2/19/18: Daily Post

Yesterday, I started out the day by going on another 5+ mile run. It wasn’t as fast as Sundays, but that had more to do with my choice of route, as I kept getting caught at stoplights.

I did a bunch of housework yesterday as well. I hung up a rack for our miniature baseball bats and souvenir baseballs, rehung a poster, and did some general organizing in the living room. I moved some stuff from the wood shed to the regular shed, including Abe’s old cage, and a broken air conditioner that I think I can fix. I also folded like four or five loads of laundry.

In the evening, I had a Varsity Tutors appointment with a new student, and I think that went well. We have a weekly scheduled time, so hopefully that will work out. One of my students (and perhaps a second) have dropped out of Varsity Tutors this weekend, so I’m certainly glad this one came along.

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1/21/18: Daily Post

Yesterday, I spent the bulk of the day cleaning my house. I made a huge dent in my house, and it is actually starting to come together nicely. I hung up all of the pictures and posters that have been sitting in the living room since 2011, did a thorough cleaning of the living room, and now, there are places to sit down in my house.

In the afternoon, I did two tutoring sessions for Varsity Tutors. The first one was an in-person session. We met at the Taylor Ranch library. Unfortunately, our whispering was too loud for the man gambling away his social security check on online bingo, so we left after an hour. However, we will meet again next week at the Flying Star instead.

I also did an online session for one of my long-time students, which went well.

In the evening, I also did a little work for the Dynamo project, as I went through some more online training.

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1/20/18: Daily Post

Yesterday, I spent a good part of the Sabbath at the Rio Rancho Seventh-Day Adventist church. I first led the devotional for Sabbath School. Then I attended Sabbath School and church service. Soon after the church service, I attended a dedication for the new youth area, which looked really nice. I went home and had some lunch, and then came back for Adventist Youth.

Unfortunately, Adventist Youth was mostly people older than I. Hopefully, that will change.

In the evening, I did quite a bit of housework, and then called JoAnna and chatted with her for several hours. I think she is having fun at her show.

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1/13/18: Daily Post

Yesterday, I started out the day by participating in a Society for Industrial Archeology board of directors call, as I am still on the board.  It mostly concerned details of the upcoming tours and conferences.

After that, I attended Rio Rancho Seventh Day Adventist Church for Sabbath school and church service.  This week, one of the elders talked about “old folks”, and it was quite entertaining.  After that, we had potluck lunch.

In the afternoon, I primed some brass for my .38.  After sundown, I started rearranging the TV room.  I think it looks much better.  I moved the drafting table against the wall instead of sticking out into the room.  It provides better circulation and better light, as well, as the table always had stuff on it that blocked both of these from my computer desk.

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1/7/18: Daily Post

Yesterday, I started out the day by going for a 2.25 mile run. It was cold, or at leas the breeze was cold. I ended up needing to wear my running pants instead of running shorts.

In the afternoon, I did a bunch of housework, including five loads of laundry. JoAnna and I also did some cooking and shopping.

In the evening, I continued with the laundry, but then also logged a few hours working on the Dynamo project. I spent some more time getting ready to start my routine again, now that the holiday break is over.

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11/5/17: Daily Post

Yesterday was a busy day.  I started out the day by having my sleeping all out of whack due to Daylight Savings Time.  I ended up sleeping in, much to my dismay, as I had intended to go jogging.

Instead, I rushed out the door for an appointment with the Crown Vic at Firestone.  They were able to determine why I keep getting an engine code.  As it turns out, one of my catalytic converters is weak and probably needs to be replaced.  Thankfully, the fuel control computer is adjusting for it, so it’s no rush.  They should be replaced in pairs, so I will wait until they are both failing, or failing so that the engine is running rich, before taking any action.

In the afternoon, I ran quite a few loads of laundry, as well as dishes.  I did a lot of housework as well, de-cobwebbing, cleaning behind the dryer, and so on.  In the evening, I worked in my outdoor shed and reloading shop, cleaning it up as well.

In the late evening, I worked on my NaNoWriMo project and did some grading for my instrumentation lab.

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10/16/17: Daily Post

Yesterday was a productive day for me, even if it did get off to a late start.  I started out the day by sleeping in until 7 or so, and then driving down to Socorro.

I drove my pickup, so I took a truckload of boxes to the storage unit.  I really need to organize that space, as it is a giant mess.  It could hold many more boxes than are there currently, thanks to its disarray.  This will be something I will work on over the next few months.  In addition to simply organizing the existing boxes, there are tons of clothes that can be donated, paperwork to shred or trash, and so on.

In the afternoon, I finished up an UpWork assignment, and then graded papers for several hours.  I also had a Varsity Tutors lesson and set up my instrumentation lab for later today.

In the evening, I shot one round at air rifle practice and ended up eventually going to my brother’s house for the evening (or early morning).

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