the edge of a storm system, while openweathermap.org has us partly cloudy to clear later.  At this point, I’m believing openweathermap.  They have … Continue reading

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Fri. June 14, 2019 – stuff to do, always…

75F and 93%RH. Forecast for sunny and clear, high in low 90s, which would be really nice. I’ve got a mixed bag of tasks moved to the top of the list today, and I’ve got the kids at home. Headlines … Continue reading

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