7/21/17: Daily Post

Yesterday, I spent the day prepping for my upcoming trip.  I ran like four loads of laundry, cleaned the fish tank, cleaned the bathroom and kitchen, and so on, before packing my bags.

We did find out that the Durango leg of our trip was cancelled, so we are driving straight to Illinois instead.

In the evening, I went to the Rio Rancho Seventh Day Adventist church and attended another prayer session and study of the Desire of Ages by Ellen G. White.  We are on Chapter 55, and had a lively discussion about the parable of the Good Samaritan.

In the late evening, we saw the International Space Station (ISS) pass overhead, and then we made some chips and dip, and watched Ghostbusters.

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7/15/17: Daily Post

Yesterday, I went to Sabbath School and Church at the Rio Grande Seventh Day Adventist church.  As usual, it was a good time.  In particular, they gave their 4th of July session.  Typically, this is given the weekend nearest Independence Day, but for some reason, it was delayed.  They focused on Francis Scott Key and writing the National Anthem as part of the sermon.

In the late afternoon and evening, JoAnna and I had a date night to Annapurna’s and then for a nice walk around the UNM campus.  Along our walk, we saw quite a few ducks, mice, rabbits, turtles and one bullfrog that took a while to find.  We had a great time.

Overnight, we lost power, and so I spent part of this morning in recovery mode, rebooting computers and restarting my weather station.  I will need to invest in an UPS at some point to save me this trouble.

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7/1/17: Daily Post

Yesterday, I started out the day by driving to the Camp Meeting, which was an event hosted by the Texaco Conference of Seventh-Day Adventists.  It was held just north of Ruidoso, so I left Socorro early in the morning.

I attended Sabbath School, Church and an afternoon session.  In the late afternoon, severe storms had developed across much of the state, including one cell just south of my location, passing through Ruidoso.  I headed south to Ruidoso, then northeast along US-70 to chase this storm.  It fell apart soon after my northeastern turn, so I ended up punching the core and driving home.

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6/3/17: Daily Post

Yesterday, I attended Sabbath School and church at the Rio Rancho Seventh Day Adventist church.  The Sabbath School teachers were new, and were quite well-versed in the scriptures and history.  Church service was an introduction to Esther and Daniel, as they will begin the study of Esther next week.  I will be on the road.

In the afternoon, I did some reading and some writing.  I have a new short-story idea that I will probably never share on here, but I am writing it anyway.  I also chatted with a few old friends.

I played on 20 meters a bit, giving the rig a good test before my road trip.  I made a few shipboard contacts and one or two in the Alabama QSO Party.

In the evening, we went to the Solid Grounds Coffee House and watched a bluegrass band play.  I can’t remember their names, but their fiddle player was phenomenal.

Other than that, it was an uneventful day.

Still depressed, not battling it any more.

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4/29/17: Daily Post

I have been really busy the last few days and have been unable to post, it seems.  Our juniors and seniors were finishing up their final presentations for Friday, and I spent time with them going over their presentations.

Yesterday, I was in a blah mood, and ended up late to church.  I still went, however.

In the afternoon, I did some reading.

In the evening, Joey and I went to Solid Grounds Coffee House to hear music, as we often do on Saturday evenings.  Afterwards, we went to JoAnna’s parents’ house for ice cream.

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4/22/17: Daily Post

Yesterday, I was late to Sabbath School again, and even a few minutes late to church, but I did arrive.  The sermon was led by the church school, and they did a play and several songs with bells.

In the afternoon, I did some reading and then picked up Joey from the library.  Then, we drove to the Solid Grounds Coffee House for music and a visit with Joey’s grandparents.

The evening was relatively slow.  I did a bit more reading and that was about it.

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3/25/17: Daily Post

Yesterday, I spent the morning attending the Rio Rancho Seventh-Day Adventist Church for both Sabbath School and church.  It was the first time I had attended their Sabbath School, and it was a good day to pick.  Yesterday was 13th Sabbath, so I was able to get a quarterly for the upcoming quarter, and have started working on it.

After church, I helped Joey take down his model car display at the local library.  It was up for almost a month, and he had quite a few people comment that they liked the display.

When we returned home, we went for a short (4 mile) bike ride around the neighborhood.  I added two GPS-tracked bike rides to my biking page.  There have been other bike rides, but some of them were not tracked properly.

In the late afternoon, I put my weather camera online!  You can see it here:  https://www.wunderground.com/webcams/WU-934542/1/show.html .  I need to reroute the USB cord, as it currently runs through the middle of the floor.

In the evening, I played in the WPX amateur radio contest, making around 20 contacts.  I will play in this contest for a bit today as well.

We also attended another music concert at Solid Grounds Coffee House.  While I was there, JoAnna’s mother returned a book I had loaned to her and also loaned me a book as well.  I think this may become a tradition!

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