Posted by pjsauter on June 29, 2015
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Like many people (I suspect), I turn the radio on for the dogs when I leave the house in the morning. I’d like to think it makes them feel less lonely. Ordinarily I leave in on NPR, ‘cuz I figure if anybody is snooping around, they’ll hear talking and think somebody’s home (though they’d have to be kind of nuts to risk sneaking in with three rather large noisy dogs woofing at them – they have some pretty impressive big boy/girl barks).
Posted by pjsauter on June 21, 2015
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I’ve been reading the label on a case of Clorox® for the past week or so, since it’s sitting on a table in the garage (and by “table” I of course mean “cube freezer,” which like most things with a flat surface in our house has been transformed into a table – but I digress). Mostly I’ve been looking at the part that says, “Kills 99.9% of Common Household Germs.” Some might find this comforting, but all I can think about is the fact that there are apparently germs (defined on the Clorox® website as bacteria and viruses) that are in my house, common, and cannot be killed by a 6.0 percent aqueous solution of sodium hypochlorite. I really don’t wanna run into the virus that can’t be killed by bleach in a dark alley (or my bathroom) some night.
Posted by pjsauter on June 18, 2015
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Posted by pjsauter on June 8, 2015
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I don’t know about you all, but weekends sure do seem to take a lot out of me. But it’s a lot better than going to work, which is why I’m glad I have today off. Especially since I neglected to cut the grass (though it’s kind of wet out there, so I’m not sure if I’ll get to it today, either). I also have a new $11 plastic mailbox to install. Kind of decided that since the snowplow’s just gonna take it sooner or later anyway, there’s no point in getting anything but the cheapest shit available.
Posted by pjsauter on June 4, 2015
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So, yesterday was the first day in a while when the weather wasn’t really, really sucky. It was actually sunny, not hot, and not humid. I celebrated by sitting in my windowless office all day (I did manage to get in a 10 minute walk across a couple parking lots to go look at some trees and the vestiges of the old Erie Canal, which is right by where I work. More accurately, I work next to what’s called Wide Waters, which are widened out areas they had every so often along the canal.
Posted by pjsauter on June 1, 2015
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Well, at least it isn’t snowing. But it was friggin’ cold and rainy this morning (and all day yesterday, for that matter). It was hot and humid when I went to bed on Saturday night, but I don’t think it got much above 50 yesterday. Fortunately, having gotten the grass cut Saturday, I took advantage of the shitty weather to put an outlet in my office in anticipation of installing the little $119 air conditioner I ordered in there at some point (window or wall, I haven’t determined yet – I’ve gone back and forth on the idea, and am leaning toward a through-the-wall install at the moment).